Australia's Golden Outback Holiday Planner 2022/23

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Amphitheatre (Geo Trail site - No camping). Extraordinary ancient waterfall rock formations to explore. Perfect surrounds for astro landscape photography. Upcoming Events ASTRO ROCKS FEST 16-18 September 2022 Celebrating life through our own unique cultures and heritage, dark night sky and ancient rocks beneath our feet. Further information can be found at or visit for information.

centre, caravan park, station stays, hotel-motels, units, post office, mines office, police station, medical service, supermarket, butcher, hardware with Muzz Buzz coffee, Centrelink, library, internet, mechanics, Swagman Roadhouse, airport and more. Places of interest Mount Magnet Visitor Centre With entry to the Mining & Pastoral Museum the Visitor Centre offers local, regional and state wide travel information as well as a variety of gifts which have a unique connection to the region. See the new Genestream Songlines Mural here. The museum is considered one of the best regional museums in Australia with extraordinary exhibits, including No1 Rabbit Proof Fence, Hill 50 Gold Mine Winder and Miners Tribute. Heritage Walk Take a walk through history, where stories of pioneer pastoralists, grand gold rush days and Government Proclamations are revealed through buildings and new public art sites unique to Mount Magnet. Tourist Drive Trail Popular 37km drive or cycle through famous gold mining areas, scenic lookout, ghost town and spectacular outback scenery. Warramboo Hill Lookout See spectacular views across open cut mines and the township to far horizons.

Mount Magnet 560km north-east of Perth

Gateway to one of the world’s natural geoparks with accessible, awe-inspiring geology of the Murchison GeoRegion with three geosites and overarching dark skies, perfect for astro landscape and deep space astrophotography. Mount Magnet, Geo Hub of the Murchison and on ‘one of the finest goldfields in the world’ is more than just about gold. Discover ancient landscapes where some of the oldest, rarest and largest rock formations in the world have been created over billions of years. Mount Magnet is at the Magnetic Centre of Australia’s Golden Outback, on the Murchison GeoRegion Geo Trail and Gascoyne-Murchison Miners’ Pathway. Rich heritage of an Aboriginal presence is also revealed and celebrated at The Granites, (Geo Trail Site) including the local Badimaya language. Featuring Aboriginal culture, early pastoralism from 1878 and the longest continuous gold mining centre since 1891, Mount Magnet is rich in history and more. Services include a Visitor Centre, swimming pool and fitness

Mount Magnet Visitor Centre Southern entrance to town on the Great Northern Hwy. 39 Hepburn Street Mount Magnet WA 6638 T: (08) 9963 4172 E:

Mount Magnet Vistor Centre Mining & Pastoral Museum

Mount Magnet Caravan Park

Mt Magnet Miners Rest Units

A welcome stay with friendly service, clean, tidy facilities in pleasant surrounds. Modern Ablutions, washing machines, dump point, gas, powered sites, grassed tent sites powered / un-powered. Cabins (no kitchen facilities) linen provided. Campers kitchen, electric BBQ, full kitchen facilities with outdoor setting. Close to shops, post office & parks. Disabled access.

Southern Entrance to Mt Magnet, Great Northern Hwy E: T: (08) 9963 4172 shop. MWA & rare orbicular granite display. “Treasures of the Earth” rock collection. Mt Magnet Visitor Centre, with entry into Mining & Pastoral Museum is the best place to visit for information, regional geo-tourism, heritage, Aboriginal & astronomy interest. Local, regional, state-wide information. Heritage walk & drive trail maps. Wirnda Barna Art. Internet. WIFI. Gift

Fully self-contained serviced units. Motel style accommodation. The quietest most comfortable accom in town. See for your self. Continental breakfast supplied. Coin operated laundry, fully equipped, special weekly rate.

(Northern end of) Hepburn St, Mt Magnet E: T: (08) 9963 4198

Thurkle Cove Mt Magnet M: 0408 996 346 T: (08) 9963 4380 | The Gascoyne Murchison | 99

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