Shire of Sandstone
Situated between Mount Magnet and Leinster, right in the heart of the spectacular east Murchison District, Sandstone is where you've got the action of gold prospecting and the industry of mining and pastoral stations, all coexisting with a rapidly growing Tourism industry.
Sandstone offers sensational weather nine months of the year, temperatures in the mid 20s, clear blue skies, sensational breakaways, waterholes, wildflowers, wildlife and a host of natural features, all one day's drive from Perth.
Experience the oasis of the Murchison with its red terrain and vivid blue skies.
Places to Stay
The Alice Atkinson Caravan Park in Sandstone is a 40 site park set in pleasant surroundings centrally located in the town.
The hotel offers a range of accommodation and meal options with friendly, old-fashioned country service. It has an outdoor area for its residential guests to use.
Sandstone’s Outback Accommodation offers double ensuites and single shared rooms, communal kitchen and a BBQ area with a wood camp fire.
The Breakaway is a recently fully renovated 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom house located in the centre of Sandstone. It is just 50 metres away from the historic 1907 National Hotel and an easy walk to the heritage display, tourist centre, children's water park and historic post and telegraph building.
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.