317 kilometres south east of Perth

Karlgarin Tressies Museum has a population of less than 50 people and was first settled to support farming in the early 1920s.  It derives its name from the Aboriginal name of a nearby hill and means ‘place of fire’.  The town was first recorded by Surveyor General J S Roe in 1848 and was a soldier settlement site first gazetted in 1931.

Nearby Tressie’s museum offers a collection of pioneer farming tools and equipment.  A working display of gramophones and 78 records is also a feature.

Visitors enjoy the yesteryear style of the beautiful Catholic Church and the primary school. See a mosaic featuring the area’s flora and fauna. Scenic vistas can be seen at McCann, Buckley’s Breakaway and the Karlgarin Hills.


Tressie’s Museum and Caravan Park

Brookton Highway
Karlgarin WA 6358
Mobile: 0475 895 043
Email: [email protected] 

Located 17 kilometres west of Hyden this caravan park has a four star RAC rating. The park is located in a quiet on- farm location adjoining Karlgarin townsite. Powered sites, camping sites, modern ablutions, full disabled facilities, camper’s kitchen, TV reception. Backpacker/budget accommodation available. Self contained chalet with 2 bedrooms. 

This park is Pet friendly if you utilize your own RV or caravan and does not apply to the parks onside accommodation. Pets to be kept on a leash at all times.

Powered Sites:
$33 (2 adults)
Unpowered Sites: $27 (2 adults)
Backpacker Rooms: from $35 – $75
Self Contained chalet: $130 (2 adults)
Extra adults: $15
Extra tariffs may apply for additional children



Kalgarin Country Club

Federal Street, Kalgarin WA 6358
Phone: +61 8 9889 5013 or +61 8 9889 5028 (Ian & Glenda)

Open: Tuesday – Sunday 5:30pm – late, Light meals available on request. Dinner available Thursday & Friday night.



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