Trail Tips

  • Download the free Heart of Gold Australia app from iTunes or Google Play and the trail bundle in the app before arriving in the city.
  • Make sure your device has full battery or consider taking a battery pack.
  • Don’t forget to bring headphones.
  • Be safe and sun smart – remember to bring a hat, sunscreen and a water bottle.
  • Be aware of traffic – cross at lights and keep your eyes up. When referring to the app/map, stop somewhere safe.
  • Save and share your photos on social media using #heartofgold
  • See our Teacher Resources section for lesson plans and more information. 

Perth #heartofGold Discovery Trail

  • Allow up to two hours to complete the trail and approximately three hours for groups.
  • You can get to Elizabeth Quay by public transport or car. See the Heart of Gold Australia app trail resources for more details.
  • Arrive at Elizabeth Quay early to see the sights.
  • Stop for a picnic lunch in the gardens of Government House Tuesday to Thursday from 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm. Stirling Gardens and the State Buildings’ restaurants are always open for lunch.
  • When you arrive at The Perth Mint why not see a live gold pour? You can book a tour by emailing reception@perthmint.com.au or call (08) 9421 7223. Make sure you mention the trail!
  • If you need some help or would like to explore more of the city, Two Feet and a Heartbeat can assist. Visit twofeet.com.au or call 1800 459 388.

 


Kalgoorlie #heartofgold Discovery Trail

  • Allow up to an hour to complete the trail and approximately two hours for groups. 
  • You can get to Market Arcade by public transport or car. See the Heart of Gold Australia app trail resources for more details. 
  • When you arrive at the Museum of the Goldfields, why not explore their many exhibits? You can book a tour by emailing wamkb@museum.wa.gov.au or call (08) 9021 8533. Make sure you mention the trail!
  • Continue your golden journey with the region's additional Points of Interest, also found in the Heart of Gold Australia app.