Australia's Golden Outback Holiday Planner 2022/23

Which path will you take? Make your journey to Wave Rock an experience to remember. Enjoy country hospitality, natural bushland with wildflowers in season, spectacular night

skies and immerse yourself in an agricultural experience. Duration: 4-5 Days | Distance: 847km | Road Conditions: Sealed

Your experience begins when you leave Perth on the Brookton Highway, travelling 225km to Corrigin, where you can visit the iconic Dog Cemetery, enjoy the beauty of wildflowers in spring and wander through the Pioneer Museum. Continue 49km onto Kondinin, taking in the beautiful fauna and flora along the way. Stop and stroll through the community garden and view the creative artworks. Walk the Yeerakine Rock trail to the unique ANZAC light horseman statue, before travelling 27km south towards Kulin, home of the famous Tin Horse Highway, a fun and entertaining drive showcasing imaginative community creations. The Kulin Visitor Discovery Zone gives visitors a sense of the region’s history and identity. Wheatbelt

Travel 73km south west to view the mighty salt lake at Lake Grace with its changing colours and take in the atmosphere of an early 20th century hospital, when you visit the only remaining Australian Inland Mission Hospital in the state. A friendly welcome awaits you at the Lake Grace Visitor Centre. Extend your journey and visit Newdegate, along the FORM Public Silo Trail. Continue northwards to the town of Hyden, with excellent overnight accommodation, dining and bright starry nights. Spend the following day exploring the internationally famous Wave Rock and surrounding attractions, before continuing 93km on the Mt Walker Road, with its colourful wildflowers, towards Narembeen.

Learn all about farming at the modern, interpretive Grain Discovery Centre, giving an insight into past and present in this typical Wheatbelt town. Travel 39km to Bruce Rock, with its Amphitheatre and Sculpture Park, Memorials to servicemen and fabulous aquatic centre for summer fun. Continue 48km to Kokerbin Rock, a massive monolith with incredible views and a great nature spot. Drive 39kms to Quairading, check out ‘El Toro,’ a life-size spanish bull sculpture in the centre of town and explore the amazing Nature Reserve and Nookaminnie Rock, great for wildflower spotting and watching the Wheatbelt ’s breathtaking sunsets. Take a leisurely trip back to Perth via the historic town of York.

Free Visitor Guide & Map

For a memorable visit , pick up a copy of the ‘Pathways to Wave Rock’ Map and Visitor Guide to take along on your journey. Available from Visitor Centres or online at or email

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