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.