'Maali' is the Wardandi word for the black swan and along the Western and Southern cost of the South West, 'up' means place of ("up" changes to "in" at the border of Wiilmun boodja). To learn more about the Langauage Groups of the South West of Western Australia, visit our Bibbulmun (Noongar) Kaatidjin page.
Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery is a wonderful place to visit in Perth, Western Australia when you want to purchase authentic Aboriginal Art and experience local bush tucker.
As the borders did not open on 5/2/22, we have decided to do some maintenance work and will be closed .until 5/3/22. However, we are happy to open by arrangement for groups and if you just want to pop in to buy some bushtucker herbs and spices or a fabulous gift. Call Lyall 0438 940 737 or Dale on 041 111 2450. You can also order the herbs and spices on line at our new associated website: www.daletilbrookexperiences.com.au. On this website you can also access our new booking platform for all our Aboriginal cultural experiences.
Maalinup is the Place of the Black Swan, which acknowledges our location here in the picturesque Swan Valley, Perth, Western Australia. The Swan Valley is the oldest wine growing region in Western Australia and home to great wineries, restaurants and attractions. You can make a day of it or stay in one of the many accommodation options.
The new suite of trail brochures allows you to navigate easily around the Valley. We are featured in Bush Tucker and Beyond. The trails give you a number of linked choices you can visit in a day. With 150 businesses in Valley, they are a godsend.
We are just 35 minutes from the Perth CBD. A “must see” stop on any trip to the Swan Valley. Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery is unique to Perth as an Aboriginal owned and operated enterprise offering Aboriginal cultural activities, talks, performances and bush tucker, as well as a gallery full of local Aboriginal art, exquisitely different hand painted gifts and high quality Australian made souvenirs. Drop in and sample sauces, jams, chutneys, oils and dukkahs from our bushtucker range or treat yourself to a handmade soap or book.
Specialising in art from the South West, proudly displayed are works by well known local artists.
Framed and unframed works are available and shipping can be arranged.
Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery is owned and operated by Maali Mia Pty Ltd, a wholly Indigenous owned and operated company.
Find us at: 10070 West Swan Road, Henley Brook. (Next door to Supa Golf at the Swan Valley Oasis Resort)