TrailTales

Golden Quest Discovery Trail Blog

We are delighted to bring you Trail Tales, our ‘What’s Happening’ on the Trail. We will be constantly updating the information on these pages, so make sure you keep updated with posts from our guest travellers, events and famils, and with some enticers from the Guidebook.

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Download The Golden Quest Trail app

Published 21st April 2017

The new Golden Quest Trail App is available in the iPhone app store. Download it today.

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Sanitary Carter’s End

Published 30th January 2017

Sanitary Carter’s Tragic End
January 22, 2017 By Moya Sharp

Kalgoorlie Western Argus Tuesday 11 March 1902.
A carter named Charles Noell, an employee of Mr O Sloss, met with a terrible death, yesterday morning through being jolted off his cart on … Read More

Drive Yourself Wild on the Golden Quest Discovery Trail

Published 3rd January 2017

 

Goldfields Tourism Manager, Neil McGilp, escorted Tourism WA European Marketing Manager, Stefanie Bischof, around the Goldfields .

Stefanie promotes WA to travellers in Germany and Switzerland, both great tourism markets for the Goldfields region. It … Read More

Mulline – Ghost Town – near Site 21 Ularring Soak on the Golden Quest Discovery Trail

Published 13th October 2016

Mulline – Ghost Town
October 8, 2016 By Moya Sharp

Mulline was the most important town in the Ularring district. This was after the Government erected the State Battery there in 1899. It crushed ore from nearly 100 claims, mostly worked by their owners… Read More

Golden Quest Discovery Trail and Goldfields Tourism at the 2016 Perth Royal Show

Published 13th October 2016

Manager Neil McGilp and support officer Liz Cayzer along with an army of volunteers manned the display at the Perth Royal Show this year. The prospectors pit was a hit again for the kids with over 4000 kids enjoying the experience !

Look forward to doing it… Read More

Golden Quest Discovery Trail Finalist in Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards 2016

Published 13th October 2016

Breaking news !

Golden Quest Discovery Trail is a finalist in the Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards for 2016.

Category: Cultural Tourism

Awards night is the 12th November in Perth, best of luck everyone.

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Are you China ready in the Goldfields ?

Published 4th July 2016

A recent visit to the Goldfields by Fion Zhang from Enjoy Going ( Australia ), a Chinese Inbound Tour Operator, who designs unique Western Australian itineraries for Chinese Travellers.

Fion has visited the Goldfields twice now and is in the final stages of… Read More

Gold, Gold for Western Australia

Published 23rd June 2016

The 17th September 1892 was a landmark day in the fortunes of Western Australia. With the sun dipping towards the west, a young prospector named Arthur Bayley rode into Southern Cross with 554 ounces of gold in his saddlebags. The last of the great Australia… Read More

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