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    Boulder

    Experience gold rush history where it all began in the charming outback town of Boulder. This marks the spot where the first gold was struck in the 1800s and the site of one of the world's largest open cut mines…

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    Coolgardie

    Coolgardie hit the world map in 1892 as the birthplace of the gold rush that fuelled the largest mass migration of people in Australia's history. Proudly retaining its pioneering heritage charms, it's one of the nation's best preserved gold mining towns…

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    Gwalia

    The must-see Goldfields ghost town of Gwalia brings the gold rush to life. Explore historic buildings and fascinating displays in the Gwalia Museum and Historic Precinct and imagine life for pioneering prospectors in the late 1800s. At around 10 hours from…

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    Kalgoorlie

    The biggest city in the Australian outback, Kalgoorlie is a vibrant mix of gold rush history, grand colonial buildings and immense mining operations, surrounded by some of the most dazzling spring wildflowers and eerie gold-rush ghost towns. You can get…

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    Kookynie

    For an authentic Australian outback experience, visit Kookynie - a living gold rush ghost town on the Golden Quest Discovery Trail, with a quintessential goldfields pub and a host of gold rush relics to explore. Located nine and a half…

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    Laverton

    Laverton is one of the luckiest gold rush towns in the Goldfields. Its late 19th century architecture was spared from ruin when fortune stuck twice and nickel became the town's new gold. Today, you'll find Laverton's greatest riches lie in…

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    Leonora

    Leonora is a mine of outback history and heritage, from the old world grandeur of its legendary State Hotel to the simple charm of iron and hessian miners' cottages in the eerie gold rush ghost town of neighbouring Gwalia. The…

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    Menzies

    The old gold mining town of Menzies is your entry to the largest outdoor gallery on Earth and one of the art world's most extraordinary exhibits, 'Inside Australia'. Created by internationally renowned artist Antony Gormley, the collection of 51 sculptures are…