Australia's Golden Outback 2023 Holiday Planner

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WHAT’S ON Off Road Racing – 3-6 March 2023 Stargazing with AstrotourismWA – 22 April 2023 Anzac Day Ceremony – 25 April 2023 Perenjori Agricultural Show – 12 Aug 2023 TOP ATTRACTIONS John Forrest Lookout / Pioneer Museum / Camel Soak / Astrotourism Observation Platform / Charles Darwin Reserve WILDFLOWERS TO DISCOVER Wreath Flowers / Donkey Orchids / Spider Orchids / Pink Everlastings / White Everlastings

PERENJORI 355km north of Perth

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. Museum 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. AstrotourismWA 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. Perenjori Tourist Centre and Pioneer

J ust three and a half hours from 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 area. Situated in the heart of wildflower country, every spring the countryside is ablaze in colour. 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. Perenjori Roadhouse, located 800m north of town, is the only roadhouse in the region open seven days a week and offers 24-hour fuel. Charles Darwin Reserve About 60km to the east of Perenjori, you will find a park of national significance for its ecological diversity’ – the Charles Darwin Reserve. It provides habitat for over 230 animals and over 680 plant species. Camping is available June - September at Samphire Campground. Bookings are essential and managed by Bush Heritage Australia. 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. There, you’ll find impressive 360-degree views of farms, stations, and mine sites. Caron Dam is a Rothsay Heritage Trail and John

VISITOR INFORMATION 56 Fowler Street, Perenjori T: (08) 9973 0100 E: Visit

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 five guests. A perfect location to stargaze or go bushwalking. Perenjori Aquatic Centre The Perenjori Aquatic Centre provides a welcome relief for travellers on a hot summer’s day – open annually from November to Easter.

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