Frequently Asked Questions

After our website, the first point of contact for further information regarding your road trip along the Pathways to Wave Rock – and those “not to be missed” experiences along the way, should be a Visitor Centre or Visitor Information point along the trail. Visitor Centres are an invaluable resource, providing up-to-date information and local knowledge about the area. 

Telstra are the regional network service provider for remote parts of WA. Mobile phone coverage varies along the Pathways to Wave Rock and can be unreliable and limited in some areas, especially between towns. However, all of our towns along the trail have good reception.

It is recommended that if Telstra are not your mobile phone service provider, that you purchase a Telstra SIM card for your Pathways to Wave Rock road trip.

While there is no one best time to take your road trip along the Pathways to Wave Rock, there are times of the year when our natural attractions are at their best. August-November is wildflower time along the trail, and after good winter rains, the landscape becomes speckled with stunning blooms. Most towns have dedicated wildflower trails and the local Visitor Centres can tell you where to see the best displays.

April-May is also a popular time, with the cooler weather around making walk trails and rock climbs most enjoyable. The wheatbelt is home to many ancient granite rocks that host spectacular views from the top.

All of the Shires along the Pathways to Wave Rock are RV friendly. You can find our specific locations here or check in and have a chat to the team at the local Visitor Centre or Shire Office.

While wildflowers are most prolific along the Pathways to Wave Rock during August – November, there are always plants and trees in bloom through out the year. Check in with your local Visitor Centre to see what is flowering in the area.

Have you been planning your wheatbelt road trip along the Pathways to Wave Rock – but not sure whether you are able to bring your furry four-legged friend. along for the adventure?  
One of our most frequently asked questions is whether there is pet friendly accommodation in the Wheatbelt.   The short answer is yes, there are a number of pet friendly accommodation options available throughout the wheatbelt – however please ensure that you call ahead to confirm that pets are accepted at your chosen accommodation venue, prior to booking.

Fuel stations or self-service fuel facilities are located throughout the Wheatbelt generally every 100-300kms. It is recommended that you plan ahead to ensure you can access fuel when you need it. LPG Autogas is not available in all regional areas or in all regional towns. If you need assistance, contact local Visitor Centres for fuel availability before travelling. Fuel is currently available in the following locations along the Pathways to Wave Rock.

Yes! The Pathways to Wave Rock Self-drive tail is predominantly sealed bitumen roads, with road to track access for rock and bushland attractions.

The trail is suitable for all 2WD vehicles and nearly all sites and attractions are accessible for cars towing caravans/camper trailers.

The eight Shires of Beverley, Bruce Rock, Corrigin, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Narembeen and Quairading and the people who live in these rural communities welcome you to come and enjoy the many extraordinary and unique experiences which the region has to offer.

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