Australia's Golden Outback Holiday Planner 2022/23


Astrotourism WA Enjoy a night of stargazing under the Milky Way and utilise our Giant Planisphere star wheel and dark sky observing platform just a few minutes’ walk from the Perenjori Caravan Park. Alternatively, enjoy a short drive out of town to the Astrophotography Hotspot at ‘the Salmons’. Lindum Farm Stay A peaceful country getaway 25 minutes from town. Comfortable self-contained cottage for up to 5 guests. A perfect location to stargaze or go bushwalking. Managers to assist in all aspects of your visit, enjoy a relaxing stay in Perenjori surrounded by shady sites, dump point and five chalets available. Tel: (08) 9973 1193 or 0488 731 100. Free WiFi available. Perenjori Aquatic Centre The Perenjori Aquatic Centre provides state-of-the-art facilities and a welcome relief for travellers on a hot summer’s day – open annually from November to Easter. Perenjori Caravan Park With friendly and helpful Park

- September at Samphire Campground. Bookings are essential and managed by Bush Heritage Australia. Email:

Rothsay Heritage Trail and John Forrest Lookout

Work your way east of Perenjori from Caron Dam to Camel Soak and Mongers Lake Lookout, which takes you through pastoral and mining country to the John Forrest Lookout offering impressive 360-degree views of farms, stations and mine sites. Caron Dam is a popular picnic and overnight camping site with a natural catchment area and interpretive signage. Caron Rail Trail Rail enthusiasts will not want to miss the heritage listed Caron Coal Stage. Follow the rail trail to the dam catchment, especially scenic during springtime with a great range of flora and fauna and an ideal picnic spot. Located in the heritage listed Bank of NSW building, the centre offers great information on the best wildflower and orchid viewing locations. View the impressive collection of historical memorabilia and machinery and wander through the community garden. FREE WiFi available Tel: (08) 9973 1105 or email Perenjori Tourist Centre and Pioneer Museum Celebrations, Perenjori commissioned the People’s Pathway consisting of 23 steel cut outs commemorating the town’s history. OTHER ATTRACTIONS Perenjori is famous for its wide selection of native birds. Apart from the many species of parrots, cockatoos and water birds, look out for honeyeaters, thornbills, babblers and fairy wrens. Take a stroll along the Perenjori Heritage walk, throw a steak on one of the free gas BBQs, and enjoy first-class coffee at the Wheat Bean Cafe or entertain the kids at ‘Geoff Trott Memorial Park.’ Perenjori People’s Pathway As part of the 2012 Centenary

Perenjori 355km north of Perth

Just three and a half hours out of Perth, come and enjoy the peace and wonder of the countryside in Perenjori. Derived from the Aboriginal word “Perangery”, meaning water hole, this is predominantly an agricultural based shire. Situated in the heart of wildflower country, every spring the countryside is ablaze in colour. The Shire is renowned for a diversity of flora that is seldom equalled. View an endless range of wildflowers including everlastings and rare native spring orchids from August to October and the iconic and unique wreath flower can be found in September and October. Perenjori Roadhouse, located 800 metres north of town, is the only roadhouse in the region open 7 days a week and offers 24-hour fuel. Places of Interest Charles Darwin Reserve About 60km to the east of Perenjori, you will find Australia’s only internationally recognised biodiversity ‘hotspot’ - the Charles Darwin Reserve. It provides habitat for over 230 animals and over 680 plant species. Camping is available June

Visitor Information Shire of Perenjori 56 Fowler Street Perenjori WA 6620 T: (08) 9973 0100 E:

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