A project from the National Trust of WA
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.
“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”
In 2002 Northam was the launch site of the first solo circumnavigation of the world in a hot air balloon by Steve Fossett.
Depending on the weather, hot air ballooning is available at Northam between April and November — generally over a much shorter distance! Details available from the Visitor Centre.Back to See & Do
Click on any map section or place below to discover The Golden Pipeline.