Australia's Golden Outback 2023 Holiday Planner

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WHAT’S ON Pingelly Country Collective — April 2023 Tutanning Wildflower Walk — Sept 2023 Pingelly Christmas Village — Dec 2023 Pingelly Party on the Oval — Dec 2023 TOP ATTRACTIONS Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre (PRACC) / Moorumbine Heritage Townsite / Boyagin Rock / Tutanning Nature Reserve

WILDFLOWERS TO DISCOVER Jarrah / Wandoo / Powderbank Wandoo / Brown Mallet

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PINGELLY 158km south-east of Perth

Boyagin Nature Reserve Boyagin Nature Reserve is a designated flora and fauna reserve with picnic, bushwalking activities, and wildflowers in season. Boyagin Rock rises 50m above the surrounding countryside and is of immense spiritual and cultural significance to Noongar people. Apex Lookout on Ironstone Hill The lookout offers panoramic views of the town and countryside. Access and parking is found off Balfour Street. Tutanning Flora and Fauna Reserve Tutanning is world renowned as a sanctuary for the endangered Tammar wallaby, and for hundreds of wildflower species and native orchids. DryandraWoodland Dryandra Woodland offers one of the best opportunities to view native animals in their natural habitat. Memorial Park In the heart of Pingelly, Memorial Park now features purpose-built play spaces encompassing an early years’ playground, an adventure and nature playground for all ages, an expanded children’s playground, as well as barbecue, picnic and toilet facilities. Pingelly Community Craft Centre Purchase local crafts and souvenirs from the shop, which doubles as a tourist information source and booking centre


P ingelly is a pleasant 90-minute drive from central Perth, close enough for an overnight stay or a day trip. Settled in the 1860s, Pingelly is a rich and diverse cropping and grazing agricultural region contributing significantly to the state’s wool and grain exports. The town is picturesque, with many parks, free barbecue facilities, picnic areas, playgrounds, gardens and two RV dump points. Facilities include a 24/7 medical centre, chemist, supermarket (open seven days), butcher, ATM, community crafts and giftware shops, an op-shop, a swimming pool (November – March), and dine-in and takeaway food options. While in Pingelly, explore some of the town’s main attractions… The PRACC The PRACC is the largest timber structure built in Western Australia since World War II. This amazing facility was built using 1,000 tonnes of yellow stringy bark, and contains a bar and bistro, and is open from Wednesday to Sunday each week. Moorumbine Heritage Townsite This picturesque site was originally settled in 1864. Many of the original houses and buildings built by convicts survive, such as St Patrick’s Church, which was consecrated in 1873 and is still in use today.

for the local caravan park. Open from 9.30am. Further tourist information and shire location maps are available from all retail outlets in town.

Pingelly Community Swimming Pool

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