Boulder is a suburb in the Western Australian Goldfields 595 kilometres (370 min) east of Perth and bordering onto the town of Kalgoorlie in the Eastern Goldfields region. The Boulder Races (horse racing), were a significant event in early twentieth century goldfields region history. The town sustained its separateness until the 1980s, however even prior to that era, many surveys and studies of the towns and their areas tended to join the names. Prior to 1989 Boulder was a town, but it was merged with Kalgoorlie to form the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder. replacenewlinereplacenewlineKalgoorlie Boulder is Australia's largest Outback City with a population of more than 30,000 people. It is the largest urban centre in the Goldfields region and the fifth largest in Western Australia.replacenewlinereplacenewlineWhatever the length of your stay, you are guaranteed to uncover a wealth of treasures set against a backdrop of some of the world's best architecture. Here you'll find a modern and vibrant city.

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Around Boulder WA 6432

Our Picks on what to Do in Boulder WA

Palace Theatre Recreation Centre

Goldfields War Museum - Boulder WA

Loopline Park

KCGM Super Pit Lookout

Lakeside Timber Reserve

Our Picks on where to Stay in Boulder WA

The Recreation Hotel

Wyworrie Guest House

Albion Hotel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Boulder WA

Boulder Fish 'N' Chips

Sams Pizza Bar

3b Boutique Bar

Shopping in Boulder WA

Community Services  

Kalgoorlie Boulder Visitor Centre
316 Hannan Street,

Shire Of Kalgoorlie-Boulder WA
577 Hannan Street,

Boulder Medical & Occupational Health Centre
49 Burt Street,

Location Information 

  • Population: 4825
  • State electorate(s): Eyre
  • Federal Division(s): O'Connor
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Coolgardie WA 6429 (41.7 km, 27 mins)
Kalgoorlie WA 6430 (5.5 km, 7 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Boulder WA is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.