Come closer….Escape to Nature, Camp under a blanket of Stars, Explore Wilderness. Gateway Tourist Park Norseman welcomes you!
In between cooling down in the Olympic size swimming pool in town, enjoying a smooth sweet ice-cream or a long café luncheon, you will certainly have time to discover attractions, day trip drive options and popular must do’s, choose one to do each day!
The list keeps growing so here are a few free popular hot spots to help get your plans underway.
Overlooking a gentle vista enticing a feeling of relaxation among our peaceful park setting is an outback adventure waiting for you...one you will long remember, be back for more.
Beacon Hill Lookout
A short 2 kilometre drive from the Gateway Tourist Park brings you to Beacon Hill with spectacular panoramic views in every direction and a rustic information hut that provides you with history of Norseman, a directional dial and beautiful bush timber seats from which to enjoy the views.
Norseman is surrounded by beautiful, unique eucalypt woodlands which encourage you to explore nature’s secrets in peace and tranquillity.
There are many walks available, some clearly identified with signage and rustic seating, others simple tracks to wander at your own leisure.
This is a freshwater dam. Why not take a picnic lunch and enjoy a day exploring.
This trail retraces the original Cobb & Co Coach Route from the Lady Mary Mine through to the original Dundas Town site.
The 28 kilometre drive provides an insight into early mining history, unique woodlands and ancient granite nature reserves.
This trail is quite an adventure. Will you find the plaque identifying the old Dundas town site?
These huge ancient rock formations, over 2 million years old, are scattered through the bush some 22 kilometres south of us.
It is an ideal tour with walking, climbing, nature’s wildflowers (in season) and bushland for you to enjoy.
Reputed to be one of the oldest geological sites in the world this beautiful granite outcrop has connections to the Ngadju people.
It is located some 5 kilometres east of Norseman. The moderate 30 minute hike to the top is well worth the effort with stunning views in every direction your reward for choosing this challenge.
Statue of Norseman
A must see for visitors is the bronze statue of Norseman, a sturdy little horse responsible for uncovering a gold nugget which led to the discovery of the rich quartz reef that established our town. His owner named the reef 'Norseman' in his honour and his name was also given to the town. For the Kids visit Phoenix Playground and Skate Park, have a photo with Camels on the roundabout.
Towering 500m above the surrounding plain Peak Charles is visible for more than 50km in all directions. The park lies within the Great Western Woodlands, an internationally significant area of great biological richness. This magnificent hill has attracted the attention of experienced rock climbers, to the lookout is a medium 2km, 1 hour climb.
The Gemfields -fossick for Agate and Opalite close by. See some of our own samples in the park.
For 4 Wheeler Driver’s, Cave Hill – 50km from the park in the Great Western Woodlands and
Burra Rock Conservation Park – step into the past where rusted relics tell intriguing stories of the area’s vibrant history during the 1920s and 1930s.
Victoria Rock ramble trail – magnificent regrowth woodland around the rock consists of salmon gum, gimlet and redwood eucalyptus.
Well wishes & kind blessings from us here everyone for a very Merry Christmas