Travelling Australia in the remote outback can be fun and Meekatharra is definately up there as one of the truelly remote spots tourists can visit.
Meekatharra is a small town with a population of about 700 people and almost half the population is of true Aboriginal decent. The word Meekatharra actually means "place of little water".
Primarily Meekatharra is a major supply centre for the pastrol and mining area in the central Murchison. The town is rapidly evolving into a town with golden prospects for tourism.
The shire of Meekatharra is contantly making changes to the town and recently the Meeka Rangelands discovery trail was implimented. This trail will amaze you with historical, tourism and cultural attractions that Meekatharra offers.
Meekathara's establishment was mainly due to the gold rush era of 1894 when new settlement was made with gold discovery. If you are looking at doing some gold prospecting while Western Australia try your luck at Meekatharra.
Make sure you see the Meekatharra museum while here. This must be one of the remotest museums in all of WA but it is well worth discovering the history.
only a 3 kms from town is the Peace Gorge. Fascinating granite rock formations will dazzle your senses and it definately makes the best picnic spot in town.
During the winter rain Meekatharra gives life to some of the most magnificent wildflowers and fauna. Look out for the red sturt pea which is the signiture wildflower of Meekatharra.
Kangaroos, wedge tail eagles, bungarra lizards and emus are also abundent here so enjoy the eco experience.
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