Mukinbudin

Mukinbudin is 296kms or just over three hours' drive northeast of Perth in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia. Situated along the Wheatbelt Way self drive trail, the district is famous for its wheat and sheep farming, wildflowers and massive granite rock formations.

Mukinbudin attractions

The town was gazetted in 1922 and has many interesting historical and natural features. Come and explore the massive granite outcrops of Mukinbudin and the north-eastern Wheatbelt, including Beringbooding Rock, which has one of the largest rock water catchment tanks in Australia.

Visit Elachbutting Rock, a giant wave shaped formation and 40 metre rock tunnel you can walk through. Chiddarcooping is a 1,400 acre granite reserve including a white hidden valley and, in spring, spectacular white leschenaultia and red velvet flowers.

There are also numerous reserves throughout Mukinbudin and the north eastern Wheatbelt that will fascinate and amaze with the natural beauty of the native flora and fauna and are a great place to explore, four wheel drive or picnic, including Weira Reserve, Quanta Cutting Reserve and Yanneymooning Hill Reserve.

Mukinbudin Spring Festival and Art Exhibition - Commences with a grand opening of the Art Exhibition on the first Wednesday of September and runs for 4 days, with a carnival type atmosphere on the following Saturday including street markets, resident artists, local displays, kid and adult entertainment culminating with ‘Muka Idol’ on Saturday night.

Mukinbudin accommodation

There is a local hotel/motel, new chalets at the caravan park, small eateries and a shopping centre.

For more information about Mukinbudin accommodation and attractions, visit the Shire of Mukinbudin website www.mukinbudin.wa.gov.au

Suggested outback drive routes

Golden Plains Run two days

wa self drive routes

The Golden Plains Run provides a real taste of life on the land, exploring the rural history, gold rush heritage and breathtaking landscapes of the northern Wheatbelt. View more


Granite Wildflowers Self Drive two days

wreath leschenaultia

Take the Granite Wildflowers Self Drive in spring time and enjoy a leisurely drive through some of Western Australia’s best wildflower country – the season runs from August to October, depending on seasonal rains. View more

Wheatbelt Way Self Drive four days

Wheatbelt Way sunset The brand new Wheatbelt Way is a fascinating
experience, starting in Dowerin and spanning 800
kilometres with 24 interpretive sites as you travel
the north-east Wheatbelt. You can even order a
free trail guide and CD from wheatbeltway.com.au
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