Discover the enormous lengths gold prospectors went to in their search for gold in the 1890s, with a visit to Joker’s Tunnel in Yalgoo. Examine the tunnel which has been carved through a massive unyielding rock and imagine the gruelling work involved in completing such a feat with the basic equipment available back then.
Explore the exquisite flora around Joker’s Tunnel in full bloom between July and September. Walk along trails in this magnificent bushland to discover native animals such as kangaroos, emus and wedge-tailed eagles.
Drive 10 minutes back into the town of Yalgoo for a visit to the Courthouse Museum and gain an insight into its gold mining history. Yalgoo is a 6.5 hour drive north of Perth. For those interested in the gold mining history of Western Australia, the 4 day self-drive Miners Pathway runs through Yalgoo on its way to Mount Magnet.
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