Self-Drive trails traversing the red heart of Western Australia

Local Services

Mobile Phone Coverage

Please be aware that mobile phone coverage in the Gascoyne Murchison region is limited. Telstra Bigpond 3G is the main service provider in the very remote locations and some providers have no coverage.

Fuel, Food & Water

Food and fuel are generally available every 100- 300 kilometres. When travelling in remote locations it is suggested that you carry enough food and water with you to last at least 48 hours to be safe.

Some service stations have restricted opening hours and limited bank/credit facilities. LPG Autogas is not available in all regional areas. We advise that you contact the local Shire offices for fuel availability. The Shire contact details are listed on the Road Conditions page of this website.

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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Local Attractions

Wildflowers

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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Birdlife

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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Astronomy

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

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Geology

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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Places to Stay

Outback accommodation

There are many accommodation options available while travelling the Gascoyne Murchison Outback Pathways...

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There are many accommodation options available while travelling the Gascoyne Murchison Outback Pathways...

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