Top 10 'Must See & Do Activities' in Kalgoorlie Boulder

 1.  Jump on our Historical Loopline Tram Tour around our unique Outback City! Tram 1

Sit back and relax..... on the “Tram Taster Tour” and explore Kalgoorlie-Boulder. 

The tram is the perfect way to see some of the key attractions and sights throughout the city. 

Book at the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Visitor Centre.  

 

 

 

2.  Visit the fabulous array of Museums and take a tour of the two spectacular Town Halls both built in 1908.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder has a rich history of 128 years, so it is no surprise that there are many museums to enjoy! BTH

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 3.  Visit and book at the Kalgoorlie Boulder Visitor Centre.Coops

What do you get when you combine architecture, history, a good yarn and two feet?

You get our highly recommended self-guided Kalgoorlie Boulder Audio Walking Tour.

Before you hit the streets, take a memento home with you in the form of Timeless Photography.  Only $15.00 for two personal A5 images.

 

 

4.  Pan for gold at Hannans North Tourist Mine! HNTM

Make your way up to the Hannans North Tourist Mine, grab a pan, a can full of sediment and get shaking and sifting at the gold panning ponds!

Take a stroll around the exhibits (including climbing aboard the giant CAT793 Dump Truck and Loader).  Become immersed in mining past and present in the Western Australian Goldfields.

Take a picnic to enjoy in the Chinese Gardens and peruse the gift shop for souvenirs and gemstones.

 

 

5.  Tours and Experiences galore: Contact the Kalgoorlie Boulder Visitor Centre to book!

A tour with a differeQuestance and totally unique to Kalgoorlie-Boulder is Questa Casa “Australia’s Oldest Working Bordello”   tour,   an experience like no other!

If mining interests you, why not book a tour with Kalgoorlie Tours & Charters to get an in-depth look on the Super Pit Tour.

For a different view of the Super Pit try a scenic flight with Goldfields Air Services or Circle H.

Go to dinner in style hop on Thunderstruck Goldfields Trike Tour and cruise around town or to the brewery.  Or join a No Rush Goldrush Wagon Rides tour.

Stretch the legs out and visit Kalgoorlie Boulder’s only indoor Bouldering Gym Archer Boulders.  For more options go to the “See & Do”.

 

6.  Visit the Lookouts:  Super Pit Lookout & Mount Charlotte Lookout

Mt CharlotteHead up to the Super Pit Lookout located off the Goldfields Highway and be amazed. 

If you’re lucky, you may even catch a blast and see them excavate the mine. For daily blast times, phone (08) 9022 1100 (option 1).

Drive up to the Mount Charlotte Lookout (pictured) located 1.5km from the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Visitor Centre and enjoy an amazing view of the city especially around sunset.

Check out the information boards and the story of C.Y O’Connor’s Golden Pipeline and the quest to get water up to the Goldfields over 110 years ago!

 

7.  Take a stroll (or hire a bike and ride) through the Great WKarlkuklaestern Woodlands at Karlkurla Bushland Park

The Goldfields with its rugged, red and generally pretty dry outback, however, come spring, if the rain has been good, the area transforms with an abundance of subtle flowering plants.  The rest of the year the contrast of the greens, reds and oranges make for some amazing views.

Go for a walk, or hire a car or bike to Karlkurla Bushland Park to view the plants and spectacular scenery at Katunga Lookout located at the heart of Karlkurla Bushland Park.

 

 

8.  Embrace the Aboriginal culture

Did you know that Kalgoorlie derives its name from the Aboriginal word for a well-known bush tucker in t Heartwalkhe region?

The Karlkurla pronounced “gull-gurl-la”, also known as the bush banana, the silky pear and the Cogla Vine, is a climbing plant that produces a fruit that can be eaten and is found through much of the area which was earlier named Kulgoohlu meaning ‘Place of the Silky Pear’, and is now known as Kalgoorlie.

Visit our art galleries and see for yourself; Bush Blossom Gallery, Goldfields Aboriginal Art Gallery or Black Crow Studios.

 

 

 

  9.  Enjoy York Hotela delicious meal, cold beer and a great atmosphere at one of the many outback pubs or our Beaten Track Brewery!

   Is that a blast at the Super Pit or your stomach rumbling? 

   Once a city of 96 pubs, Kalgoorlie-Boulder plays host to an abundance of places to eat ranging from a great pub meal to fine dining on the Balcony.

   If you’re more of a beer connoisseur, then head to the Beaten Track Brewery the only brewery in town.

   Do you feel like something with a more international flavour?  Then you don’t have to look too far with restaurants of many ethnicities. 

 For more options go to   “Eat & Drink”.


 10.  Venture out of the City – The Golden Quest Discovery Trail

If you like a good road trip and don’t mind getting a little bit dusty then head South West to Victoria Rocks.

Or take the round trip from Coolgardie to Widgiemooltha and back to Kalgoorlie-Boulder (via Kambalda passing by Burra Rocks and Cave Hill).

For more information on the Great Western Woodlands - go to www.goldenquesttrail.com

After stopping in at the iconic Bush Two Up, just half an hour up the road, the Broad Arrow Tavern (pictured) just in time for lunch or dinner for their famous “Broadie Burger”.

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