Tours

Troops Tour (Bus)

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Experience a taste of Merredin’s Military Sites!

Saturday, 25 September,
2.00pm - Departing Central Wheatbelt Visitor Centre

 

Discover Australia’s secondary World War I and II sites in this 2.5 hour bus tour. As we wind through the district, visit the following: 
- RAAF hangars
- 2/1st Australian General Hospital
- RAAF Nokanning Bomb - Storage Site
- Various bunkers
- Nungarin Museum; and
- Former Military Fuel Installation sites.

$5 per person

Trains Tour (Talk & Walk)

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Author Talk with Philippa Rogers

Saturday, 25 September 
10.00am - Merredin Railway Museum

The Merredin Railway Museum will be opening their doors to visitors all weekend, as part of a year’s festivities celebrating 150 years of the steam train. At 10am, Saturday 25 September, meet Philippa Rogers, President of Rail Heritage WA and author of Troops, Trains and Trades, who will give her insight into the rich tapestry of WA’s history and Merredin’s unique involvement in this.

Discover the museum and arts centre which displays the 1897 locomotive that hauled the Kalgoorlie Express, along with the old signal box with its array of 95 switching and signal levers. You can also see the early history of the Merredin area including the Pioneer Women’s Room and Memorial Rose Garden. Alternatively ask one of the helpful museum volunteers about their self-guided tours which will have you further exploring our historic town and its surrounds.

Treasures Tour (Fly)

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Desert Eagle Helicopters Scenic Flights

Saturday, 25 September 2021

10am - 12pm

 

Sunday, 26 September 2021

11am - 1pm

 

Enjoy a scenic flight over Merredin as you discover an array of treasures from ancient granite outcrops, wildflowers, patchwork fields of hay, grain and canola, the largest grain silos in the Southern Hemisphere and major wind and solar farms, unique to the area.

 

$185 per person (min. 4 persons per flight)

20 Minute Flights

Treasures Tour (Bus)

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Experience a taste of Merredin’s Treasures

Saturday, 25 September,
11.00am - Departing Central Wheatbelt Visitor Centre

 

Discover some of Merredin's unique Treasures in this 1.5 hour bus tour. As we wind through the district, visit the following:

- Merredin Airport
- Collgar Windfarm
- Risen Energy
- CBH/Silos

​$5 per person