Shire of Mount Magnet
Mount Magnet is located in the Murchison region of Western Australia and is approximately 560km north of Perth. Mount Magnet is a six hour drive from Perth straight up the Great Northern Highway. The closest major regional centre to Mount Magnet is the city of Geraldton which is 350km west along the Geraldton-Mt Magnet Road.
Mount Magnet has a commercial airport and is only an hour and fifteen minute flight from Perth. Skippers Aviation operates a number of regular scheduled air services between Mount Magnet and Perth every week. For current flight schedules, online bookings and general information, please visit the Skippers website at www.skippers.com.au or call on 1300 729 924.
Regular coach services are available in Mount Magnet, travelling to and from Perth, and through to Meekatharra, Newman and up to Port Hedland. For current timetables, bookings and general information please contact Transwa at www.transwa.wa.gov.au and Integrity Coach Services at www.integritycoachlines.com.au.
Places to Stay
The newest accommodation in Mt Magnet has been carefully thought-out to ensure you have the best stay. This accommodation is elegant and stylish, clean and comfortable whilst offering personalised service, secure parking, private outdoor areas, late checkout and more
We are exactly 500 km (about six hours driving) from Perth and 60 km south of the gold mining town of Mount Magnet. We are on the Great Northern Highway, situated just 500 metres east of our turn off - so close in fact, that you can see the shearing shed and station buildings from the "main" road.
The Mount Magnet Caravan Park is conveniently located on the north side of the heritage listed Shire Office, as Great Northern Highway becomes Hepburn Street through town.
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.