Australia's Golden Outback 2023 Holiday Planner
At a Glance
Hunt’s well and rock wave formation, from a wheelchair accessible car park.
Shire of MERREDIN
TOPATTRACTIONS Merredin Peak Reserve / Silo Art / Military Museum & Railway Museum / Cummins Theatre / Totadgin Conservation Park WILDFLOWERS TODISCOVER Yellow Feather Flower / Wheatbelt Donkey Orchid / WA Cornflower / Pink Everlastings / Bluebeard Fairy Orchid
Merredin Peak This massive granite rock and early water catchment scheme is adjacent to the town. Walk to the top for a spectacular view and sunset or the bush walk for seasonal wildflowers and nature. Follow the National Trust WA interpretive signs taking in the pipeline history, Railway Dam and the remains of the WWII 2/1 Australian General Hospital site. Walk & Cycle Trails Take a town map to explore the Merredin Heritage Trail or two multi-purpose trails. Cummins Theatre Be captivated with a live show at this historic venue, view the history panels inside and outside the building and walk the Stars of Fame. Experience Our History Wander through the original Railway Station exhibits and historic steam engines and rolling stock at the Railway Museum. Climb the signal tower to find 95 hand operated levers that controlled this busy railway hub. The Military Museum’s collections include two helicopters from the Vietnam War, and an array of tanks and armoured vehicles. The No 1 Rabbit Proof Fence interpretive site is located 5km east of Burracoppin. Green Energy Collgar Wind Farm’s 111 wind turbines is the largest single stage wind farm in the southern hemisphere. Merredin Solar
MERREDIN 260km east of Perth
L ocated in Njaki Njaki Country, Merredin is the perfect place to engage with nature and absorb the ambience of a RV-friendly country town. Enjoy its cafés, dining or a movie at the cinema while in town and discover its main attractions… 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 3km west of town. Totadgin Rock Conservation Park Find interpretive walks among natural bushland that take you to a historic C.
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Farm features 354,425 370W panels mounted on tracking systems.
Parks & Playgrounds Head to Apex Park playground for a family barbecue. Enjoy a picnic at Roy Little Park with paved paths to a duck pond and fountain. Pioneer Park has enjoyed a redevelopment with vehicle parking providing safe access to shaded seating, the museums, CBD and visitor centre. Pet Friendly For family and pet friendly escapes, Merredin has a dog exercise park, fully fenced and gated with water points.
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