Attractions in the Northern Goldfields of Western Australia offer real outback experiences to remember. Its beautifully rugged landscape is home to many native birds and animals, and its outback towns are rich in Indigenous culture, pioneering heritage and gold rush history. Highlights include the fascinating Antony Gormley sculptures at Lake Ballard and the Explorers Hall of fame at Laverton.
Check out the list of Northern Goldfields attractions below and start planning your outback adventure.
Complementing the rich visual history of the Northern Goldfields, the Great Beyond Explorers' Hall of Fame utilises cutting edge technology to bring to life the characters and stories of the past.
The Great Central Road (Outback WAy) runs for more than 1,100 kilometres from Laverton to Yulara. Along the way you will see a range of great outback attractions.
The Laverton Outback Gallery is a not for profit organisation established to display, promote and sell authentic Aboriginal art on behalf of the people of the Laverton and Western Desert area.
The Tjukurba Art Gallery provides a rich authentic experience where you have the opportunity to meet and chat with artists painting on location in the gallery.
The Sandstone area has countless natural rock formations or 'breakaways' which contrast dramatically with the rust stained landscapes and believed to be 350 million years old
The Canning Stock Route was originally created by Albert Canning in 1908 for Kimberley cattlemen to take their stock to the southern markets. Covering some 51 wells and stretching 2,013 kilometres
In 1903 Kookynie was a thriving Goldfields township with more than 400 buildings and approximately 2,500 people. Today, with its population of only 13
Allow at least 4 days to travel the 1,400km Gunbarrel Highway, which is considered one of Australia's most challenging roads. The`highway' extends from Wiluna in Western Australia, east to Yulara in the Northern Territory.
See 51 sculptures by world renowned artist Antony Gormley at one of Western Australia's most unusual and remote cultural attractions - Inside Australia at Lake Ballard near Menzies