Western Australia’s Golden Outback is truly a land of contrast. In the Gascoyne-Murchison region to the north, you can climb the the world’s largest rock, Mount Augustus (twice the size of Ayers Rock). And in the south you can walk on the whitest beaches in Australia at Cape Le Grand National Park, near Esperance.

The golden plains of the Wheatbelt region are dotted with quaint historic towns and unique billion-year-old granite outcrops and home to the famous Wave Rock. And in stark contrast, the Goldfields are a land of rich red soil and wild gold rush history.

Experience Outback Australia

The best way to experience this memorable mix of nature, history, adventure and discovery is to follow one of the region’s many self drive routes. Take a look at the four fascinating regions of Western Australia’s Golden Outback and discover real Australian outback tourist destinations.


Kalgoorlie and Goldfields

Kalgoorlie-Boulder and the Goldfields offer a real Australian outback adventure and a fascinating insight into the region’s colourful gold rush history, from historic buildings and ghost towns to.. View more

Esperance and South Coast

Esperance and the south coast of Western Australia boast some of the State’s most pristine and untouched coastal scenery, national parks and marine playgrounds. View more

Gascoyne Murchison

The Gascoyne-Muchison region in Western Australia’s Golden Outback is characterised by miles of rich red earth, golden fields, rugged rock formations, vast cattle stations .. View more

Wheatbelt and Wave Rock

The Wheatbelt is home to the world-famous Wave Rock, as well as character townships, miles of golden fields, charming rural farms, stunning displays of spring wildflower... View more

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