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Only the cemetery is left

No point going if you are looking to see the town, there is nothing left, just a couple of signs... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2019
BecS105
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Baldivis, Australia
via mobile
Interesting Experience Seeing Nothing

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

Reviewed July 23, 2017
Anita R
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

We took a drive to find the ghost town of Kanowna. We found the old cemetery which was both sad and yet interesting. The cemetery is quite unkempt and you would need to be mindful of snakes. We could not find the town of Kanowna and were told that after the war the bricks from the ghost town were taken to other locations for building works.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank cesquires
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Interesting place to drive to and see the area where over 15000 people had settled until the gold ran out. The palce is very run down now a lot of the sign posts are not able to be seen like before. The area needs to be spruced up a bit so travellers can enjoy the area.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mr. Mario C
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Been here before and wandered and drove along the old roads and visited the graves. Now nothing but warning signs of mining activities, poor tracks so did not risk a visit. Such a shame and a wasted 44 Km trip. Times change but----?

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Barry K
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Fallen into disrepair. We visited about 10 years ago with some semblance of what once was. Now it's atrocious. I wonder if it has anything to do with the nearby lessee. Not promoted locally and I understand why now.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Rosiered94
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Reviewed July 23, 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 totally not that and you would be disappointed.

What IS still there are a few sign boards identifying where buildings used to be located ... almost like a land based version of google map pins although these map pins point to something that is long, long gone.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Anita R
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