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									                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Goldfields & Nullarbor
               Golden Outback Drives...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Extraordinary Getaways

                    3 day self drive - Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail                                                               3 day self drive - Golden Quest & Leonora Loop Trail                                                                                            3 day self drive - Nullarbor Links & Eyre Highway
               Journey along the historic Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail                                                           See the Gormley Statues, visit outback pubs and museums.                                                                                   Undertake Australia’s newest must do self drive. Play the 18 hole Nullarbor
               from Perth to Kalgoorlie.                                                                                           Meet local characters & explore historic ghost towns.                                                                                      Links Golf Course, first hole in Kalgoorlie, 18th hole in Ceduna, SA!
               Day 1: Perth - Merredin                                                        KALGOORLIE-BOULDER                  Day 1: Kalgoorlie - Coolgardie -                                               AGNEW LEINSTER                                                     KALGOORLIE                                                                 BORDER    NULLARBOR
               260km, 3.5 hours                                                                                                   Leonora 474km, 6 hours                                                                                                                              KAMBALDA                                               MUNDRABILLA EUCLA VILLAGE               NUNDROO
                                                                                  SOUTHERN CROSS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MADURA
                                                                                                           COOLGARDIE             Depart Kalgoorlie for Coolgardie. Visit                                                                          LAVERTON                                                                                                                                PENONG
               From Mundaring follow route of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           FRASER RANGE                COCKLEBIDDY
               the historic water pipeline, built
                                                           NORTHAM          MERREDIN                                              gold rush museums and seek out explorer                                              GWALIA            LEONORA                                                       BALLADONIA
                                                                                                                                  Ernest Giles grave in the cemetery. Head                                                                 KOOKYNIE                           NORSEMAN                               CAIGUNA                                                              CEDUNA
               more than 100 years ago - and still                                                                                north on the Golden Quest Discovery Trail,
                                                        PERTH                                                                                                                                                    Gormley          MENZIES
               the longest fresh water pipeline on      (Mundaring Weir)                                                          experience the pub at Ora Banda, continue                                      Statues                                                      Day 1: Kalgoorlie - Balladonia                                       Mundrabilla & Eucla. Celebrate your
               earth. Enjoy scenic farm scapes,                                                                                   to Lake Ballard, wander the salt lake with                                                                                                  380km, 4 hours motoring                                              arrival at Eucla on WA/SA border with a
               nature walks and explore historic              you’ll see gold rush ruins, interpretive                            its remarkable 51 Gormley sculptures.                                                                 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER                    Play 6 holes                                                         drive down to the Bight and visit the Old
               water pump stations and lookouts. Cross displays and stunning spring-time                                          Head to Leonora via Menzies, Niagara                                                      COOLGARDIE                                        Purchase a Nullarbor Links score card                                Telegraph Station.
               the Meckering Earthquake faultline on the wildflowers. Kalgoorlie is an ideal place                                 Dam and Kookynie’s historic Grand Hotel.                                                                                                    (inc. green fees) from Kalgoorlie Goldfields                           Accommodation options:
               journey to Merredin.                           to spend a few days viewing its history,                                                                                                  to Leonora but perhaps stay an extra day                              Visitor Centre for $50. Today play 2 holes                            Motel, budget rooms, c’van park, camping
                                                                                                                                    Leonora accom. options:
                                                              magnificent architecture, local attractions                                                                                                and drive the 345km Darlot Loop Trail.                                in Kalgoorlie, 1 hole Kambalda, 2 holes
                Accommodation options:                                                                                              Hoover House B&B, pubs, motels,
                                                              and museums.                                                          units, caravan park                                                   Leonora accom. options:                                             Norseman then head along the Eyre                                    Day 3: Eucla - Ceduna
                Motels, caravan park, camping,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Highway playing 1 hole Fraser Range                                  497km, 5 hours motoring
                backpackers, B&B’s                              Accommodation options:                                                                                                                    Hoover House B&B, pubs, motels,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          units, caravan park                                                 before continuing onto Balladonia.                                   Play 6 holes
                                                                Hotels, motels, outback pubs, apartments,                         Day 2: Leonora - Agnew Loop -                                                                                                               Each location will stamp your score card
                                                                                                                                  Leonora 298km, 4 hours                                                                                                                                                                                           Early start today as you will want to stop
               Day 2: Merredin - Kalgoorlie                     caravan parks, camping, backpackers                                                                                                                                                                           to verify your score.                                                at the spectacular Great Australian Bight
               340km, 3.5 hours
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Day 3: Leonora - Laverton -
                                                                                                                                  Just out of Leonora, make time to see the                                                                                                     Accommodation options:                                             cliff top lookouts. Head east and cross
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Kalgoorlie 484km, 6 hours
               Head east to the Goldfields, stopping
                                                              Day 3: Kalgoorlie - Perth                                           ghost town of Gwalia oozing historic gold                                                                                                     Motel, c’van park, camping, backpackers                            into SA. Play 1 hole each in Border
                                                              600km, 6 hours                                                      rush charm and visit the Museum and                                   Head east, visit the lookout at Windarra                                                                                                   Village, Nullarbor, Nundroo, Penong and
               at Southern Cross where gold was first                                                                              Hoover House, former home of American                                 Mine (of Poseidon fame) just before you                               Day 2: Balladonia - Eucla                                            2 holes in Ceduna. Hand your completed
               discovered in the late 1800s. On the way       Return to Perth along the Great Eastern                             President Herbert Hoover. Then drive                                  arrive in Laverton, start of The Outback                              500km, 5 hours motoring                                              Links score card in at the Ceduna Visitor
                                                              Highway or perhaps travel down to                                   “back in time” on the new 298km Agnew                                 Way “Australia’s Longest Shortcut”. View                              Play 6 holes                                                         Centre and receive a signed Certificate
                                                              Norseman and take the Granite and                                   Loop Trail, seeing pastoral history,                                  Laverton town, visit the new $1.2 million
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Early start today. Play the Balladonia hole                          of Completion.
                                                              Woodlands Trail self drive route back to                            Lawlers Townsite and cemetery and the                                 Great Beyond exhibit before returning to
                                                                                                                                  modern mining town of Leinster. Return                                Kalgoorlie down the eastern side of the                               then drive east playing 1 hole in each of                             Accommodation options:
                                                              Perth, via Wave Rock.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Golden Quest Trail.                                                   Caiguna, Cocklebiddy, Madura,                                         Motels, c’van parks, camping, backpackers

                                                              Call Kalgoorlie Goldfields Visitor Centre 1800 004 653 for your
                                                              free Kalgoorlie-Boulder or Australia’s Golden Outback Holiday Planner
LIC 9TA00613

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                                                              Maps not to scale and are a guide only. Please contact RAC or petrol stations for detailed maps. Driving times and distances intended as a guide only and may vary depending on exact route taken. Accommodation options are indicative as to what is available in the area.

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