The Outback Way - Australia's Longest Shortcut


Main Sites & Attractions
  • The Great Beyond Explorers Hall of Fame
  • Burtville Arch, historic remains of a once prominent hotel and community
  • Old Police Precinct, a refurbished heritage precinct, open for viewing by appointment
  • Laverton Outback Gallery, an impressive display of local art and craft to view and buy
  • Billy Goat Hill Lookout, offers panoramic views over the town and beyond
  • Windara Heritage Trail, the site of a once-famous nickel mine
  • Mt Morgans, offers panoramic views across the landscape and relics of mining days
  • The Golden Quest Discovery Trail, a picturesque journey across a famous gold province

Things To Do
  •  Visit the historic sites that tell of the fascinating history of Laverton and its surrounds
  • Have a drink and/or a countermeal at the pub, get to know some of the local characters
  • Take a self-guided walk around Laverton townsite
  • Camp a night at the picturesque Niagara Dam.
  • Drive the Golden Quest Discovery Trail & view ghost towns, mining relics, rugged scenery
  • Go for a swim in the Laverton aquatic centre
  • Take a stroll along the Indigenous Walk Trail.  Inquire at the Great Beyond.
  • Try your luck prospecting for gold

Hotel, motel, caravan park and station stay facilities are available.   Details can be viewed or downloaded from the downloads page.

Visitor Information
Contact the Great Beyond on 08 9031 1361 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or visit The Great Beyond in Laverton (on Augusta Street).

Traveller Amenities
Airstrip, accommodation, police, hotel / motel, camping & caravan park, Eftpos, fuel, information centre, meals, mechanical repairs, post office, general store & supermarket, café, library, telecentre – internet access.

Website Links
Laverton Shire:
Goldfields Tourism Network: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Australia’s Golden Outback: