Glory Days Trail

Coolgardie Glory Days Heritage Trail is an interactive self-guided tour guide. Coolgardie Boom to Bust Heritage Trail is a self-drive/walk which has over 70 markers placed at significant sites around the Coolgardie Community, each with detailed descriptions and old photographs highlighting the historical sites. The markers provide a snapshot of what the town was like in the 1890s.

Markers 1-17 have audio narration read by James Hagan and really bring the spaces to life.

Lions Lookout

Lion’s Lookout is the view Arthur Bayley and William Ford had when they first arrived in the area and discovered gold. The lookout offers panoramic views to the east of the town. It is also where the original head frame from the famous “Bailey’s Reward” gold mine is re-erected.

Coolgardie Bluff Walk Trail

On the north-east of the Coolgardie townsite, the Bluff Walk Trail includes heritage signage and explains the cultural significance of the area to the local Indigenous people. With iron sculptures to see and beautiful look out points along the way, this trail is also a dog friendly space.

Cave Hill

One of the largest and highest granite outcrops in the region, Cave Hill provides an area to explore ancient cave formations and pioneering ingenuity with the historic woodline dams on the outcrop. Follow the bushland walking trails to discover all Cave Hill has to offer.

Red Hill Lookout

Kambalda's Red Hill Lookout and walking trail offers an easy walk up to the summit where you will be rewarded for your efforts with a magnificent view right across the expanse of Lake Lefroy, one of the regions most spectacular shimmering white salt lakes. Undercover picnic tables are provided.