Travel inland by coach to Meekatharra and immerse into the rich indigenous and gold mining culture
Meekatharra is a Yamatji word meaning 'place of little water' and is in the Mid West region of Western Australia. The largest centre in the Murchison region, Meekatharra is a thriving mining, sheep and cattle district. Originally a gold prospecting town, first settled in 1896, the town and surrounding area features a host of old mining pits and relics from the Australian gold rush era.
What to do in Meekatharra:
- Meeka Rangelands Discovery Trail
This is an easy 3 km walk along both banks of the Meekatharra Creek. It includes 17 interpretative panels and offers a unique insight into the history, indigenous culture and natural attractions of the area.
- Meekatharra Museum
Open from 8.00 am - 4.30 pm Monday to Friday, the small Meekatharra Museum has an interesting collection of photographs recording the history of the town and the surrounding district.
Staying in Meekatharra:
- Contact the Meekatharra Shire for a list of sites and trails that will be sure to keep you active.
Pick-up and drop off:
On your Perth to Meekatharra coach trip, we’ll drop you off at:
Meet back here for a comfortable ride to your next destination.
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