Warramboo Hill Lookout See spectacular views across open cut mines and township to far horizons. A great place to enjoy sunrise or sunset minutes from town. Amphitheatre (Geo trail site - No camping) Extraordinary ancient waterfall rock formations to explore. Perfect surrounds for astro landscape photography. Historic Outdoor Cinema One of only three still operating in Western Australia. Occasional and seasonal. Events 2020 will be another exciting year for visitors. ASTRO ROCKS FEST 18-20 September 2020 Celebrating life through our own unique cultures and heritage, dark night sky andancient rocks beneath our feet. Spring Race Meeting. ANZAC Day remembrance ceremonies. Gymkhana. For more details and events, visit www.mtmagnet.wa.gov.au www.mtmagnet-astrorocks.com Mount Magnet Visitor Centre Southern entrance to town, Hepburn Street Mount Magnet WA 6638
Southern entrance to town. Welcome stop for information. Wirnda Barna Art displayed and for sale. World class rock collection, and MWA radio telescope display. Gift shop includes beautiful and unique gifts, books, rocks and gemstones of the region. Mining and Pastoral Museum Entered through the Visitor Centre, the Mount Magnet Historical Society’s Mining and Pastoral Museum, considered one of the best regional museums in Australia, gives unique insight into a rapidly vanishing way of life. Heroes and hardship, images, artefacts and stories to inspire. Extraordinary exhibits, including No1 Rabbit Proof Fence and new exhibit, Hill 50 Gold Mine Winder. Wirnda Barna Arts Centre Visit the Gallery where you can see artists at work. If closed, artworks by can be purchased from the Visitor Centre. Heritage Walk Take a walk through history, where stories of pioneer pastoralists, grand gold rush days and Government Proclamations are revealed through buildings and sites unique to Mount Magnet. Tourist Drive Trail Popular 37km drive or cycle through famous gold mining areas, scenic lookout, ghost town and spectacular outback scenery, includes: The Granites (Geo trail site - No camping) Just 9km north of Mount Magnet, The Granites offer driving, cycling and walking trails and picnic sites. This magnificent area of granite breakaways holds great significance to the Badimaya people and is expected to be treated with due respect.
Gateway to one of the world’s natural geoparks with accessible awe-inspiring rocks, geology of the Murchison Geo Region and overarching dark skies, perfect for astro landscape and deep space astrophotography. Mount Magnet, Geo Hub of the Murchison and on ‘one of the finest Goldfields in the world’ is more than just about gold! Be drawn to Mount Magnet and the ancient rocks of the Murchison and adjoining Gascoyne region, where oldest, rarest and largest rock formations have been created over eons of time. Mount Magnet is named after local magnetic rock and is situated at the centre of the Gascoyne-Murchison Miners’ Pathway. Here, rich heritage of Aboriginal presence is also revealed and celebrated, including local Badimaya language. With sealed roads to all four points of the compass, Mount Magnet is at the Magnetic Centre of Australia’s Golden Outback and the perfect place to begin exploring the region. Seasonal flowers fill stunning landscapes under a vast and often clear sky. Sunset and full moonrise over low horizon, welcomes night skies perfect for stargazing. A centre for Indigenous culture, early pastoralism from 1878 and longest continuous goldmining centre since 1891, Mount Magnet is rich in history and more. Services include: visitor centre, swimming pool and fitness centre, caravan park, station stays, hotel- motels, units, post office, mines office, police station, medical service, supermarket, butcher, Gem’s Outback Diner, hardware with Muzz Buzz coffee, Centrelink, library, internet, mechanics, Swagman Roadhouse, airport and more.
Wirnda Barna Art Centre is located in Mount Magnet and managed by the Badimia Land Aboriginal Corporation. Wirnda Barna supports and represents Aboriginal Artists from Badimia and Wajarri Country based in Mount Magnet and Yalgoo. Wirnda Barna offers a creative environment in which artists can meet, work together and generate income through the sale of their visual art. The artwork is sold at the Wirnda Barna Art Centre and the Mount Magnet Visitor Centre. 76 Hepburn Street, Mount Magnet WA Tel: Mount Magnet Visitor Centre (08) 9963 4172 Email: email@example.com Web: www.wirndabarna.com.au
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Mount Magnet Caravan Park
A welcome place to stay with friendly service, clean, tidy facilities in pleasant surrounds. Modern ablutions, washing machines, dump point, gas, powered sites, grassed tent sites powered/unpowered. Cabins (no kitchen facilities) linen provided. Campers kitchen, electric BBQ, full kitchen facilities with outdoor setting. Close to shops, post office and parks. Disabled access.
Mount Magnet Visitor Centre, with entry into Mining and Pastoral Museum is the best place to visit for information, regional geo-tourism, heritage, Aboriginal and astronomy interests. Local, regional, state-wide information. Heritage walk and drive trail maps. Wirnda Barna art. Internet. WiFi. Gift shop. MWA and rare orbicular granite display, “Treasures of the Earth” rock collection. Southern entrance to Mount Magnet, Great Nthn Hwy Tel: (08) 9963 4172 • Fax: (08) 9963 4289
Fully self-contained serviced units. Motel style accommodation. The quietest most comfortable accom in town. See for yourself. Continental breakfast supplied. Coin operated laundry, fully equipped, special weekly rate. Thurkle Cove Mt Magnet. PO Box 155 Tel: (08) 9963 4380 Mobile: 0408 996 346 Fax: (08) 9963 4390
(Northern end of) Hepburn St, Mount Magnet Tel: (08) 9963 4198 • Fax: (08) 9963 4961 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.mtmagnet.wa.gov.au