Shire of Wagin promotional video on YouTube.

Wagin is a Wheatbelt town three hours' drive south-east of Perth. It's the centre of a thriving Merino stud industry and proud home of the Giant Ram and the Wagin Woolorama - Western Australia's largest agricultural show, held annually in early March.

Wagin attractions

The Wagin Historical Village depicts a real pioneering village as it was 100 years ago. A bank, a one room school (built at the turn of the century), a stone kiosk, newspaper office, mud brick settlers' cottage, wattle and daub cottage blacksmith, general store, a Wool Museum, Historical Stone Church and Bottle Collection.

To celebrate its role in the Merino stud industry, Wagin has built a replica of a ram, the biggest in the Southern hemisphere. Located in the Wetlands Park it is visited by thousands of visitors every year. Adjacent to the Giant Ram, a walkway meanders between ponds and waterfalls.

Wagin accommodation

A variety of accommodation is available including hotels, motels and a caravan park.

For more information about Wagin accommodation and attractions, visit the Shire's website www.wagin.wa.gov.au.

Suggested outback drive routes 

Esperance and Lakes Self Drive two days

wagin ram

The Esperance and Lakes Self Drive takes you on a journey through historic towns, picturesque farmland and outback wineries en route to the coastal town of Esperance. View more

Dryandra Forest Trail three days

dryandra forest

Take the Dryandra Forest Trail and discover the unique Dryandra woodland. Escape from the everyday, taking nature walks through some of WA's most scenic bush and farmland. View more

Coastal Wildflowers Self Drive five days

Royal Hakea

This Coastal Wildflowers Self Drive takes you on a journey of discovery through spectacular natural scenery that is home to some of Western Australia’s most stunning spring wildflowers. View more


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