Golden Pipeline

National Trust of WA

Explore The Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail

A self-guided drive trail between the Perth Hills and Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields. Go with the Flow. Follow the water to discover more about the audacious goldfields water supply scheme and Engineer CY O’Connor.

Discover The people and the Scheme

“Future generations, I am quite certain will think of us and bless us for our far seeing patriotism, and it will be said of us, as Isaiah said of old, ‘They made a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert” – Sir John Forrest

My Journey

Interested in engineering? Keen to see wildflowers? The website allows you to plan your own journey through the wide open spaces of Western Australia as you follow the path of water from Mundaring Weir to Mount Charlotte, from forested hills to the rich red dirt of the goldfields.

Simply add sites or towns to create your own unique trip as you explore the website, divided into eight sections to reflect the water’s journey. In each section you will find details about sites relating specifically to the Golden Pipeline (GPHT sites), towns and other attractions.

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