Distance from Perth: 593km ( 6 hours 33 minutes)

Known for: Gold. Super Pit. History.

Immerse yourself in living gold history, quirky outback pubs and be stunned by the scale of the Superpit gold mine.

Kalgoorlie-Boulder, or Kalgoorlie as it is more commonly known, is the hub of the Western Australian Goldfields and the largest city in the Australian Outback. From wild beginnings as a gold rush town full of fortune-seekers, it has grown into a bustling twin city with a distinctive character.

Rich with history, heritage and complemented by a dynamic and cosmopolitan vibe, Kalgoorlie offers a unique adventure. And being just an hour’s flight or a day’s drive or train journey from Perth, it’s a popular tourist destination.

An image of a young woman at a lookout fence towards a huge open cut mine to show history and culture on The South West Edge road trip
Super Pit Lookout, Kalgoorlie
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