This is your opportunity to trace the steps of some of Australia’s greatest explorers. Visit the historical precinct of Gwalia near Leonora and the house commissioned by Herbert Hoover, 31st President of the United States. Spend some time in the extraordinary atmosphere at Lake Ballard near Menzies, where renowned sculptor Antony Gormley has placed 51 sculptures in a remote salt lake setting and be sure to bring your telescope as these outback dark skies offer pristine stargazing. The Leonora Loop Trails are a great way to see the sights, and soak up the stories of the Leonora Shire. These two self drive trails, have two very different themes; The Agnew Loop focuses on the social history of the area, while the Darlot Loop will see you travel through the many and varied landscapes of the north east Goldfields. This trail is an excellent accompaniment to the Golden Quest Discovery Trail. If you like to go bush, then the Green Trail/Great Western Woodlands links sites in the Coolgardie bioregion with outstanding environmental, historical and cultural significance. For further information on The Green Trail, visit www.goldenquesttrail.com
. ..plus the Leonora Loop and Green Trail self drive touring routes
Golden Quest Discovery Trail Guidebook A definite advantage if considering the Trail! At just $39.95 it provides a fascinating insight into one of the most exciting periods of Australia’s development, with full colour sections on each of the 25 sites plus times and distances between sites, a detailed map and downloadable audio tracks with dramatised stories of the gold rush era. The Guidebook can be purchased from WA Visitor Centre, Visitor Centres along the trail, or requested online at www.goldenquesttrail.com
The Golden Quest Discovery Trail, a 965 kilometre self drive adventure in one of the world’s most famous gold-producing regions, is an ideal break for all ages. This adventure-filled trail runs from Coolgardie in the south to Laverton in the north, and passes many sites that are worth taking the time to discover. The Golden Quest Discovery Trail is a popular tourist and four-wheel drive attraction for the WA Goldfields. The Golden Quest Discovery Trail can be enjoyed in parts or as a whole. Whether you use the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder as a base or plan to set out on a three to four day journey, the experiences found along the trail are sure to be memorable. The www.goldenquesttrail.com website and Guidebook can help you plan your itinerary.
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