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An Engineering Marvel in Western Australia

It begins at the Mundaring Weir near Perth and ends in Kalgoorlie, 575km away. The original design... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
thurai2016
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Melbourne, Australia
An courageous engineering marvel

Over the years we have travelled & visited the entire trail. This trip we visited No 4 pumping... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
Darrel J
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Perth, Australia
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4 weeks ago
“An Engineering Marvel in Western Australia”
27 Jun 2018
“An courageous engineering marvel”
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Follow life-giving water from picturesque Mundaring Weir in the forested Perth Hills, through the open spaces of WA's wheatbelt to Mount Charlotte Reservoir overlooking Kalgoorlie-Boulder, the city built on gold.
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Mundaring Weir Rd | Darling Ranges, Mundaring, Western Australia 6073, Australia
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+61 8 9321 6088
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It begins at the Mundaring Weir near Perth and ends in Kalgoorlie, 575km away. The original design included 8 steam driven pump stations. Five of the original stations survive today however only pump station 8 at Daredin is in the best condition. Pump Station 3...More

Thank thurai2016
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Over the years we have travelled & visited the entire trail. This trip we visited No 4 pumping station at Merredin & No 3 at Cunderdin No 4 is a ruin & fenced off but still worth a quick visit. No 3 is an excellent...More

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great exeperience, informative, never boring and amazing surroinding. Australia at its best, well...Western Australia at least!

Thank pfreight
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Check out the old pump house, browse the history of the dam and pipeline, take a walk over the wall and many of the paths that criss cross the area then have a barbeque or picnic while watching the bird life and Kangaroos that live...More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We had seen the series on the building of the Kalgoorlie Pipe Line on TV. How good was it to go into this museum and see first hand the story of a truly fascinating time in our history. The pump house is incredible. Try to...More

Thank Herbie2219
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Fantastic trail for running (or walking, cycling etc) easy on the legs, scenic and refreshment stops along the way.

1  Thank Graham P
Reviewed 9 April 2015

History at its best in the heart of Mundaring Weir. The whole area is really lovely especially in Winter, give you the history of C Y O'connor and trial and tribulations of building a Water pipeline 600 odd Kms to the Goldfields - Kalgoorlie

1  Thank Colinmargie
Reviewed 29 January 2015

WA does tourism so well, as illustrated by this large tourism trail. Well signposted for 70% of sites, informative interp' panels, genuine historical sites chosen and it all links well together

1  Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Only in WA is something like this promoted so heavily! Its a water pipeline! I popped in to a few sites along the Great Eastern Hwy to see if I wasn't just missing why this is a tourist attraction. Obviously I kept missing it and...More

1  Thank Waddler
Reviewed 22 July 2013

The vast range of wildlife , the birdlife, the many colours of vegetation all along this over 600KM stretch is simply amazing. Well worth the trip!

Thank JackieAus
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