Australia's Golden Outback Holiday Planner 2022/23


as the cowslip orchid and the lesser bottlebrush or Callistemon Phoeniceus, one of only two bottlebrush species native to south west Western Australia. Wildflowers Bloom late August to early October. These include red morrell eucalypts, everlastings and orchids, wattles, senna, grevilleas and hakeas. Food, Fuel & Accommodation Westonia Tavern & Motel Open 7 days from 4pm (08) 9046 7012. Carrabin Roadhouse Hotel/Motel/ Caravan Park - Open 7 days from 4pm (08) 9046 7162. Westonia Community Cooperative & Café Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat 9am-12pm T: (08) 9046 7222. Westonia Tourist (Caravan) Park 41 Wolfram St, Westonia Open 7 days (08) 9046 7063 E: 48-hour free camping at St Luke’s Church for fully self-contained RVS only Westonia Gallery Café Open Thu-Sun 8am-2pm or by appointment. (08) 9046 7200.

Westonia Town streetscape

Elachbutting Rock Prominent landmark with excellent views from the top and colourful caves. Baladjie Rock Extensive granite outcrops in attractive woodland setting adjacent to Baladjie Lake with spectacular views of the nearby lake system landscape. Popular for camping in milder months. Edna May Lookout A working gold mine which offers a view of a mine by day or night. Westonia Common Westonia townsite is nestled inside approx. 5600 hectares of remnant bushland. “The Common” features salmon gum, morrell and gimlet woodlands, a woodlands and wildflowers walk trail with miniature replicas and points of interest, and Boodalin Soak - a historic water and rest place for travellers and was the place of capture for Moondyne Joe (WA’s best known bushranger) in 1866. Yanneymooning Rock and Reserve Comprises granite rock formations and bushland. Spot the abundant ornate dragon lizard (Ctenophurus ornatus) an inhabitant of Yanneymooning Rock.

Westonia 316km east of Perth

‘Wessy’, as locals call it, is just over three hours’ drive east of Perth, where the Wheatbelt meets the Goldfields. The town owes its origin to gold mining and now relies largely on wheat and sheep farming. Westonia is located along the Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail and the Wheatbelt Way self-drive trail and boasts beautiful historic façades on its main street. Places of Interest Hood-Penn Museum Showcasing early life in the Shire, including a mine tunnel and blast simulation. Wolfram Street The main street features charming façades of the original bank and other historic buildings such as the café, hotel, fire station, boarding house and green grocer.

Sandford Rocks Nature Reserve Experience the granite outcrop,

Visitor Information Shire of Westonia 41 Wolfram Street, Westonia WA 6423 T: (08) 9046 7063

wildflowers scrub and woodland. A must do for birding and wildflower enthusiasts.


Chiddaracooping Reserve Has abundant and unique flora such

Enjoy the freedom

Caravan Parks in Australia’s GoldenOutback offer a range of spectacular destinations and accommodation options, from camping sites for tents, powered sites for vans, to fully self-contained cabins . . . the choice is yours!


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