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Hampton View Homestead

B&B / Farm Stay, Outback WA
Central Wheatbelt, Near Southern Cross

Hampton View Homestead

B&B / Farm Stay Near Southern Cross, WA

Local Attractions & Events

A visit to Hampton View Park is also a chance to take in the attractions around Mount Hampton, Southern Cross, Merredin, Hyden and Bruce Rock.

Wildflower Season and Rare Orchids

Elythranthera brunonis Enamel Orchids

Elythranthera brunonis Enamel Orchids

Western Australia is famous for its extraordinary wildflowers and many of these can be seen at Hampton View during the wildflower season which runs from June to November.

Note the best months to see wildflowers are September and October.

Hampton View Homestead is also home to rare Orchids.

Wave Rock – Rock Formation

Wave Rock, Hyden WA

Wave Rock, Hyden

We are an hours drive from Wave Rock, Western Australia’s most distinctive rock formation.

Wave Rock is a multi-coloured granite cliff shaped like a big wave, 15 metres high and an impressive 110 metres long.

Visit website: Wave Rock

Yilgarn History Museum in Southern Cross

Yilgarn History Museum

Yilgarn History Museum

Displays include:

  • A Prospectors Camp
  • Prospecting Gear
  • Minerals
  • Authentic 5-Head Stamp Battery
  • Agricultural, Transport & Water Supply Items
  • Bottle Collection
  • Early Educational Items
  • Photos & Citations of Yilgarn Servicemen

Visit website: Yilgarn History Museum

The Crash of the Vultee Vengeance

This is the crash site of a RAAF Vultee Vengeance dive-bomber went missing on a training flight from Pearce near Perth in 1944.

Monument Australia’s Vultee Vengeance Crash site

Holland Track – 4 Wheel Drive Track

The Holland Track was originally built in the gold rush days as a shortcut to the Goldfields.  Stretching from Broome Hill to Coolgardie it was re-cut as a 4WD track in 1992.

See Golden Outbacks Guide to The Holland Track.

Local Event Calendar

January
26 Yilgarn Australia Day

April
25 Anzac Day

June
28/29 Hounds and Huskies.

August
King of the Cross

This is an annual event run by The Southern Cross Motorcycle Club . It is the richest motorcross race in Western Australia with prize money totalling AUD$30,000. The race is held on the first weekend of August at the Richie Kings Memorial Park, Southern Cross South Road, Southern Cross. Riders from all over Australia come to the Southern Cross to compete.

October
30 Yilgarn Agricultural Show.

September
27-28 Souther Cross Collectors’ Weekend.

27-28 The Wave Rock Weekender

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Far from the madding crowd ...
Full many a flower is born to blush unseen
And waste its sweetness in the desert air.