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The Pioneer Way - Route 120



Katanning Caravan Park
It has unpowered and powered sites, a cottage and cabins set among trees and grassed area. There is a new camp kitchen available.
Phone     9821 1155     EmailWebsite

The Premier Mill Hotel
The old flour mill has been restored and transformed into a luxury hotel, keeping many of the features of the old mill. The Dome coffee shop on the ground floor is a must-visit too.
Phone     6500 3950    Website

Royal Exchange Hotel
First built in 1891 as The Railway Hotel it has undergone many changes. Damaged by fire in 1905 it was rebuilt as a two storey brick colonial style building.
Phone     9821 7550     Email

Yellowgum Bed and Breakfast
Situated at 9 Forrest St Katanning, a quiet street walking distance to town center. It offers free wifi, cooked breakfast, 12 hour front desk,rooms have flat screen TV and microwave.
Phone     9821 1120    

28 Albion St
A small motel in a quiet street next to Woolies offers queen beds, flat screen TV refrigerator, microwave and tea and coffee making
Phone     6555 1827     Email

Katanning Jumbuck Motel
38 Albion St Katanning has airconditioned rooms, parking, WiFi and a restaurant
Phone     9821 1657    

Emerald Garden Bed Breakfast
Friendly atmosphere comfortable accommodation with kitchenette facilities together with a continental breakfast provide relaxed accomodation
Phone     9821 1027     EmailWebsite


All Activities Playground
Whether visiting for the weekend, or stopping on your way to Denmark or Albany, kids and adults alike will be entranced by the iconic playground


Rabobank WA Sheep Expo
Held in August each year, with stud displays, competitions, State Ag school Challenge trade sites and Rabobank sundowner
Phone     0428 361 366     Email

Shire of Katanning Calendar
A Calendar of Events maintained by the Shire of Katanning
Phone     9821 9999     EmailWebsite

Hidden Bloom Festival
Held end of September and beginning October each year.Events include wildflower displays, guided orchid tours, open gardens, workshops, long table meals with local produce, art and craft activities


Vietnamese Cafe and Pho
94 Clive Street Open 7am until 7pm suitable for groups, dine in or takeaway.
Phone     9837 2840    

The Pioneer Way Web Site
A comprehensive list of take-away and dine in restaurants and cafes in Katanning compiled by Lost Katanning

Johns Bakery and Lunch Bar
134 Clive St Katanning open 5 am to 5pm
Phone     9821 1218    Website

Hung Wins Chinese Restaurant
6 Carew Street Katanning Suitable for children and families.
Phone     9821 2086    

Kimberley Restaurant
Intimate dining with old world charm. Choose from a la carte menu and a fine selection of wines and spirit. It is situated in the gardens of "The White House" a grand private residence built in 1913 and the New Lodge Motel
Phone     0428 030 463     EmailWebsite

Fuxing Family Chinese Rest'ant
12/38 Austral Terrace Suitable for families and groups, lunch specials offered during summer months
Phone     9821 1813    

The Daily Grind Cafe
Dine in and take away, Clive Street East. Highly recommended for its food and dining room. It also provides authentic Malay meals.
Phone     9821 7779    

Chicken Treat
132 Clive Street Katanning Open 10m to 9 pm daily
Phone     9821 4411    

IGA Katanning
72-78 Austral Terrace Katanning Opening hours 8am to 6 pm Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm Saturday Sunday closedSunday
Phone     9821 2211    

Woolworths Katanning
Open 8am to 6pm daily. Situated in Clive St Katanning.
Phone     9828 5000    Website

Dome Cafe
Corner Austral Terrace and Clive St. Open 7 am to 8 pm daily.


Inividual Pioneer Bios
From Katanning - A Look Back by Arthur Todd of Lost Katanning with bios of individual pioneers. Some bios here. The book is available on-line or at the Tourist Centre in the old railway station.
Phone     0429100084     EmailWebsite

Gazetted as a town in 1898
First visited in 1835 by Governor Stirling and Surveyor Septimius Roe and later by sandalwood cutters it was not built until 1889.In 1891 the Premier Roller Mill opened and provided flour to the whole Albany region. It provided an important cash market fo

Facebook - Lost Katanning
Well worth a visit if you are interested in Katanning's history or want to find out about your family's pioneers or share information about your pioneers who lived here

Malay Kampong in WA - Video
Katanning is the most ethnically diverse regional centre in WA. Featuring 50 language groups, ours is a harmonious community, embracing the different cultural and religious backgrounds of our townsfolk. Website Video.

State Heritage Register
List of 17 sites in Katanning on the State Heritage Register, with photographs and details of people associated with them.


Public Art Gallery
The Katanning Public Art Gallery, located adjacent to the Katanning Public Library, is one of the largest galleries within the Great Southern Region and showcases a diverse range of shows throughout the year.

Public Silo Trail
As Katanning doesn't have any silos it decided to light up a series of Western Power electrical transformer boxes and walls in the town centre with murals by prominent Western Australian artists.


St Patricks Catholic Church
Amherst Street Katanning. Parish and school
Phone     9821 4675     Email

Katanning Anglican Church
21 Aberdeen Street Katanning
Phone     9821 1986    

Katanning Country Club
One of the oldest golf courses in WA it has 18 holes with white sand greens. It also offers activities including tennis and squash
Phone     9821 1817    

Katanning Baptist Church
Brownie Street Katanning
Phone     9821 1922    

Great Southern Treasures
Katanning is thought to come from an Aboriginal word ‘Kartannin’ meaning ‘big meeting place’. Today it is home to over 40 different nationalities with migrants. This website is a 'must look'.

A conference centre ideal for camps, groups, retreats with a small chapel for contemplation Originally a private home built in 1902 considered extravagant at the time later became a girls boarding school. The school closed in 1986 .
Phone     9821 2214     EmailWebsite

Katanning Mosque
Lot 18 Warren Rd Katanning. Katanning is the most ethnically diverse regional centre in WA. Featuring 50 language groups, ours is a harmonious community, embracing the different cultural and religious backgrounds of our townsfolk
Phone     9821 2627    

Useful Links

Mingor Photographs
A comprehensive gallery of photographs with links to other town photographic collection

Great Southern Treasures
An excellent coverage of Katanning with photographs and commentary

GSDC Website
Great Southern Development Commission's role is to coordinate and support endeavours that build the economy and promote growth in the Great Southern region of Western Australia.
Phone     9842 4888    Website

The Pioneer Way Web Site
A comprehensive web site of what to do and see, where to stay and to eat, and other features in Katanning

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