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Heritage in the Mid West – What can I see and do?

Local Heritage Trails

The following trails are available online via Trails WA.  Printed copies of these trails are also available from the Geraldton Visitor Centre or the Geraldton Regional Library.

NEW TRAIL - COMING SOON - Welcome to the Rocks Laneway Walk Trail!

Audio - Chapter One - Welcome to Rocks Laneway

Audio - Chapter Two - The Old Stationer's Hall

Audio - Chapter Three - The Ghost Office

Audio - Chapter Four - Post Office Lane

Audio - Chapter Five - Post Office Lane Lightbox Gallery

CBD Heritage Trails -  Walk or drive these fascinating heritage trails, taking in history from the West End, Waterfront, Rocks Laneway, Bluff Point, Victoria Hospital and Marine Terrace.  The online version of this trail booklet is currently in redevelopment.

Other heritage trails in the City of Greater Geraldton:

  • Yamaji Drive Trail (Online Ap), Trail Brochure - Learn about significant Aboriginal sites across the City of Greater Geraldton
  • Old Stock Route Drive Trail - a 102km (return) drive which retraces a portion of Stock Route No. 9701.  Explore original Government wells, natural rockholes and ancient riverbeds.
  • War Years Drive Trail - Geraldton has had a long association with the military and war.  Learn all about this fascinating history on a 200km tourist walk/drive trail.
  • Mullewa Heritage Trails - A selection of interesting drive and walk trails.

Website Links

Other Local Heritage Interest Groups

  • Geraldton Historical Society, Light House Keepers Cottage, Chapman Road, Bluff Point.  Ph: 9921 3790
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Archer Street, Geraldton.
  • Chapman Valley Historical Society, East Terrace, Nanson. Ph: 9964 3373 or 9921 2512
  • Northampton Friends of the Railway.  Ph: 9934 1118
  • Northampton Historical Society.  Ph: 9934 1215 (Museum)
  • Bundiyarra Aboriginal Community Aboriginal Corporation, Eastward Rd, Utakarra.  Ph: 9920 7900
  • Geraldton Cultural Trust, 321 Marine Terrace, Geraldton.  Ph: 9921 2423
  • Batavia Coast Maritime Heritage Association.  Ph: 0417 187 023
  • Geraldton Heritage Precinct, Ngurra Barlunggu, 84 Chapman Rd, Geraldton
  • Walkaway Station Museum Padbury Road, Walkaway.  Ph: 9926 1976

There are many local groups dedicated to the conservation and promotion of heritage concerns in the Mid West.  If you would like your group or organisation or special heritage event included on this page, please contact Heritage Services on library@cgg.wa.gov.au or (08) 9956 6659.

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