Miamoon Reserve A popular wildflower area for everlastings and orchids in season. Located approximately 17 kilometres west of Wubin, there is also a gnamma hole in the flat granite rocks. Dalwallinu Discovery Centre
A second annexe houses local history including emu farming, C.W.A and items from the old Dalwallinu Hospital. An extensive rock and mineral collection is available to view in the Tourist Centre in the old railway station building. Buntine Rocks Suitable for AWD/4WD vehicles this site is 3 kilometres from the town of Buntine. A large rock in a vast nature reserve, it offers a magnificent view of the farming countryside from the top. An inviting picnic site with wildflowers in mid-winter to spring. Jibberding Reserve A rest area off the Great Northern Highway 25 kilometres from Wubin, pretty displays of white, pink and yellow everlastings in season. Cailbro Mudbrick School This preserved one roomed school from the 1940s, featuring a historical photo display is 33 kilometres from Wubin. Wreath Lechenaultia This unusual flower can usually be found in a number of locations in the Shire east of Wubin from August to September. Wubin Tourist Centre (Gt Northern Highway adjacent to information bay) PO Box 38, Wubin WA 6612 Mob: 0427 553 622 Email: email@example.com
Dalwallinu is a vibrant rural community an easy drive north-east of Perth. Covering 7,235 square kilometres of predominantly agricultural land the Shire consists of five towns; Buntine, Dalwallinu, Kalannie, Pithara and Wubin. Dalwallinu is a convenient stopover point or an ideal base to explore the vast array of wildflowers that are most prolific from late winter to spring, including the unusual wreath lechenaultia. For information and maps visit www.dalwallinu.wa.gov.au Completed in 2010 the impressive Dalwallinu Discovery Centre accommodates the Public Library, Community Resource Centre, environmental displays, a community room for hire and a Visitor Information section. Sit and relax in the amphitheatre or browse through the brochures and souvenirs available. Opening hours Mon-Fri 8.30am to 4.30pm. (Seasonal This site of the first fatal commercial plane crash in WA is now the Pithara Speedway, situated just off Great Northern Hwy at Pithara. Petrudor Rocks A very attractive picnic location during winter/ spring with good wildflowers and a lovely natural water pool following adequate winter rains. Xantippe Tank The concrete tank was constructed in the 1920s to capture the natural water run off from the granite rocks. This site is on the Dalwallinu- Kalannie Road. Rabbit Proof Fence and Boundary Rider’s Waterhole Situated on the Rabbit Proof Fence Road, sections of the No. 2 Rabbit-Proof Fence are still visible, as well as one of the original water holes blasted for the sole use of the Boundary Rider who maintained the fence. hours may vary.) McIntosh Park Places of interest Dalwallinu Discovery Centre
53 Johnston Street Dalwallinu WA 6609 Tel: (08) 9661 1805 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.dalwallinu.wa.gov.au
Wubin 270km north of Perth
Wubin is the ‘gateway to the north’ and to the magnificent seasonal display of everlastings and wildflowers in the area.
Places of interest Wubin Wheatbin Museum (Open daily, Jun to mid Oct, subject to
volunteers). The heritage listed Wubin Wheatbin Museum depicts the history of grain handling through photos, models and artefacts. It also tells the story of Gus Liebe, who after distinguishing himself as a master builder in Perth (His Majesty’s Theatre and many others), successfully turned his hand to farming with his partner Wilhelm Klein. The Museum’s Machinery Annexe houses a magnificent display of vintage motor vehicles and machinery; the collection of one local farmer. An on demand DVD tells the story of the No. 2 Rabbit Proof Fence.
www.wheatbinmuseum.com.au Open daily, June to mid-October, subject to volunteers.
1 Sun orchids at Miamoon Reserve 2 Jibberding Reserve
Wattle Festival Commences 5th Sep 2020 Past events have included, assorted day tours, bush breakfast, family fun, free entertainment, sundowners & much more. For brochures and enquiries please e-mail Angella, email@example.com or visit www.dalwallinu.wa.gov.au for full program closer to the date.
Dalwallinu Caravan Park Located at the northern entrance of town, just a short walk from the main street. Powered and non-powered sites, shady trees, camper’s kitchen, laundry facilities, dump point and excellent ablutions, phone (08) 9661 1253 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings.
Craft Centre (Old Courthouse)
Souvenirs and a large variety of locally made crafts & preserves. Open March to December 10am to 3.00pm (subject to volunteers). Located Johnston St, Dalwallinu.