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Wildflower at Goongarrie Station

Wildflower at Goongarrie Station
Nearest town: Location:WA
Park fee: AUD $ 0.00

Goongarrie was first known as Roaring Gimlet, due to the sound of the cold south westerly winds roaring through the gimlet trees. Travellers also knew it as ‘Ninety Mile' due to the distance from Coolgardie.


icon Goongarrie National Park and former Goongarrie Pastoral Lease (2.11 MB)



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Region: Goldfields
Where is it: Goongarrie homestead turnoff is about 90 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie and is well signposted. Access into the national park is via Pianto Road, about 12 kilometres north of homestead turnoff.
What to see and do: Stay in the homestead complex or bush camp, drive through a variety of land systems which include magnificent salt lakes, sand dunes, granite outcrops, eucalypt and mulga woodlands. Explore the homestead and take a stroll on the Nganamarta walk trail. Do a bit of bird watching, where you may be lucky enough to see the vunerable malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata). Discovery some of Goongarries rich cultural history including a lone grave found near Deadman's Soak in the Goongarrie National Park, the old Goongarrie townsite established in 1897 or the old cemetery at the Comet Vale townsite. Organise group activities including astronomy nights, school activities.
Camping: For more information, please visit DEC Campgrounds
Facilities: BBQ, Bushwalking, Caravan Park, Drinking Water, Toilets
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Nearest DEC Office: Goldfields Region Office