Norseman Travel Guide

  • Turn left to the Nullarbor
    Turn left to the Nullarbor
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  • Roberts Street
    Roberts Street
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Norseman Things to Do

  • Monument to a four-legged gold seeker

    The bronze statue remembers the horse after whom the town is named. A gold prospector travelled along with his horse named "Hardy Norseman", and by chance the horse unearthed a gold nugget with his hooves. Full story on the website!The grateful citizens of the town have put up this monument to honour Australia's most successful four-legged gold...

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  • The little cafe and shop

    Next to the doll museum and the ANZ bank in Roberts Street there is a little cafe and shop - of which I don't recall the name - that's definitely worth a visit, not only because of their good cappuccino and huge hamburgers. The shop is a museum in itself, with everything from didgeridoos to books and household articles, jewellery and magazines with...

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  • Garbage bins

    Note the garbage bins in town, they have all been painted in different Aboriginal (or: pseudo-aboriginal) patterns.

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  • The Tin Camels

    The corrugated iron camels were put up in the middle of the circuit in Prinsep Street to recall the camel trains that did all the transportation in the early days of the gold rush.

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  • Camels in the main street

    Ok they're not quite in the main street, they're in the middle of a roundabout!The corrugated iron creations are a monument to the camel's history in the area. The camels were used to transport household goods and mail, haul wagons and as transport for prospectors and those involved in the installation and upkeep of the East-West Telegraph line....

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  • Norseman - Boulder Highway

    Driving along all of a sudden wildlife on the road, camera , tele photo lens and I am ready, this is the 3rd photo I took getting closer, tell they ran off.

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  • mt. jimberlana

    Now the rocks are bigger, the going harder, well lets find a flat rock and put on the self timer, and then get back down.Oh this spot is one of the oldest geological areas in the world.

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  • Mt. Jimberlana

    Now to quickly explore, at least I can still see the car and the wife, must keep going, there must be something to see.

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  • Mt. Jimberlana

    Mt. Jimberlana is on the Eyre Highway, I have left Norseman and if I had continued I was going onto the Nullabor Plains, quite a scary type of feeling.I then climbed up leaving the wife in the car, maybe a good photo shot I thought, instead I got a roasting "What if undersireables had come along, what if u had fallen (had), what about snakes"I...

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  • Beacon Hill Lookout

    One of the beauties about driving your self, everytime I saw a lookout etc, off I went, this one was called Beacon Hill in Norseman.

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  • Norseman Horse

    In most small towns in WA there is always something of interest, this statue is about the legend that Laurie Sinclair and his horse Norseman pawed and exposed a chunk of gold reef.

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  • main drag

    A hotel and a few shops thats mainly all you see arriving into Norseman, I remember walking into a dairy/ grocery store looking for something to eat, a resonable size building with not a lot happening.

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