Encompassing a large geographic area rich in cultural heritage, unique natural landscapes, and diverse creative industries, the Goldfields-Esperance region contains a number of unique visitor attractions and destinations.


Taking a road trip?

Prior to any travel within our regional areas, we strongly recommend checking road and travel conditions by contacting the nearest Visitor Information Centre. These centres can assist with relevant remote travel permissions, if required.

View the Australia’s Golden Outback Holiday Planner for our region.

Use our interactive map below to explore our Goldfields-Esperance must-sees!


Western Desert Art

The Western Desert covers a hugely broad area encompassing much of the interior of Western Australia, along with smaller portions of South Australia and the Northern Territory. The Aboriginal communities scattered throughout this area are among Australia’s most prolific art producers, their works are a stunning expression of Aboriginal culture and history. 

Tjanpi Desert Weavers is a social enterprise of the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council, working with women in the remote Central and Western deserts who earn an income from contemporary fibre art.

The National Museum of Australia has a large and evolving collection of Western Desert Art and continues to work on heritage projects and exhibitions. They are also home to the Canning Stock Route Collection – 140 artworks consisting of paintings, cultural artefacts, film, new media and photography describing the history of the Canning Stock Route from the perspective of Aboriginal people, told in their own words, and through art.  

‘Sun & Shadow: Art of the Spinifex People’ as a publication representing the collaborative project designed to tell the story of the Spinifex people, and has gained significant  international interest. 

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