Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s thriving days of glory began in 1893 when Paddy Hannan, Tom Flanagan and Daniel Shea found gold in the area, which led to one of the greatest gold rushes Australia has ever witnessed. Indulge your love of the friendly outback hospitality with wonderful heritage buildings, great shopping, impressive range of dining and recreational activities. There's more than just gold that will send you rushing to Kalgoorlie-Boulder. History & Heritage Immerse yourself in Goldfields history by visiting the Town Halls, located in Kalgoorlie and Boulder, offering visitors a rewarding cultural experience. The Boulder Town Hall is home to the Goldfields War Museum, Local Historic Archives and the world-renowned Philip Goatcher stage curtain, one of the few remaining examples of his work left in the world. This priceless curtain has hung in the Town Hall since its opening in 1908. The Kalgoorlie Town Hall is home to the Kalgoorlie Boulder Visitor Centre, offering visitors a comprehensive range of information. The Town Hall also boasts a wide range of memorabilia and historically significant pieces, and the original Council Chambers, which are still in use today. Beautiful Outdoors The City offers wonderful parkland facilities. Hammond Park is home to a range of native animals, featuring children’s play equipment, native birds and barbeque facilities. Another Kalgoorlie-Boulder 596km east of Perth Located in the Eastern Goldfields region of WA, the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is a vibrant and sophisticated regional centre. Rich with history, heritage and complimented by a dynamic and cosmopolitan vibe, Kalgoorlie- Boulder offers a unique adventure.
ARTS AND CULTURE While taking a look around the Kalgoorlie CBD, be sure to check out the spectacular street art developed as part of Heartwalk. This public art project came together with the installation of over 60 murals by artists from the Goldfields and beyond. Walking trail maps can be collected from the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Visitor Centre. Sit front row on opening night and enjoy world-class shows and performances at the Goldfields Arts Centre, the only multi- functional arts venue in the Goldfield's region. Home to an A-Class gallery and 700 seat theatre, this cultural hub hosts events, exhibitions, conferences and functions. For information on upcoming shows, visit www.goldfieldsartscentre.com.au. -BOULDER
favourite, the Arboretum, is the perfect spot for a stroll with its wide variety of indigenous flora, small dam, interpretive walk trails and recreational facilities. All of the City’s parks and reserves provide a perfect venue for picnics and family outings. Kalgoorlie-Boulder is situated on the edge of the largest temperate woodlands on earth, spanning 16 million hectares, and home to 20% of Australia’s known flora species. A showcase of the woodlands can be seen at Karlkurla Bushland Park. Enjoy wonderful bush-walks with a visit to the lookout tower, providing magnificent views of Kalgoorlie-Boulder. RECREATIONAL SPACES The Kalgoorlie Golf Course is a premier 18-hole championship golf course, designed by top course architect Graham Marsh. Surrounded by unique flora and fauna, this course is currently ranked number 28 in the top 100 public golf courses in Australia. It boasts spectacular desert views and lush green fairways, and is home to two holes of the Nullarbor Links, an 18-hole course spanning 1,365 kilometres from Ceduna in South Australia, to Kalgoorlie-Boulder. This spectacular course, proudly owned and operated by the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, is complemented by the Waterhole Bar and Bistro – a perfect location to relax and enjoy a meal in the stunning Goldfields landscape. For more information, visit www. kalgoorliegolfcourse.com. Kalgoorlie-Boulder is also home to another world class facility; the Goldfields Oasis Recreation Centre, which is open year round, offering a heated indoor pool, child-friendly swimming areas, playgrounds, 10 metre high waterslide, fully equipped gymnasium and indoor and outdoor playing fields. For more information, visit www.goldfieldsoasis.com.au.
1 Historic Hannan Street 2 Kangaroos on Kalgoorlie Golf Course