The area is named after Trayning Well, the Aboriginal name of a nearby water source located on the old road from Goomalling to the Eastern Goldfields. It was first recorded by a surveyor in 1892 and allegedly derives from the Aboriginal word 'during', meaning 'snake in the grass by the campfire'.
Visitors to Trayning will be treated to the beautiful natural surroundings of the region and are recommended to visit Billyacatting Hill, Yarragin Rock and the gnammas to experience them. A variety of amazing flora and fauna can be found at these locations and highlight the natural diversity of the area. Visit the historic town of Kununoppin, nestled among the tall Salmon Gums or head out to the Yelbeni Centenary Museum to see machinery from yester-year.
Trayning offers two reasonably priced accommodation options for visitors to the region. Trayning Hotel/Motel offers comfortable beds and good amenities. The Shire of Trayning similarly offers good amenities for those wanting to camp or enjoy the luxury of their own camper or caravan at the Trayning Caravan Park, with drive through powered sites, BBQs, grassed area, playground, amenities and a RV dump point.
For more information, visit the Shire of Trayning website.
Follow the bright skies and big horizons along the northern wheatbelt on a star-gazing, bird watching road trips that delivers all the history and charm of this laidback region. The Wheatbelt Way is a fun, 4 day trip from Perth that officially begins in Dowerin and spans 800 kilometres with 24 interpretive sites along the way.