Settled in the early 1800s on the Perth/Albany rail line and near the chain of
lakes, which runs from Dumbleyung Lake to eventually drain into the Blackwood
River, Wagin main industry was farming, wheat and wool. The giant ram that
towers over the town was built by the residents in 1985 to acknowledge the
prosperity that was created by the wool industry.
Located in the heart of the south-east of Western Australia, Wagin provides a
great place to visit on route to other nearby destinations, or stay a while and
enjoy the region and the country hospitality.
In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.