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Australia Theme Park

El Caballo Equine Theme Park, Perth, WA [VIDEO]

El Caballo Blanco is a former Spanish equine theme park situated in Perth, Western Australia. It features grand showgrounds, a ‘Rampage’ aqua slide and pools, a small wildlife zoo, rollers coaster, lifestyle village, stables, VIP areas, bars, restaurants, a theatre and a championship golf course (still in use). During its peak time of operation in […]

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Australia Business

Abandoned Bowbilla Boarding Kennels, Perth, WA [VIDEO]

Bowbilla Boarding Kennels & Cattery was a pet accommodation centre in Wanneroo, Perth, Western Australia. The kennels were established by Dave & Betty Bowie in 1971. The site includes many buildings including houses, sheds, kennels, huge outdoor cages, grassy areas and workshops. In some of the larger kennels, there were doggie swimming pools and comfy couches. […]

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Australia Business

Abandoned Western Australian Herbarium Garden

The Western Australian Herbarium was established in 1928 when Mr C A Gardner was appointed to the new position of Government Botanist and Curator of the State Herbarium. During this time, he also acquired control over a separate herbaria site belonging to the Department of Agriculture and the Forestry Department. The idea of amalgamating those […]

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Australia Business

Abandoned Miller’s Tyre Service, Perth, WA [VIDEO]

Miller’s Tyre Service hit the news headlines when a truck parked inside the warehouse caught fire recently. It was a deliberate arson attack that resulted in damages of over $10k. The inside of the warehouse is in pretty bad shape. I’ve never seen so many papers strewn across one floor and the machinery left behind […]

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Australia Farmhouse

Abandoned Cattle Farm, Perth, Western Australia [VIDEO]

This unique abandoned site used to be a farm that traded under the name J Wade Grazing Co between 2000 and 2003. There are several buildings at this location, which were used for cattle ranching, agriculture, and forestry. It was run independently by a family who was big into their horses, which isn’t surprising because […]

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Australia Factory/Warehouse

Abandoned Animal, Research Station, Perth, WA

The Medina Research Station was an Australian government initiative where both animals and vegetables were farmed and tested. Operations began in 1964 after which research was carried out on pigs, soil types, vegetables, insecticides and pesticides. The site is massive with over 20 abandoned buildings including animals pens, greenhouses, testing warehouses, storerooms and even residential […]

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Australia Factory/Warehouse

Abandoned Metals Warehouse, Perth, WA [VIDEO]

This is a former site belonging to Sims Metal Australia, an international company that buys and processes scrap metal from businesses, other recyclers and the general public. They have over 200 processing facilities in the United States, United Kingdom and Australasia. This particular location is vast with many abandoned buildings onsite. Much of the metal […]

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Australia Call Centre

Abandoned Midway Taxi Rank, Perth, WA [VIDEO]

Insane graffiti, a room for the homeless with a flatscreen monitor, and a popular party hub for youngsters. The deserted Midway Taxi rank in Perth’s northwest has recently been sold to a local developer. It carried a price guide of more than $5 million when it hit the market. Spanning across 2914 square metres, the […]

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Australia Trains

Abandoned Train Cemetery in Perth, WA

In order to reduce the dependence on Westrail’s ageing wooden coaches, Hotham Valley initiated a worldwide search in 1987 for second-hand, modern steel coaches that would meet the needs of the railway for a very long time into the future. The outcome of this search was the acquisition of a large fleet of eminently suitable […]

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Australia Theme Park

Abandoned Marapana Wildlife Park, Perth, WA

Marapana Wildlife Park used to be a hotspot for families and children to enjoy nature, the outdoors and the exquisite animals that can be found in Western Australia. For any newcomer to Australia, like myself, this attraction would have been the perfect place to see animals such as camels, koalas, crocodiles, kangaroos and snakes up […]