The Goldfields of Western Australia is known for its gold rush history and outback charm, but what's truly incredible is how so many people have a connection to this beautiful place.
People from all over Australia, and indeed, the world have ventured to the Goldfields to try their luck, hoping to find the nugget that will make them rich, which in turn, means so many people now have a connection to this rich land.
There are so many historic attractions to explore, including Hannans North Tourist Mine, the WA Museum of the Goldfields, Gwalia and Kooynie, so you're spoilt for choice when it comes to a trip here. In a wonderful juxtaposition to the historic elements, Kalgoorlie Boulder is also home to some thoroughly modern and eclectic attractions. You can tour the Super Pit, a marvel of modern mining engineering, experience the colourful HeartWalk which has added life and culture to the CBD of Kalgoorlie and experience the world's largest outdoor art installation, Lake Ballard.
If you've got a conection to Kalgoorlie and the Goldfields, or even just an interest in this fascinating place, come and explore for yourself - you never know what you might uncover!
Follow Toni's journey as she discovers her ties to the Goldfields.
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