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Merredin, WA

Merredin is the largest regional centre in the eastern wheatbelt, around three hours drive east of Perth on the Great Eastern Highway. An alternative route is via Toodyay and Goomalling along the Pioneer Pathway. The Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail also includes Merredin and is a scenic and historic route based on attractions adjacent the great eastern Highway.


A thriving business centre with plenty of parks, gardens, and a wide range of accommodation and eating houses makes Merredin an ideal base for those exploring the sights of the wheatbelt.

Merredin is serviced daily by the Westrail Prospector, Avon Link and Greyhound Buses.

Attractions include Merredin Peak, the Cummins Theatre, historic buildings, the longest grain storage facilities in the Southern Hemisphere, museums and the remains of many military installations from the town’s role as second line of defence during World War II. Wildflowers and granite rocks sites add to the attractions of the area.

Hotel, motel and caravan park accommodation is available.

Nearest Airport: Merredin – light aircraft & charters only

Merredin Map

Popular Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walking
  • Cycling
  • Driving
  • Golfing
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Adventure

About Merredin

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Merredin Postcode: 6415
  • State: Western Australia
  • Region: Esperance & the Golden Outback
  • Latitude: -31.48214
  • Longitude: 118.27863
  • Elevation: 321m
  • Population: 2850
  • Median Income: $33332
  • Area (Sq/km): 249.846
  • Timezone: Australia/Perth

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