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 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 and Integrity Coach Services at

Places to Stay

Guest Accommodation in Mount Magnet

Gekkos at Mount Magnet

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

Accommodation at Mount Magnet Caravan Park

Mount Magnet Caravan Park

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.

Nalbarra Station

Nalbarra Station

Nalbarra Station is a 161,000 hectare station and a great holiday destination for those travelling up Great Northern Highway. John & Karen's working sheep station is 70km north of Paynes Find.

List your property with us

Are you a tourism operator in the Shire of Mount Magnet? If you would like to list your property with us (for free), please send us you property details.

Get the Guide Book

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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