Shire of Meekatharra

Meekatharra is a town with golden prospects.

Situated on the Great Northern Highway, Meekatharra is the largest centre in the Murchison, easily accessible with excellent sealed roads from Perth in the south, Geraldton in the west and further north into the Pilbara.

If you haven't been to Meekatharra for a while, you are sure to notice the changes. The town has had a major facelift with the opening of the Meeka Rangelands Discovery Trail. Taking advantage of the town's historical, tourism and cultural assets, the Discovery Trail has provided a new recreation facility for locals and a new attraction for visitors.

The town has a wide range of sporting facilities including a fabulous oval, basketball courts, tennis courts and a new squash court. There is also a gym and indoor soccer and cricket facility and the sparkling Meekatharra town pool is open from October to April.

Places to Stay

Accommodation in Meekatharra

Made in Meeka

Friendly, no-frills accommodation in the heart of Meekatharra. Pet-friendly with overnight and weekly rooms to let.


The Royal Mail Hotel

The historic Royal Mail Hotel was established in 1899 and has been trading as a hotel for 120 years. You can enjoy your meal at the bar or in the dining room. The Royal Mail offers a variety of mouth-watering dishes cooked by the chef.

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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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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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