Your holiday itinerary (ex Perth, Western Australia)
Day 1. The Prospector train journey to Kalgoorlie (D)
Your holiday begins with courtesy collection from home and a transfer to the East Perth Terminal to board the high-speed Prospector train. Along the journey, forests of the Darling Escarpment give way to the vast Wheatbelt and rugged scrubland. Arriving in Kalgoorlie, after your smooth train journey, you will transfer to your accommodation. Overnight each night: Quality Inn Railway Motel, Kalgoorlie
Day 2. Golden Mile (BD)
See firsthand the operations of Australia’s largest gold mine on a tour of the KCGM Super Pit, and view the mining and milling operations through the Fimiston Milling Plant. You will be amazed by the size of the dump trucks and the view of the Super Pit from Harvey Hut. The Museum of the Goldfields then highlights the area’s rich history and showcases the State’s largest collection of gold bars and nuggets.
Day 3. Golden Quest Discovery Trail (BLD)
This morning we will explore part of the Golden Quest Discovery Trail. The trail runs 965 kilometres from Coolgardie to Laverton. Along the way there are classic pubs, changing landscapes, nature reserves and campsites. We will stop in at Menzies for morning tea, then make our way to the preserved ghost town of Gwalia to tour the historic precinct and the house that was commissioned by Herbert Hoover, before commencing our journey back to Kalgoorlie. We will stop along the way at Kookynie to enjoy a beer or an ice cream at the Grand Hotel.
Day 4. Coolgardie & surrounds (BD)
Today, Jack Cairns Camp is a brief stop before we make our way to Warden Finnerty’s Residence, which has been restored by the National Trust of Australia. At the Goldfields Exhibition Museum, occupying the former Warden’s Court Building, we re-live the heady days of yesteryear. There is time to purchase lunch at your leisure in Kalgoorlie, followed by a visit to Hannah’s North Tourist Mine for a glimpse into the gold mining history of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
Day 5. The Prospector train journey to Perth (B)
Today you will experience part of Western Australia’s rail heritage on your journey back to Perth aboard the Prospector train. Upon arrival at the East Perth Terminal, you will be met by a courtesy small charter vehicle and transferred safely to your home.
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