What to do in Kalgoorlie Boulder this Easter

Easter is the perfect time to explore Kalgoorlie Boulder and the Goldfields. The weather is that little bit cooler; perfect for exploring! There's lots going on in Kalgoorlie Boulder over the Easter holidays so you'll be spoilt for choice!

To learn more about our fabulous twin City and some of our most iconic landmarks, grab a headset for the Kalgoorlie Boulder Audio Walking Tour from us here at the Visitor Centre. At just $15 per person for 24 hours hire, you can explore both Boulder and Kalgoorlie CBD's on foot and find out more about our heritage.

Once you've walked up an appetite, why not potter to beautiful Hammond Park and grab a coffee and some delicious scones from Plum Café, open from 9am to 4pm each day.

One for the kids! McBrides Mini Golf is open all over the Easter weekend 8:30am to 5pm so pop along for some great family fun!

The Museum of the Goldfields is open Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10am to 3pm and is currently showcasing the extraordinary exhibition Silver and Gold: Unique Australian Objects 1830-1910. Curated by the National Gallery of Australia, precious 19th and 20th Century Australian silver and gold items will be on display until Sunday 30 April. If you have younger children with you, the museum are also running a range of kids holiday workshops over Easter.

Bookworms rejoice! On Saturday 15 April there is a second hand book sale being held at St John's Church. Get along to bag a bargain, after all, you can't beat that old book smell!

For those wanting to burn off those Easter Eggs, Park Run will be taking place on Saturday at 8am at Karlkurla Park. Walk, job, run or push the buggy – it's fun for the whole family.

For those big and little miners in the family, no trip to the Goldfields is complete without a visit to Hannans North Tourist Mine! The amazing tourist hot spot will be open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday over Easter from 9am to 4pm, with gold pours at 11am on Friday, Sunday and Monday.

If you fancy seeing the Super Pit from a very unique vantage point, why not take the Super Pit Tour into the working mine? Kalgoorlie Tours and Charters will be open on Saturday and Monday from 9am to 2pm and have a 2.5 hour Super Pit tour running at 9am and 1.5 hour tour at 12:30pm. They will also be open Easter Sunday from 12pm to 4pm, with a 2.5 hour tour running at 1:30pm.

On Sunday, you can come and get a locally made treat from the Boulder Markets! Easter is a great time to shop local and get a bargain. The beautiful Boulder Town Hall is also open so you can see the famous Goatcher Curtain and KCGM are once again running their free Super Pit Tours for Market Day.

Whilst you're in Boulder, pop into the Loopline Railway Museum which is open Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 9am to 2pm over the Easter long weekend.

The inaugural Jungkajungka Woodlands Festival is taking place in Norseman over the Easter weekend. This is a free event in the heart of the Great Western Woodlands. Festivities include Welcome to country, woodlands tours, kid's activities, market stalls, mural painting, bush yoga and performances by Josie Boyle, Ngadju Dancers and local musicians. There will also be a Keynote presentation by Professor Stephen Hopper along with an expert panel discussion and presentations by Woodlands Management, Renewable Energy & Indigenous Language. The festival opens at 11am Saturday and there is free camping for festival attendees.

Finally, if you fancy exploring our amazing region, why not drive yourself wild? Pick up a Golden Quest Discovery Trail book from the Visitor Centre and drive around seeing the sites of the Goldfields including Coolgardie, Kanowna, Broad Arrow, Menzies, Lake Ballard Laverton, Leonora and Kookynie. The perfect road trip for the whole family.

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