Merredin Tourist Park Located in the heart of the WA Wheatbelt, just 260km from Perth, our park offers accommodation options to suit all needs and budgets. Our on-site accommodation includes budget rooms, self-contained studios, as well as luxury chalets. A swimming pool, BBQ’s, camp kitchen and quality ablution facilities are provided for comfort and convenience of caravanners and campers. WALK & CYCLE TRAILS Explore our town on foot or hire one of the visitor centre’s Electric Pedal-Assist Trikes. Walk or cycle the Merredin Heritage Trail or one of the 8km or 15km multi-purpose trails. • Pick up the ‘Rediscover Merredin’ brochure to follow the town’s Heritage Walk Trail map. • Hire an E-Trike to explore the town, parks and surrounding trails. CUMMINS THEATRE • Be captivated with a live show at this historic venue. • Immerse yourself in the history of the Cummins family through a guided tour. MERREDIN ESCAPE PACKAGES Enquire about Rail, Accommodation and Cummins Theatre packages for eligible Pension Concession Card holders available through the Visitor Centre. WILDFLOWER TREASURES • Wildflowers create a stunning display during late winter and spring after good rains. Take a colourful drive along recommended seasonal wildflower trails. • Seasonal wildflower information is available from the Visitor Centre. EXPERIENCE OUR HISTORY • Browse over a number of interpretative panels inside and outside the Visitor Centre depicting the history of Merredin’s development. • At the Railway Museum, wander through rolling stock and climb the signal tower with an astonishing 95 hand operated levers. • The Military Museums’ extensive collections include two Helicopters from Vietnam War. • At Burracoppin view the No 1 Rabbit Proof Fence interpretive site. • Collgar Wind Farm’s 111 wind turbines, the largest single stage wind farm in the southern hemisphere.
PARKS & PLAYGROUNDS •` Head to Apex Park playground for family BBQ, • Enjoy a picnic at Roy Little Park with extensive grassed area, paved paths and duck pond with fountain. • Pioneer Park Heritage Precinct for a BBQ or picnic in the shade of large gum trees. PET FRIENDLY Perfect for family and pet friendly escapes, Merredin Peak (off leash), Tamma Parkland, Roy Little Park and the Merredin Dog Park offering two fully fenced and gated exercise areas for large and small dogs. HOW TO GET HERE • Visit by Car - Self Drive Trails - Merredin is on the Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail (Mundaring to Kalgoorlie), the Pioneers’ Pathway (Toodyay to Merredin) and the PUBLIC Silo Trail. See pages 12, 13 and 15. • Visit by Train - Transwa Prospector or Merredin Link Rail Service. Leave the car and highway behind and enjoy a 3 hour scenic rail journey from Perth to Merredin for a day or overnight stay. Central Wheatbelt Visitor Centre
A comfortable 3 hour drive from Perth or Kalgoorlie, Merredin is the perfect place from which to stop and explore the Central Wheatbelt. With cafes, cinema, restaurants, many styles of accommodation to suit your budget, and a variety of retail shopping, Merredin will entice you to stay for a few days. See a show at historic Cummins Theatre, dine out and enjoy the ambiance of a friendly country town. PUBLIC SILO TRAIL Merredin is one of seven WA regional towns on the PUBLIC Silo Trail, an outdoor art gallery celebrating the state’s regions. The CBH silos were transformed in August 2017 by internationally renowned Perth artist Kyle Hughes-Odgers, with artwork inspired by the local landscape and community. • View CBH Merredin silos vibrant artwork from layby on Great Eastern Highway. GOLDEN PIPELINE HISTORY Merredin Peak adjacent to the town, is a massive granite rock and water catchment that provided water for the early Aboriginal people and then explorers, sandalwood cutters and prospectors. Take the rock walk to the peak for a spectacular sunset or the bush walk for seasonal wildflowers and nature. • Experience a night at the base of Merredin Peak offering fully self-contained RVs a 24 hour FREE stay in a sheltered location. • During your stay follow the National Trust WA interpretive trail taking in the Golden Pipeline Heritage sites, Railway Dam and the remains of the WWII 2/1 Australian General Hospital site. • View three generations of pump stations at the stabilised ruin of the No 4 Pump Station 3kms west of Merredin. • Get close to nature at Totadgin Rock Conservation Park offering interpretive walks among natural bushland to a historic well and rock wave formation. There is a wheel chair access car park.
85 Barrack Street Merredin WA 6415
Tel: (08) 9041 1666 or 1300 736 283 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Transwa Rail & Coach Bookings Cummins Theatre Bookings & E-Trike Hire. For events, accommodation, tours or dining out, visit www.wheatbelttourism.com