Shire of Murchison

Places Of InterestOld Steam Engine at the Murchison Museum

Murchison Settlement

This is where everything happens. It is the location of the Shire Office, the Murchison Sports Club, the Murchison Museum and the Murchison Oasis Roadhouse and Caravan Park. Located 200km north of Mullewa on the Carnarvon Mullewa Road.

Errabiddy Bluff - great for a climb or a picnic

If you are heading to a meeting, polocrosse carnival or any other major event in the Shire chances are it will be at the Murchison Settlement.

Errabiddy Bluff 

About 1km north of the Murchison Settlement follow the track in to view the magnificent Errabiddy Bluff. This landmark can be seen from distances of over 30km. Have a picnic or partake of the great challenge of scaling the bluff. Abundant wildlife is in this area. Make sure you drive in for a look.

Bilung Pool And Wooramel River Gorges

Approximately 150km north of the Murchison Settlement on the Carnarvon Mullewa Road is Bilung Pool. This natural water feature has year round water. Picnic facilities are available on-site.

Bilung Pool

5km south of Bilung Pool are the Wooramel River Gorges. View the magnificent inland river system from the top of the Gorges on the southern side of the river. Look for the signpost to point you in.

Ballinyoo Bridge

Located 80km south of the Murchison Settlement on the Carnarvon Mullewa Road, this bridge built in the 1930’s this was the second ever concrete bridge constructed in Western Australia.

Permanent pools are at the crossing of the Murchison River. See the wildlife and stock coming to the river to drink.

Ballinyoo Bridge

Wooleen Station

The station operates seasonal station stays offering different experiences of outback life.
For more information access their website or contact the station direct.
www.wooleen.com.au

Old Stock Wells

Restored stockwell 55km south of Murchison Settlement

Two stock wells are accessible to the public travelling on the Carnarvon Mullewa Road.

One 55km south of the Murchison Settlement (follow the signage) and the other further north between the Berringarra Byro Road turnoff and the Wooramel Gorges.
These wells were used to sustain stock and travellers during early times.

 

Wooleen Shed