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Darkan, WA

Darkan is located two and half hours’ drive southeast of Perth just off the Albany Highway.

The small town has one pub and is surrounded by farming areas producing wheat, sheep and cattle.

Visit the Six Mile Cottage outside the town for a glimpse of what life was like for a farmer in the district around the early 1900s.

Tour the Darkan Heritage Trail and discover the history of the town.

Darkan’s hotel and caravan park provide accommodation for visitors.

Where to stay?


  • Farm/Station
  • Historic/Heritage

Popular Activities

  • Sightseeing

About Darkan

  • Locality: Rural locality
  • Darkan Postcode: 6392
  • State: Western Australia
  • Region: Margaret River & the South West
  • Latitude: -33.33511
  • Longitude: 116.73991
  • Elevation: 272m
  • Population: 403
  • Median Income: $36972
  • Area (Sq/km): 668.701
  • Timezone: Australia/Perth

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