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Bruce Rock, WA

Bruce Rock is a wheat-belt town located about 240 kilometres east of Perth. A farming town, Bruce Rock produces crops of wheat, barley, lupins and peas. Sheep, pigs and goats are also farmed in the area.

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The Bruce Rock Museum comprises of a historical display in the restored Bank with adjoining reconstructions of an original one-roomed school, a typical mud brick settlers hut and a blacksmiths shop. An arts and crafts centre is located in the main street displaying a wide variety of work by local artists. Also located in the main street is the recently opened Federation Amphitheatre, designed and built by the local community. A beautiful performance or function setting, the amphitheatre has an adjoining sculpture park offering visitors a peaceful stroll around the interesting garden.

The nearby bank at Shackleton is said to be Australia’s smallest bank and is also worth a look.

Kokerbin Rock, located 45 kilometres west of the town, is an immense granite outcrop. The rock is accessible from a number of points and it is possible to drive to the top, from where you can enjoy spectacular views over the surrounding countryside.

Bruce Rock has a motel, hotel and caravan park for your accommodation needs.

Nearest Airport: Perth

Bruce Rock Map

Experiences

  • Farm/Station
  • Historic/Heritage

Popular Activities

  • Sightseeing

About Bruce Rock

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Bruce Rock Postcode: 6418
  • State: Western Australia
  • Region: Esperance & the Golden Outback
  • Latitude: -31.87722
  • Longitude: 118.14882
  • Elevation: 286m
  • Population: 703
  • Median Income: $36660
  • Area (Sq/km): 1107.877
  • Timezone: Australia/Perth

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