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Shire of WAGIN

WHAT’S ON Wagin Woolorama — 10-11 March 2023 Wagin Gymkhanarama — Sept 2023 Wagin Christmas Street Carnival — 16 Dec 2023 TOPATTRACTIONS Bart – the Giant Ram / Wagin Historical Village / Puntapin Rock / Norring Lake / Ninja Park WILDFLOWERS TODISCOVER Everlastings / Donkey Orchids Green Spider Orchids / Jug Orchids / Cats Paws

Bart the Giant Ram

WAGIN 227km south-east of Perth

best social history museum in Western Australia. Some 25 historical or recreated buildings house the history of the region. Norring Lake Norring Lake is a large freshwater lake south west of the Wagin townsite. Fantastic camping and picnic area and ideal for skiing and water sports. TownWell, Mount Lathamand Puntapin Come see the town’s original water source, the 1890’s Town Well located in the parking bay just off Arthur Road. This water was used prior to the construction of water catchments at Badgarning Rock at Mt Latham and Puntapin Rock. These two granite formations have wonderful views over the town and surrounding farmland areas.


T he town is the centre of a thriving Merino stud industry and proud home to the Wagin Woolorama, Western Australia’s largest rural show. A 2.5-hour drive from Perth, you will be enthralled with the beautiful rolling Wheatbelt countryside and quaint historical towns along the way. Settled in early 1880s, Wagin is near a series of ancient lakes and is regarded as one of the most heritage rich rural towns in Western Australia. The streetscapes boast some of the state’s most beautiful early 20th century historical hotels. Their architectural significance adds extra interest as you walk the streets of this friendly town absorbing all the charm of a regional farming community. To acknowledge the prosperity created by the wool industry, meet ‘Bart’ the Giant Ram on the western side of the town. This iconic attraction is found in the pristine wetlands park with playground, picnic and barbecue facilities. Discover more main attractions... Giant Ram No doubt the most photographed ram in Australia! Come see ‘Bart’, standing some 9m tall and 13m in length located in the beautiful wetlands park, right alongside the shire offices as you enter the town.

War Memorial

Wagin RSL

Wagin Historical Village Museum This is acclaimed as the largest and

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