Western Australia's Goldfields Region is one of the most fascinating places in Australia's Outback. It is a place of contrasts, from the rich reds and yellows of the desert, to the vivid greens and blues of the Eucalypt Woodlands and Eucla coastline. Australia's native Aboriginal people can still be found in their traditional customs and lifestyles in many places and you wont have any trouble finding Kangaroos and Emu's. As a major mining area, human activity is largely concentrated in thriving towns with a spirit and history that will captivate your interest.
The destinations listed on this page are in alphabetical order. Each destination has its own unique attractions and lifestyle, so for the best perspective, take time to explore all areas.
Coolgardie: 555km East of Perth
Reflecting a rich history from the Goldrush Era, Coolgardie was once the third largest town in the state with two stock exchanges, three breweries and seven newspapers. Today, visitors can gain a great insight into it's colourful past. Attractions include the Goldfields Exhibition Museum, Burra Rocks, Coolgardie Camel Farm and Cave Hill Nature Reserve.
Kalgoorlie: 594km East of Perth
One of the most historic and fascinating towns in the Australian Outback. Located amongst a snenery of contrasts, from open desert plains, to dense woodlands and carpets of wildflowers, Kalgoorlie is the hub of the Goldfields. Attractions include the Museum Of The Goldfields, Golden Mile Super Pit, Royal Flying Doctor Visitor Centre and Aboriginal Art.
Kambalda: 650km East of Perth
Experience the outback spirit of the local people, rolling sand dunes, wildflowers and salt lakes of Kambalda. Home to Australia's first Nickel Mine and now the second largest Gold Mine in the country, visitors can learn how these industries operate and contribute to the economy. Attractions include Lake Lefroy, Land Sailing and Wildflower Walking Trails