Self-Drive trails traversing the red heart of Western Australia

The Breakaway

The Breakaway - Sandstone

Type of accommodation:
2 bedroom, 1 bathroom house

1 x queen bed
2 x single beds

Towels, sheets, soap, shampoo, bathtub, air-conditioning, pots, pans, stove, microwave, BBQ, garden and backyard.

To book:

The Breakaway is a recently fully renovated 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom house

Accommodation overview

This recently fully renovated house has a large lounge / dining area and fully equipped kitchen, 2 bedrooms with one queen bed in the main bedroom and two singles in the other, bathroom with bath and separate shower, separate toilet and also a laundry with sink, washing machine and dryer. A large split system and ceiling fans provide heating and cooling for guests. Undercover parking within the carport is provided at the front and also ample parking in a fully fenced rear yard is beneficial for trailers, caravans or other vehicles. The house is also located conveniently diagonally opposite the 1907 hotel / shop in the centre of town and next to the self serve fuel. For bookings, visit Airbnb

TV and sitting area at The Breakaway, Sandstone

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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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Plan Your Trip

Safety checklist

While the Outback Pathways have opened the heart of the Gascoyne and Murchison to visitors, many areas on the self-drive trails remain remote and warrant extra travel precautions.

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Local Attractions


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

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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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