Self-Drive trails traversing the red heart of Western Australia

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Astronomy

Something for everyone at Murchison Astrofest 2013

The 2013 Murchison Astronomy Festival on Saturday the 17th of August saw over 300 keen star gazers travel from all over the state to the remote settlement of Murchison in Western Australia’s mid-west. The action kicked off at 11am with various presentations, including key-note talks given by Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith – CSIRO’s ASKAP Project Scientist…

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Follow the pathways

The 178-page full colour guidebook paints a colourful picture of the region - its history, nature and its charismatic characters following three self-drive trails through the Gascoyne-Murchison - the Wool Wagon Pathway, Miners Pathway and the Kingsford Smith Mail Run.

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Local Attractions

Wildflowers

WildflowersLate July - September
Wildflowers adorn much of the Gascoyne Murchison in spring time after plentiful rains.

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Station Stays

Station StaysApril - October
Outback Australian station stays offer you a unique holiday experience. Friendly hosts welcome you onto their stations and homesteads for a taste of country life in the Aussie Outback.

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Birdlife

Bird lifeAll year round
Waterways are ideal locations to experience the harmonious sounds and colourful sights of hundreds of birds that dwell in the Gascoyne Murchison region.

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Astronomy

AstronomyAll year round
You've never seen the stars shine as brightly as they do in the Gascoyne Murchison.

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Geology

GeologyAll year round
You'll experience a unique feeling of timelessness as you travel through country that possesses some of the oldest rocks in the world.

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Places to Stay

Outback accommodation

There are many accommodation options available while travelling the Gascoyne Murchison Outback Pathways...

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There are many accommodation options available while travelling the Gascoyne Murchison Outback Pathways...

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