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Wheatbelt Way Drive Trail Wheatbelt Way Drive Trail


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 in Golden Outback

  • Multiple day
  • 1000 km

A self-drive trip through the fascinating Northern Wheatbelt. An area that boasts a rich and extensive history, charming and friendly people, and all located in a diverse and truly Australian landscape.

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The Wheatbelt Way self-drive trail leads visitors on an adventurous interpreted journey to the regional communities of Dowerin, Wyalkatchem, Koorda, Bencubbin, Beacon, Westonia, Mukinbudin, Nungarin and Trayning.  Discover the natural attractions, history and heritage  of the region and experience the unique Wheatbelt communities and landscapes. Whether you are planning a short visit or longer stay, there is lots to see and do.

To start your Wheatbelt Way adventure, travel through the Avon Valley to Dowerin 2 hours east of Perth or turn off the Great Eastern Hwy at Carrabin (10km south of Westonia) 3.5hrs east of Perth. The Wheatbelt Way self-drive trail leads you to 24 dedicated sites highlighting the natural attractions, historical and heritage sites and landscapes in the North East Wheatbelt. Each site offers opportunities to stay and experience the nine unique Wheatbelt Communities where you can experience good old-fashion hospitality while exploring at your leisure.

For a copy of the FREE 50 page Wheatbelt Way Self-Drive Trail Guidebook and 2 Audio CD set with dramatised stories to guide you on your journey through the north eastern Wheatbelt. Call 1300 736 283 or (08) 9041 1666 to request a copy to be posted to you or download from the website  

North Eastern Wheatbelt Regional Organisation of Councils Tourism Officer

Central Wheatbelt Visitor Centre

(08) 9041 1666

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  • Wheatbelt Way

    For more detailed information on the Wheatbelt Way self-drive trail please visit our website.

  • Australia’s Golden Outback

    Comprehensive information on the Golden Outback region including destinations, things to see and do, accommodation and tours.

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Time / Duration

3 to 5 days


800km to 1000km depending on route taken

What To Pack

Group D - Drive Trails (Drive trails: 2WD & 4WD) required.

Trail Start

Dowerin 165km (2hrs) east of Perth

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Trail End

Hazards & Warnings

Water features shown do not guarantee water and if there the quality of water cannot be assured. Always carry ample fresh water for drinking and camping.


Wide range of accommodation options including: B&B, farmstays, motels, hotels, caravan parks, RV-friendly towns and free camp sites.
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camping
  • Picnic Area
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Shop
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Public Toilet

Best time of year

July to October

Trail Access

Road to Trayning

Prohibited Items

Dogs are not allowed at Elachbutting Rock, Sandford Rocks, Billyacutting Hill Nature Reserve and Korrelocking Reserve. 

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1 trail goers have rated Wheatbelt Way Drive Trail as 3 out of 5!

We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.

Tarun Preet Singh

Reviewed 12 Jun 2015, 3:02pm

Wheatbelt has some of the glorius chapters of Sikh history of WA.
Kheva Singh , Spoon Singh, Goodit Singh , Syd Singh, Charr Singh were some of the farmers in early 20th century.
One Mr Jack Wilson of Quairading - 99 yrs old - has some fascinating stories.

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