The town of Cue in Western Australia is known as the ‘Queen of the Murchison’. Situated right in the centre of the region, an hour's drive north from Mount Magnet, the town has many grand heritage buildings dating back to the gold rush of the late 1890s, some of which are still being used for their original purpose.
Be sure to check out the Cue Hotel, the government buildings, post office, court house, police station and Bell's Emporium.Visit the region between July and September and you’ll also be treated to a beautiful display of Western Australian wildflowers.
- Explore Walga Rock and Walga Cave (48 kilometres west of Cue), a huge granite monolith approximately one and a half kilometres long. It is of great cultural and spiritual significance to the local Indigenous people and features fascinating Indigenous rock art.
- Take a look at the Cue historical photograph collection dating from the late 1800s.
- Head out to Nallan Lake nature reserve or Milly Soak after heavy rains and enjoy a picnic.
- Try your luck at gold prospecting and fossicking.
- Check out the Great Fingall Mine ruins and grand old government buildings, including the Cue Shire offices and the Old Municipal Chambers, as well as the Masonic Lodge, original hospital and the old gaol.
Visit the Shire's website www.cue.wa.gov.au for more information about Cue in Western Australia.
Road to the Rock
Take a self drive adventure through the heart of Western Australia to Mount Augustus! Found roughly 1,000 kilometres north of Perth in the Gascoyne Murchison region of Western Australia, Mount Augustus is the world’s biggest rock. Located within Mount Augustus National Park, you'll find a lush outback paradise with swimming holes and ancient rock art.
Follow the video links below to view some of the amazing attractions you'll encounter along your road trip to the Rock