Australia's Golden Outback Holiday Planner 2022/23


wander through rolling stock and climb the signal tower with an astonishing 95 hand operated levers. The Military Museum’s extensive collections include two Helicopters from Vietnam War. At Burracoppin view the No 1 Rabbit Proof Fence interpretive site. Green Energy Collgar Wind Farm’s 111 wind turbines is the largest single stage wind farm in the southern hemisphere. Merredin Solar Farm features 354,425 370W panels mounted on tracking systems. Parks & Playgrounds Head to Apex Park playground for family BBQ. Enjoy a picnic at Roy Little Park with extensive grassed area, paved paths and duck pond with fountain. Pioneer Park Heritage Precinct is a great spot for a BBQ or picnic in the shade of large gum trees. Pet Friendly For family and pet friendly escapes, Merredin has a fully fenced dog park.

Rock Conservation Park 14kms south offers interpretive walks among natural bushland to a historic well and rock wave formation from a wheelchair access car park. Merredin Peak is a massive granite rock and early water catchment scheme adjacent to the town. Walk to the peak for a spectacular sunset or the bush walk for seasonal wildflowers and nature. Follow the National Trust WA interpretive signs taking in the heritage sites, Railway Dam and the remains of the WWII 2/1 Australian General Hospital site. RV Friendly 24-Hour Stay Experience a night at the base of Merredin Peak, offering fully self- contained RVs a sheltered location. Walk & Cycle Trails Explore the town on foot, walk or cycle the Merredin Heritage Trail or one of the two multi-purpose trails. Pick up the ‘town’s Heritage Walk Trail map. Cummins Theatre Be captivated with a live show at this historic venue or take a guided tour. Wildflower Treasures Wildflowers create a stunning display during late winter and spring after good rains. Take a colourful drive along recommended seasonal wildflower trails. Experience Our History Browse a number of interpretive panels inside and outside the Visitor Centre depicting the history of Merredin’s development. At the Railway Museum,

Merredin 260km east of Perth

Merredin is the perfect place to stop and explore the Central Wheatbelt. Merredin is in Njaki Njaki Country and is the perfect place to stay a few days and enjoy cafes, cinema, restaurants, with accommodation to suit all budgets and a variety of retail shopping. See a show at the historic Cummins Theatre, dine out and enjoy the ambience of a friendly country town. Places of Interest Public Silo Trail Merredin is one of seven WA regional towns on the PUBLIC Silo Trail, an outdoor art gallery celebrating the state’s regions. The CBH silos were transformed in August 2017 by internationally renowned Perth artist Kyle Hughes- Odgers, with artwork inspired by the local landscape and community. Golden Pipeline History View three generations of pump stations at the stabilised ruin of the No 4 Pump Station 3kms west of town. Totadgin

Central Wheatbelt Visitor Centre

85 Barrack Street Merredin WA 6415 T: (08) 9041 1666 or 1300 736 283 E: Transwa Rail & Coach Bookings Cummins Theatre Bookings & E-Trike Hire.

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