283 kilometres south-east of Perth
ACCOMMODATION in Kulin.
Located in the heart of the Wheatbelt, the vibrant Kulin Region offers a fantastic array of visitor experiences and is a convenient stopover for those travelling to Wave Rock or between Perth and Esperance.
Jilakin Rock, 15 kilometres east of town, is a spectacular grey monolith overlooking a lake. It is here that the popular Kulin Bush Races are held every October, attracting visitors from all over the State. Another equine attraction is the “Tin Horse Highway” these creative tin horses provide a great source of ammusement to travellers passing through town.
Further east are the unusual formations called Buckley’s Breakaway. These pinkish white sculptured rocks make a stark contrast against the red brown gravel caps. Dragon Rocks Nature Reserve is another great attraction in the area.
Pay a visit to the largest regional water slide in Western Australia. Standing at 18m high and 172 metres long. Open during the summer months of the year, the slide is excitement for all ages. Contact the Shire of Kulin for more information on +61 8 9880 1204.
Kulin Discovery Zone
Experience Kulin’s brand new Discovery Zone. The unique outdoor area has transformed the town’s main street and is the perfect place to relax, stop and stay. The Zone showcases Kulin in a unique and informal way, giving visitors a sense of the region’s history and identity. It contains information points, interpretive signage and artworks which tell of Kulin’s past, present and future. The beautifully landscaped Zone also includes a War Memorial, RV Friendly 48 Hour Parking Area, Dump Point, Public Toilets and Showers, Picnic Shelters and BBQ, Playground and Skate Park. The Discovery Zone was officially opened in February 2015. The Bush Races Community Precinct contains a pump track, ninja course, giant flying fox, hit up wall and basketball ring, and Bush Races Mural.
Kulin Bush Races
Held on the first weekend every October, the Kulin Bush Races are much more than a day at the races. The weekend is an indulgence of spectacular scenery, art, crafts, novelty events, children’s entertainment, live bands and
delicious country style food. It is a family orientated event, with activities and entertainment for all ages. They are located at Jilakin Rock, 15km east of the townsite overlooking the picturesque Jilakin Lake.
Arts & Crafts
Kulin Gallery & Studio
The gallery and studio is managed by Celia Carmody and Sharon Barndon. Come in and browse or purchase one of their beautiful pieces of artwork.
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to come in and try their hand at pottery, painting any many other quirky and fun activities.
Address: Kulin Railway Station, Old Williams Kondinin Road,
Phone: (08) 9880 4042 (Celia Carmody)
Open: Fridays 10:30am – 3pm (please phone Celia beforehand to check if the gallery is open on the day you plan to visit)
Acres of Taste
51 Johnston Street, Kulin WA 6365
Phone : 0499 920 002
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 2pm
Kulin Community Hub
Johnston Street, Kulin WA 6365
Phone: (08) 9880 1201
Opening hours: Sunday 12pm-2pm, 4pm- close. Monday 4pm- close, Tuesday 4pm- close, Wednesday 9am-close, Thursday 12pm- close, Friday 12pm-close, Saturday 12pm- close.
24 Hour Fuel Facility
Johnston Street, Kulin WA 6365
Phone: (08) 9880 1204
Unleaded petrol and diesel available. No cash purchases
Visitor Information and Souvenirs
Shire of Kulin Administration and Community Resource Centre
38 Johnston Street, Kulin WA 6365
Phone: (08) 9880 1024
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm