Learn about the Mallee landscape and scrub – PDF Fact Sheet
Billiatt Conservation Park is situated 18 km south of Alawoona on the main Alowoona Lameroo road that meets the park’s southern boundary 37 km from Lameroo. The park is only sign posted on the north-eastern corner. Ample water and fuel should be carried when travelling in this area. The country is characterised by sand dunes with a mosaic of open Mallee scrub. Ridge-fruited Mallee and Red-tipped Slender Leaf Mallee add colour to the dunes while Broom Brush grows in the mottled shade. Excellent views can be obtained from the Trig Point by walking 1 km from the road. This is not sign-posted. PDF Fact Sheet.
Passing through Lameroo you can enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the Ngarkat Conservation Park and take in the views over the park’s 270,000 hectares of vegetated sand dunes, mallee and heath.The park abounds in wildlife. Look out for western grey kangaroo and emus and more than 120 species of birds. You may spot a rare Malleefowl walking slowly among the trees.
A number of walking trails give you the opportunity to see the wildlife and get a better appreciation of the vast mallee landscape. Enjoy the magnificent views from Tyms Lookout along a 2-3 hour hike. Early attempts to farm this country failed as seen by the ruins of early European pioneering settlements at Box Flat.