Located a three and a half hour drive east of Perth and just a half hour drive north of Merredin is the delightful town of Nungarin.
Nungarin Heritage Machinery and Army Museum Nungarin was a depot for Australian army personnel from 1944 to 1960. Visit the Machinery and Army Museum for an insight into the past. It is located in an original army warehouse and shows off a rich collection of army equipment and pioneer artefacts.
The Mangowine Homestead, 14 kilometres north of the town, was a wayside stop on the way to the Goldfields for many travellers. It has been restored to its original condition and describes the life of the pioneers in the 1870’s in the district. The homestead also hosts an annual music event called Mangowine Concert.
Eaglestone Hill is a granite outcrop in the Nungarin Shire that is worth visiting. Don’t forget your camera the wildflowers in spring are breathtaking.
Hotel, guesthouse and caravan park accommodation is available. For more information, visit the Shire of Nungarin website.
Things to see and do in and around Nungarin
The Wheatbelt Way
Take a road trip through the fascinating Northern Wheatbelt, along the Wheatbelt Way. An area that boasts a rich and extensive history, charming and friendly people, and all located in a diverse and truly Australian landscape.
Follow the video links below and discover the unique attractions of Western Australia's North-East Wheatbelt along the Wheatbelt Way.