Pathways to Wave Rock

Pathways to Wave Rock promotional video on YouTube.

Wave Rock is one of Australia’s best known icons, and as you make your pilgrimage to this impressive feat of nature, you can explore the changing rural landscapes and charming farming communities of Western Australia’s Wheatbelt region.

Take a look at the list below and find out more about the quaint Wheatbelt towns that lie along the Pathways to Wave Rock self-drive route, or download the Pathways to Wave Rock Guide & Map. (PDF 7.46Mb)

Bruce Rock

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Bruce Rock boasts some of the Wheatbelt region’s most impressive rock formations, including Bruce’s Rock and Kokerbin Rock and attractions such as Shackleton Lakes and the Ardath Hotel. View more


Narembeen is located a three and a half hour drive east of Perth and about 70 kilometres south of Merredin in Western Australia's Wheatbelt region. View more


Quairading is located about 170 kilometres east of Perth in Western Australia's Wheatbelt and derived its name from the Indigenous word 'Kwirading', meaning the home of a small bush kangaroo. View more

Hyden and Wave Rock

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Hyden is the closest town to Western Australia’s Wave Rock and attracts over 100,000 tourists every year – check out the range of Hyden accommodation and other attractions, including Hippo’s Yawn and Mulka’s Cave. View more

Kondinin and Karlgarin


Kondinin and Karlgarin are small settlements nestled in the heart of the Western Australian Wheatbelt’s grain and sheep farming country, with an interesting heritage, natural attractions and a choice of Kondinin accommodation. View more


Tin Horse Highway

Kulin is located in the heart of the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia’s Golden Outback, and offers a convenient stopover for those travelling between Perth and Esperance via the well known Tin Horse Highway. View more



Corrigin is a popular stopover when visiting Hyden's Wave Rock and the spring wildflowers - located three and a half hours' drive east of Perth, Corrigin is a very attractive and tidy Wheatbelt town. View more


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