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Preston UK
Reviewed 11 June 2016

My wife and I spent a night here on the way to Ningaloo. I was fascinated by the combination of old and new technology in use. Solar power pumped water from a borehole into a header tank and an old fashioned wood burning "donkey" heated water for the shower. Great outback experience.

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Joyce P, Guest Relations Manager at Emu Creek Station, responded to this review

We are so glad that people stay with us and get a feel for our lifestyle. City and town folk often don't know what it takes to put a steak on their plates! We often say "Get off the bitumen and get the feel for the place - we don't bite!"

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We spent a night here on our way to Ningaloo. It is a lovely old homestead. Joyce was most welcoming, and provided a delicious two course meal for nine of us. Our dinner companions included 4 workmen, who were good company and interesting to talk to. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and recommend it to anyone wanting an "Aussie experience"!

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Joyce P, Guest Relations Manager at Emu Creek Station, responded to this review

Thank you for these encouraging comments. Only sorry that we could not see you again on your return visit due to slippery roads. I am sure you made the right decision as my drive home that day was quite hairy. Hope to see you again one year when we have water in the pool and you can brave the kayaks...

Reviewed 27 April 2016

We spent 3 nights at Emu Creek (family of 4) and it was an amazing and insightful experience into station life in the Pilbara! Darryl, Joyce, Kylie, Dean and kids made this adventure, by showing us around the station and explaining all of the history. Our kids loved getting dirty in the river beds, catching tadpoles, chasing cows and driving...

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Joyce P, Owner at Emu Creek Station, responded to this review

Thank you Catherine and family! The things of nature we sometimes take for granted can be fascinating for townie children. It's back to the simple pleasures, conversation and family working as a team. Thanks for being great guests.

Carnarvon, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Had such a great time, an excellent Easter long weekend swimming in the little pools around the homestead and eating delicious home cooked meals. Great company and good exploring. Saw lots of birds, animals and cattle along the way. Thoroughly recommend for a stress free weekend.

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Joyce P, Owner at Emu Creek Station, responded to this review

Hi Missem88 - We certainly showed you how things can go wrong in the Pilbara - no power equals no fans. At least we had gas cooking! You were the perfect guest and would be welcome any time.

Luang Namtha, Laos
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Real outback experience, lovely people, plenty of animals and wild life. Be prepare to a real farm experience :) Motor bike buggy 4wd huge land, big river. Camping is very standard, clean shower and toilet.

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Asnieres-sur-Seine, France
Reviewed 23 November 2015

we spent 1 week in this station and we had a very nice moment with joyce and darryl. We learned a lot about the station and the farm. You can camp or have a room. You can ask for the breakfast, lunch or dinner. Joyce is a very good cook. We had very nice moment.

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Joyce P, Owner at Emu Creek Station, responded to this review

We love to hear you enjoyed your stay with us - you are welcome any time. We count ourselves very fortunate to be surrounded by nature year round.

Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We heard about this little gem via fellow travelers and the recommendation was spot on. We needed a stop between Ningaloo and Karijini National Park, just to break up that long drive. Paid $25 for UNPOWERED camping along the river. Be prepared with everything you need as there are no facilities at the river itself. However, only a five minute...

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Mandurah, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Spent one night here on our way north. Beautiful spot right on the water, able to park the van wherever we wanted. Basic bathroom facilities but spotlessly clean with plenty of hot water, towels and soap provided. Fires and dogs permitted, a true bush camping experience.

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Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Peaceful, idyllic location to camp in the West Pilbura. Camp sites along permanent, fresh water pool (2 km) are natural. Station owners Joyce and Daryl are lovely. There are options for Station tours and homestead meals and you won't believe the peacefulness at night.

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WA
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We had been travelling and camping in the Pilbara for 10 days and had intended to camp at Emu Creek Station. However, rain was expected and so we asked if we could stay in the homestead. Darryl and Joyce made us welcome and we stayed in Room 1 and had the use of a nearby shower and toilet. Mustering contractors...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Emu Creek Station is a family operated cattle station with guest accommodation. We have a beautiful fresh water pool close to the homestead where you may swim, canoe or admire the bird-life. We have an historic shearing shed where up to 20,000 sheep were shorn since settlement in 1891. Emu Creek Station was formerly Nyang Station but changed its name when cattle production began. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emu Creek Station

Address: 1 Nyang Road | off North West Coastal Highway, Yannarie, Western Australia 6701, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Yannarie
Price Range: $161 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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