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Kalgoorlie

Western Australia's Esperance-Goldfields region is a massive area, spanning 770,488 sq km of Australia's largest state. Much of the area was built of the back o…

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Young

Discover Young’s rich gold heritage and Chinese history, and why the region was once known as the ‘El Dorado’ of NSW. Known as Lambing Flat until 1861, Young ha…

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Young

Celebrate Young’s Chinese history at the annual Lambing Flat Chinese Festival. The Lambing Flat Chinese Festival is an annual celebration of the important contr…

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Young

Discover for yourself the rich, golden history of the Young and Harden regions. Young and Harden share a history steeped in gold. The towns, villages and landsc…

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Young

The NSW gold rush and Chinese heritage are interwoven in Young. By the mid-19th century, the goldfields in NSW were beginning to dry up, with finds of the preci…

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New England

Discover inspiring stories of early European explorers, Chinese gold-diggers, bushrangers, eminent scholars and generations of pastoralists. With a name like Ne…

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Sofala

This historic gold rush town near Bathurst exudes the charm of yesteryear. The first words that spilled out of my mouth as we drove into Sofala were, “It looks…

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Charters Towers

Full of gold legends and ghost stories, this is a destination that is sure to lift your spirits. The outback town of Charters Towers, once Queensland’s second…

Gold Mine Guesthouse

Price from $55

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Nundle

The Gold Mine Guesthouse is one of the oldest buildings in Nundle and is rich in history. It was built circa 1870 during the gold rush and was in ruins just 15…

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Dargo, Vic

Dargo is Victoria’s most remote town and has a rich history dating back to the early gold rush era. The Dargo River Inn, run by Christian and Marissa Barrett, i…

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Hill End

The last pub standing in an historic gold town once brimming with them. At its peak, Hill End was home to 30,000 hopeful prospectors, countless shopkeepers and…

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Hill End

A convenient campsite in the heart of historic Hill End. While a long way from its heyday, the historic gold mining town of Hill End has plenty to offer visito…

Lambing Flat Folk Museum

Price from $25

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Young

Lambing Flat Folk Museum is located within the former Young Public School building, built in 1883. The museum is full of artefacts and memorabilia relating to Y…

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BACCHUS MARSH

Well maintained friendly family park, located 1km west of Bacchus Marsh town centre. Local features include; rivers and gorges, historic buildings (from gold ru…

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Uralla

Children big and small will delight in getting up close and personal with the farm animals of Wayward Jerseys. For the vast majority of us, the daily schedule…