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The Pioneer Way - Route 120



Pingelly Shire - Accommodation
Exchange Tavern, Pingelly Caravan Park, great meals and cold beer at Pingelly Hotel, Steve's Guest House

Steves Guest House
Nice clean federation house, plenty of room, pool table, dart board bbq, a fun host to entertain you. Light breakfast provided. Host offering to take you down for dinner, to enjoy great food and meet the locals. 45 Sharow St.
Phone     0412 654 198    

Caravan Park
Pingelly Caravan Park Sharow Street Pingelly WA. Pingelly very much welcomes touring caravan and RV clubs
Phone     9887 1351    Website

Exchange Tavern
Amazing historic place to visit and stay a few nights. Very welcoming and accommodating people with hilarious stories. Recommended historic experience. It competes with Pingelly Hotel for which hotel has the most friendly ghost.
Phone     98870180    Website


Tutanning Nature Reserve
Tawny Frogmouth. Tammar Wallaby. Red-tailed Phascogale. Follow Wickepin-Pingely Rd and Bullaring Rd to Dhus Rd in E Pingelly - 27km. continue on Dhus Rd. Take Tutanning Rd to Tammar Rd 7.7km.

Australia's Golden Outback
Pingelly attraction and general information about the Golden Outback. Pingelly Community Craft Centre, Pingelly Court House Museum, Pioneer Park, Tutanning Flora and Fauna Reserve.

Hotham Way Drive Trail
Links Pinjarra and Pingelly via Dwellingup, Boddington and Wandering. Undulating scenery with wineries, olive growers,arts and crafts, farm stays and other tourist attractions


Pingelly Rec and Cultural Ctr
Bar and bistro. Good food, great prices and friendly atmosphere. Somerset Street, Pingelly
Phone     9887 0092    Website

Pingelly Shire - Dining
Exchange Tavern, Pingelly Roadhouse, Pingelly Hotel, Pingelly Café, Pingelly Recreational and Cultural Centre

Arolas Cafe and Bakery
Great food, takeaway menu, creative cuisine, bakery, best coffee, great breakfast
Phone     9860 6808    Website


The Pioneers of Mourambine,
The pioneers of Mourambine, including a brief history of the townsite, 1842-1924 researched and written by Lesley A. Lane and Florence C. Wilkes is available from the State Library of WA

Facebook - Lost Pingelly
Well worth a visit for Pingelly's history or want to find out about your family's pioneers or share information about your pioneers who lived here. An excellent site

About Pingelly
The first settler in the area was Mr Lewis John Bayley who was granted 4,000 acres for grazing in 1846 around the Moorumbine Spring. See the link to the Pingelly Shire history page.

The Wofalin Goldfields Track
The Wofalin Track started at Pingelly to service the Parker Range gold fields in the Yilgarn in the 1890s. Beadell, Holyoak, Sewell, Smith, Taylor, Shaddick are mentioned here.
Phone     0417953386     EmailWebsite

Municipal Heritage Inventory
A comprehensive record of heritage assets in the Shire. Places, people, agriculture, settlement, pioneers and more. Lengthy but fascinating.

Noongar Knowledge
The SW Aboriginal Land and Sea Council's web site covers culture, country, people, history, a glossary of terms, education and leadership. Highly recommended.The aim of the Kaartdijin website is to share the richness of our knowledge, culture and history
Phone     93587400     EmailWebsite

Stones that Fell from the Sky
Boyup Brook, Pumphrey’s Bridge, and Borden. The reports include descriptions of stones ranging in size from a pebble to approximately 35 pounds. The stones along with other objects were reported as 'falling out of nowhere'.

Lorraine's Burial Records Mb
A complete list of the burials in the Mourambine Cemetery near Pingelly

Lorraine's Burial Records Py
A complete list of the burials in the Pingelly Cemetery

Pingelly Pioneer Biographies
These thumbnail histories of Mourambine and Pingelly Pioneers have been provided by the Pingelly Museum and Historical Group and Lost Pingelly. Please click on Website to make use of them in the Pioneer Challenge.
Phone     0417953386     EmailWebsite


Pingelly Naturalists
Example of the rich birds, plants and animals that can be seen and photographed around Pingelly


Pingelly Shire - See and Do
Hotham Way Drive Trail, Pioneer Park, Memorial Park/Courthouse Museum, The Cross, Dryandra Woodland, Moorumbine, Boyagin Rock Nature Reserve Tutanning & And Fauna Reserve

Barna Mia Nocturnal Sanctuary
Nestled in the heart of Dryandra Woodland, Barna Mia is a place to discover threatened native marsupials in a natural setting. Once the sun has set the action begins
Phone     9881 9200    Website

Dryandra Woodland
Dryandra Woodland is home to over 100 bird species and 24 mammals, offering visitors an excellent opportunity to observe some of the State’s threatened and unique mammals.

Pumphrey's Bridge Storybook
Noongars camped all around the bush here. Used to be our home. My old Uncle Fred Little and Aunty Frances used to have a tent right here. Outside the tent under a shelter, they had a kitchen where they cooked their meals. This is how we used to live.

Pioneer Park
Pioneer Park runs adjacent to the railway line with barbecue and picnic facilities. Many of the old buildings in Pingelly are made from mud bricks which were taken from this location.

Boyagin Rock Storybook pdf
This storybook offers a glimpse of the rich knowledge (katadjin) surrounding Boyagin Rock. This knowledge is passed on to new generations of Noongars both in rural and metro areas, whose family (moort) connections to Boyagin are strong. By Christie Kingsto

Pingelly Weebly
Visit The Shire of Pingelly web site, and information about Boyagin Rock, Hotham River Reserve, Pioneer Park, Tutanning Nature Reserve

Useful Links

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 Pingelly

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

Lost Pingelly
A huge collection of history and facts about Pingelly including old photographs, family memories and historical research.

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