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Kanowna

22 Kms North East of Kalgoorlie | Goldfields-Esperance Region, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia 6431, Australia
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Interesting Experience Seeing Nothing

Was interesting seeing the signs left behind; there really is not much left at all. Everything has... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Anita R
Ghost town worth a wander.

Went looking for this ghost town, expecting to see signage of what places used to be where on the... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
KazNgaz50s
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Perth, Australia
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good14%
  • Average35%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible14%
23 Jul 2017
“Interesting Experience Seeing Nothing”
7 Jul 2017
“Ghost town worth a wander.”
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22 Kms North East of Kalgoorlie | Goldfields-Esperance Region, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia 6431, Australia
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Was interesting seeing the signs left behind; there really is not much left at all. Everything has been flattened and turned into the earth, covered in vegetation. When you think "ghost town" don't think of some American western movie style ghost town because Kanowna is...More

Thank Anita R
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Went looking for this ghost town, expecting to see signage of what places used to be where on the old tracks. Unfortunately most of the signs erected several years ago have fallen into disrepair and are damaged or missing completely, which was disappointing, the old...More

Thank KazNgaz50s
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

A great idea and a chance for me to see where my grandfather was born and where his family lived. Unfortunately vandals, termites and time have their toll on the townsite signage. Good to see both cemeteries are ok. Don't rely on Google to find...More

Thank Quokkaz
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Clearly once a thriving place and a cemetery that clearly has some sad memories for those living there 100 years ago!! No money, nor time, nor respect has been given to this old place - how disappointing!! It's been completely flattened and left alone!! Needs...More

Thank bwade1985
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Great walking around the very old cemetery left there when the town closed down the old gravestones have suffered from erosion but you can still read a lot of them

Thank suzyblue11
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Visited to view a ghost town but there was nothing there apart from a sign telling us we were in Known, plus a few signs indicating what building used to sit on that spot. We had a bit of a walk and found it a...More

Thank ronp1954
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Guys stick with the Super Pit tour it's the one to do. I can't believe the town even promotes this one. The view of the mine is from the employees car park looking at the mill... Big deal!!!.. The ghost town is just that .....More

1  Thank Ken J
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Head east off Goldfields Highway and turn onto Williamstown Road (which becomes Yarri Road) ... you need this detail as it took us three days exploring to find this, which is what we initially set out to discover. The teen (girl) and I had a...More

1  Thank SlaveToQueenMum
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Who ever demolished EVERY building in that town site needs a serious shake the only trace if some dodgy signs and a sort of rail platform such a loss would loved to have seen some trace of the town building not so much ghost town...More

Thank Marieandbrad
Reviewed 21 December 2014

It is a pity that this old town is now just a paddock with little sign of the old town....all gone. The historical sign post put up by a gold company some yearts ago are now fallen & destroyed leaving no signs for tourists.....a pity...More

1  Thank Saturn52
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