Australia's Golden Outback Holiday Planner 2022/23


barbecue facilities, Lake Yealering is an ideal place for a variety of water sports including skiing, swimming, sailing and windsurfing. There are nature walks throughout the surrounding bush land which is alive with birdlife. Overlooking the lake are modern sporting facilities including tennis courts, bowling green and cricket oval. The golf course surrounds the lake and the 18th hole features a unique tee box set out over the water. The Town Hall, caravan park and picnic facilities are located on Harrismith is located 45km south east of Wickepin and the area boasts some of Western Australia’s most unique wildflowers. An established wildflower walk trail with informative signage surrounds the town and showcases the magnificent display of orchids, verticordias, grevilleas and banksias. Visitors will enjoy the display of historical machinery and memorabilia assembled by local community members including information about the well renowned Rabbit Proof Fence. Facilities in the town include a Town Hall, Caravan Park and accommodation units, cricket oval as well as an 18-hole golf course. Tincurrin The small town of Tincurrin is located 35km south of Wickepin which showcases a stunning display of wildflowers. Visitor Information Shire of Wickepin 77 Wogolin Road Wickepin WA 6370 T: (08) 9888 1005 E: or contact Wickepin Community Resource Centre 24 Wogolin Road Wickepin WA 370 T: (08) 9888 1500 the lake shore. HARRISMITH

Albert Facey Homestead

WICKEPIN 227km east of Perth

include a Post Office, Community Resource Centre, library and playgroup. RV friendly and 24-hour fuel available. Places of Interest Albert Facey Homestead Located in the main street of Wickepin, the Albert Facey Homestead celebrates the life of Albert Facey, author of the bestselling autobiography A Fortunate Life. The homestead was moved into town from his family farm and has been lovingly restored to reflect the harsh and simple lifestyle of the 1930s. The Wickepin Heritage Precinct walk trail is within the town centre, where you’ll see The Old Railway Station, Stationmaster’s House, Old Police Station along with the former Road Board Building all built prior to 1915. YEALERING The town of Yealering is located 27km north of Wickepin. Yealering is known to be the only country town in Western Australia with a lake within the town boundary and is part of the Living Lakes initiative. Places of Interest Lake Yealering In a picturesque setting with picnic and Wickepin Heritage Precinct and Walk Trail

The Wickepin area was settled in the early 1900’s as a service centre for grain and sheep farming. The Shire covers an area of 198,900 hectares including the towns of Wickepin, Yealering, Harrismith and Tincurrin. The towns have many historical sites and walking trails. Places of Interest Malyalling Reserve Rare and unique wildflowers are on display at the Malyalling Reserve during spring and summer. Spider and donkey orchids can be found at the reserve located 15km north of Wickepin. Lake Toolibin The lake is located at the southern end of the Shire of Wickepin and is recognised as a wetland of international importance. The unique woodland of sheoaks and paperbarks grows across the lake floor supporting a diverse range of breeding waterbirds. WICKEPIN 227km south-east of Perth Wickepin boasts impressive sporting and recreational facilities including: a sporting oval, indoor courts, synthetic bowling greens, swimming pool, golf course and tennis courts. Along with a dynamic nature playground located within the town’s centre. Community facilities

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