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An Engineering Marvel in Western Australia

It begins at the Mundaring Weir near Perth and ends in Kalgoorlie, 575km away. The original design... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Great exeperience

Great exeperience, informative, never boring and amazing surroinding. Australia at its best... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Melbourne, Australia
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Follow life-giving water from picturesque Mundaring Weir in the forested Perth Hills, through the open spaces of WA's wheatbelt to Mount Charlotte Reservoir overlooking Kalgoorlie-Boulder, the city built on gold.
Mundaring Weir Rd | Darling Ranges, Mundaring, Western Australia 6073, Australia
+61 8 9321 6088
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

It begins at the Mundaring Weir near Perth and ends in Kalgoorlie, 575km away. The original design included 8 steam driven pump stations. Five of the original stations survive today however only pump station 8 at Daredin is in the best condition. Pump Station 3...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great exeperience, informative, never boring and amazing surroinding. Australia at its best, well...Western Australia at least!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank pfreight
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Check out the old pump house, browse the history of the dam and pipeline, take a walk over the wall and many of the paths that criss cross the area then have a barbeque or picnic while watching the bird life and Kangaroos that live...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We had seen the series on the building of the Kalgoorlie Pipe Line on TV. How good was it to go into this museum and see first hand the story of a truly fascinating time in our history. The pump house is incredible. Try to...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Herbie2219
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Fantastic trail for running (or walking, cycling etc) easy on the legs, scenic and refreshment stops along the way.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Graham P
Reviewed 9 April 2015

History at its best in the heart of Mundaring Weir. The whole area is really lovely especially in Winter, give you the history of C Y O'connor and trial and tribulations of building a Water pipeline 600 odd Kms to the Goldfields - Kalgoorlie

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Colinmargie
Reviewed 29 January 2015

WA does tourism so well, as illustrated by this large tourism trail. Well signposted for 70% of sites, informative interp' panels, genuine historical sites chosen and it all links well together

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Only in WA is something like this promoted so heavily! Its a water pipeline! I popped in to a few sites along the Great Eastern Hwy to see if I wasn't just missing why this is a tourist attraction. Obviously I kept missing it and...More

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank Waddler
Reviewed 22 July 2013

The vast range of wildlife , the birdlife, the many colours of vegetation all along this over 600KM stretch is simply amazing. Well worth the trip!

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank JackieAus
Reviewed 1 March 2013

Great historical trip. A great booklet and well signposted . Gives an insight into the difficulties surrounding the building of the pipeline and lives of those invoolved.

Thank Terry J
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