Since the discovery of gold back in the 1890's Kalgoorlie-Boulder has slowly become a major service hub for Western Australia's active resource industry. Over the years it has also quickly become a very popular holiday destination and today you can find many streets lined with modern cafes, restaurants and an array of accommodation of all types, clubs, pubs and nightspots. This vibrant twin city holds a wealth of treasures from its museums to historic buildings, through to breathtaking outback scenery and landscapes to parks and bush lands. There is gold fossicking and tours that you can join in on to learn how the early settlers would have lived all those years ago. Kalgoorlie is a fascinating town filled with stories, culture, history and grandeur that is a must see for your next trip away!
There are a number of different tours that will take you through the interesting museums where you can learn about the colorful past of this city or perhaps you might like to walk along the heritage trails yourself and do it all in your own time. There are plenty of shopping precincts to browse through where you will find shops, arcades, cafes, restaurants, boutiques and much more where you can easily waste away a day just browsing and soaking up the good old outback hospitality.
There is so much adventure, action and excitement to be had while holidaying in Kalgoorlie and Boulder such as the Super Pit which is Australia's largest open cut gold mine or perhaps you would be interested in a trip to Lake Ballard where you will find the biggest world class art site or simply just relax in one of the many parks and nature reserves that are dotted throughout the area. You can take a picnic for the afternoon, enjoy a leisurely walk or do some hiking for the day!
If you are visiting Kalgoorlie during the spring season that you will be amazed at the awesome sight of wildflowers the completely cover the scenic landscape for as far as the eye can see as they come out to bloom for the warmer months and if you just can't get enough of the flora and fauna that Kalgoorlie can be famous for why not visit the array of National Parks where you can see salt lakes, lagoons, a variety of water birds and other wildlife. Perhaps you might like to join one of the coach tours or four wheel driving tours that depart daily to a number of different attractions within the region if you don't wish to self drive.
Then come the end of the day you can return home to your chosen place of accommodation where you can kick back and relax and unwind after an exhilarating day of fun and excitement. Select from well appointed hotel rooms, motel rooms, units, backpacker hostels, guest houses, farm stay, caravan park sites and bed and breakfasts for your time here. You can book anything from affordable budget accommodation or through to luxury rooms where you can splash out a little if you want to but one thing is constant no matter where you book into, you will always return home to the creature comforts of home to make your stay enjoyable and relaxing.
So if you are searching for a holiday destination with plenty of history of the gold mining days, grand old buildings that holds fascinating stories to tell, shopping, tours, wining and dining whether it is for breakfast, lunch or dinner and not to mention an endless list of attractions no matter what time of year you are visiting, then you simply cannot go past the opportunity to visit Kalgoorlie.