The Golden Outback is best known its authentic Aboriginal encounters and the settlements built by gold rush pioneers. Visit the remote town of Menzies to view sculptures by world-renowned artist Antony Gormley. You will be amazed by this cultural experience. Stop at Wave Rock to view a two billion year old granite formation like no other on Earth. Use Esperance and Kalgoorlie as your base to explore the Golden Outback.
Esperance is best known for its wonderful national parks and beautiful beaches. Hire a 4WD and explore one of four National Parks to view nature at its best with beautiful seasonal wildflowers, rugged coastal scenery, granite headlands and views over the islands of the Recherche Archipelago. Take a helicopter tour or island cruise. Swim at pristine beaches, dive, fish, sand board, canoe, and skateboard or play mini golf. Visit the famous white sands of Lucky Bay. Other highlights include the boutique aquarium with touch pool for kids, arts centre, the museum and art galleries. Best of Esperance is a one and a half hour flight or a nine-hour drive from Perth.
Kalgoorlie is best known for the Super Pit one of the biggest open cut mines in the world. Take a tour and be amazed at the size of the Super Pit, visit the Australian Prospectors and Miners Hall of Fame where you can travel underground into one of Kalgoorlie's oldest gold mines. Other highlights include Mt Charlotte Lookout, Goatcher Curtain, Hammond Park, War museum, Coolgardie Ghost Town, Lake Ballard and Boulder Sweet Shop. Have a pint of Hannan lager at the Hannan hotel and visit the Hannan railway station. On your way to Kalgoorlie stop by and play a round of golf at the world’s longest golf course, the Nullabor Links at Norseman. For true outback adventure visit Kalgoorlie today.
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