Small Wheatbelt town Narembeen is 286km east of Perth, between the colossal landmark Wave Rock and heritage town York. Narembeen is pivotal in the region's agricultural developments, particularly cereal cropping and livestock. Besides farming practices, be delighted with its country charms, heritage buildings, and beautiful wildflowers before making a refreshing splash - yes, you'll need your bathers!

Discover the best of Narembeen by visiting these six attractions.


Call yourself a history buff? Narembeen bursts with stories from yesteryear and is home to four museums: Narembeen Historical Museum, St Paul's Museum, the History & Machinery Museum, and the Spotter's Post/War Museum.

Narembeen Historical Museum - House in the Old Road Board Building, this museum showcases early pioneer farming practices through old photographs.

St Paul's Museum – The 1929-built church is now a Church museum and a memorial to the Narembeen district's pioneer women.

History & Machinery Museum - The museum displays pioneer relics, old farm machinery and farming tools.

Spotter's Post/War Museum – A building once used for spotting enemy aircraft during WWII is now a War Museum that commemorates the Centenary of ANZAC.

Grain Discovery Centre

Learn about Western Australia's grain growing at the Grain Discovery Centre. The modern interpretive centre exhibits a 1950s farmhouse kitchen, a grain stack, and an interactive CBH area with a weighbridge and hut. It also includes interactive sections highlighting agribusiness, exports and the future of farming.

Wadderin Wildlife Sanctuary

Go on an adventurous walkabout at Wadderin Wildlife Sanctuary. The locally run 400ha-sanctuary encompasses reintroduced fauna, uncommon or extinct in the Wheatbelt region, and native wildlife such as the Red-tailed Phascogale, Brush-tailed Bettong and Malleefowl. Experience the sanctuary under the stars by joining a night tour to spot its nocturnal residents with donations helping support conservation efforts.

Lake Walker

Stretch the legs following the 1.8km trail around Lake Walker. In summer, the natural lake is abundant with water, enhancing the landscape even more. Another trail close by is the Avoca Farm Trail. The 2.2km trail traverses the old Avoca Homestead, Shearing Shed and rustic machinery on display in fields.

Ski Lake

Cool off at Ski Lake. The local playground is a hive of activity during the summer months, popular with swimming and water sports, including ski boats (just contact Narembeen Community Resource Centre before using your boat on the lake). The natural lake's surroundings are also popular with bird-watching enthusiasts.

Roe Dam

Grab your binoculars as Roe Dam, 45km east of Narembeen, is a bird watchers' paradise. The 20 million-gallon storage dam is ideal for spotting birdlife darting between soaring eucalyptus and bracken fern. Embark on a scenic walk to the peak of the granite outcrop and enjoy its picnic area, which includes barbecues and toilets. Free camping is permitted at Roe Dam.