Australia's Golden Outback Holiday Planner 2022/23


HYDEN 342km south-east of Perth

Known for Wave Rock, there is so much more for travellers to do in and around the thriving, including amazing rock formations, dazzling seasonal wildflowers and clear starry nights. Be sure to visit Wave Rock, Mulka’s Cave, Hippo’s Yawn, Lake Magic and the State Barrier Fence - all of interest. Public artwork throughout the Shire includes sculptures that you can check out on your way to Wave Rock. Places of Interest Wave Rock Walk The Wave Rock Circuit and Breakers Trail encompasses Wave Rock, Hippos Yawn and Breakers picnic area and range in length from 325m for Wave Rock, to 3.6km through salt lakes and bush. Interpretive signage and seating is available along most trails and they are suitable for visitors with children in push chairs or bicycles. Mulka’s Cave and The Humps 15km from Wave Rock is Mulka’s Cave featuring Aboriginal rock art, native bushland and gnamma holes. The Kalari Trail at The Humps provides a panoramic view of the surrounds from this large rock formation. Public toilets are available onsite. Upcoming events

KONDININ 282km south-east of Perth

and view the sculptures, murals and mosaics. A brochure is available at the administration/information centres.

Kondinin is a vibrant Wheatbelt community with many hidden treasures like Statues Lake, Yeerakine Rock, Art trails, wildflowers and much more. First settled in 1909, the red fertile loam soils were highly sought after by

Kondinin Centenary Walk and Pioneer Wall

Have a look at the map and list of families who first settled farm blocks in the Kondinin district and stroll along the mosaic pathway and collection of Ironman sculptures all built in 2010 for the town’s centenary. The sporting precinct has life size sporting sculptures created by local members Upcoming events

pioneers for growing crops. Places of Interest

‘Statues’ Lake Statues Lake is located 10km north-west of Kondinin on the Corrigin-Kondinin Road, all the statues were created by local farmer Kelly Browning. The lake turns a brilliant yellow/green/pink as result of the formation of algae. It changes throughout the year. Yeerakine Rock Located 13km east of Kondinin it offers excellent views across the wheat fields and a pleasant shady picnic area. The rock is easily climbed or driven, giving spectacular 360 views from the summit. Yeerakine Rock is a great place for wildflowers during September and October. The best time to view the inspiring Light Horse Memorial is during Kondinin’s dawn Anzac Day service. Kondinin Art Trail The Art Trail recognises the creativity of local residents across the Shire. Take a walk around the towns within the Shire

Anzac Day Dawn Service 25 April 2022 Held annually at Yeerakine Rock, Sloan Road Kondinin.

Hyden Centenary 6-8 October, 2022

Kondinin Art Show October 2022

The annual Kondinin Art Show draws artistic creations from all over WA and provides a great weekend getaway with last year’s acquisition prize receiving $7,500. Karlgarin 326km south-east of Perth Karlgarin was first settled in the early 1920s. While visiting check out Stafford Park which showcases the town’s history. See the new additions along Karlgarin’s Art trail and visit peaceful, scenic McCann’s Rock.

Kondinin Tourist Information Shire Office, Gordon Street

Kondinin WA 6367 T: (08) 9889 1006

Hyden Tourist Information Centre Wave Rock Wildflower Shoppe Wave Rock, Hyden WA 6359.

T: (08) 9880 5182

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