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 of Wagin website www.wagin.wa.gov.au

Things to do around Wagin


Wagin Historical Village

A wonderful social history museum that is definitely worth a visit. 25 original and replica buildings from the region’s past. Wander down memory lane…


Giant Ram Park

If you enjoy checking out all things 'big' you must visit the Giant Ram Tourist Park in Wagin. The Big Ram (also known as the Giant Ram) is the…


Lake Dumbleyung

The picturesque Lake Dumbleyung was made famous in the 1960s when Donald Campbell broke the water speed record in his Bluebird boat travelling at a…