Pathways to Wave Rock

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Make your journey to Wave Rock an experience to remember. Enjoy country hospitality, massive granite outcrops with spectacular views, natural bushland with vibrant wildflowers in season, spectacular night skies and immerse yourself in an agricultural experience and true country hospitality. The Pathways to Wave Rock self-drive trail links the Shires of Bruce Rock, Corrigin, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Narembeen and Quairading and offers a range of unique experiences across the region.

Easy day trips can be made to many of the region’s unique and iconic sights, including the famous Wave Rock.

FREE Visitor Guide and Map

For a memorable visit you can pick-up a free printed copy of the ‘Pathways to Wave Rock’ Map & Visitor Guide, to take along on your journey. Available from Visitor Centres or by emailing roetourism@outlook.com

Download the Visitor Guide and Map here

Pathways to Wave Rock MAP & VISITOR GUIDE

FREE Pathways to Wave Rock Audio Tour Podcast

The Roe Audio Tour is a collaboration of historical stories, local and visitor information, read by community members from Bruce Rock, Corrigin, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Narembeen and Quairading. The Podcast is available to download for FREE on any podcast App on your smart device.

Download here Pathways to Wave Rock Audio Tour Podcast

PATHWAYS TO WAVE ROCK Self-Drive Trail

DURATION: 5 Days

DISTANCE: 847km

ROAD CONDITIONS: Sealed

Your Wheatbelt experience begins as you leave Perth on the Brookton Highway, travelling 225km to Corrigin, where you can visit the iconic Dog Cemetery, enjoy the beauty of wildflowers in spring and wander through the Pioneer Museum.

Continue 49km onto Kondinin, taking in the beautiful fauna and flora along the way. Stop and stroll through the community garden and view the creative artworks. Walk the Yeerakine Rock trail to the unique ANZAC light horseman statue, before travelling 27km south towards Kulin, home of the famous Tin Horse Highway, a fun and entertaining drive showcasing imaginative community creations. The new Kulin Visitor Discovery Zone gives visitors a sense of the region’s history and identity.

Travel 73km south west to view the mighty salt lake at Lake Grace and take in the atmosphere of an early 20th century Hospital, when you visit the only remaining Australian Inland Mission Hospital in the state. A friendly welcome awaits all at the Lake Grace Visitor Centre.

Continue your journey 100km northwards to Hyden, which has excellent overnight accommodation and dining opportunities and bright starry nights. Spend the next day exploring the internationally famous Wave Rock and surrounding attractions, before continuing 93km on the Mt Walker Road, with its colourful wildflowers, towards Narembeen. Learn all about farming at the modern, interpretive Grain Discovery Centre and get an insight into past and present in this typical Wheatbelt town.

Travel 39km to Bruce Rock, with its Amphitheatre and Sculpture Park, Memorials to servicemen and fabulous aquatic centre for summer fun. Continue 48km to Kokerbin Rock, a massive monolith with incredible views and a great nature spot. Drive 39kms to Quairading, check out ‘El Toro’, a life-size spanish bull sculpture in the centre of town and explore the amazing Nature Reserve and Nookaminnie Rock, great for wildflower spotting and watching the Wheatbelt's breathtaking sunsets. Take a leisurely trip back to Perth via the historic town of York. 

For further information

Visit the Local Government websites and time your visit to a special event, agricultural season or must see attraction. 

BRUCE ROCK www.brucerock.wa.gov.au

CORRIGIN www.corrigin.wa.gov.au

KONDININ www.kondinin.wa.gov.au

KULIN www.kulin.wa.gov.au

LAKE GRACE www.lakegrace.wa.gov.au

NAREMBEEN www.narembeen.wa.gov.au

QUAIRADING www.quairading.wa.gov.au