Moora is situated on the banks of the Moore River, about two hours' drive (172 kilometres) north of Perth. Mainly a farming community producing wheat and sheep, in recent years wildflowers, cattle and various other grains have been farmed in the area.
The town is central to a number of coastal towns such as Jurien, Lancelin, and Cervantes. Moora has many parks, gardens and heritage buildings. The area was originally a large salmon gum forest and many of the attractive trees still remain. The Berkshire Valley Folk Museum is part of a building rated by the National Trust of Australia.
Watheroo National Park is 50 kilometres north of Moora and is accessible by good gravel roads. The Park is 4,442 hectares of sand plain country with some rare flora. It is also the site of Jingamia Cave. Moora is a popular stopover for tourists heading north on the wildflower trail. Moora's caravan park provides excellent facilities for travelers.
Destinations within Central West
|Other Central West Destinations|
|Mingenew||Moora||Nambung National Park|
|Northampton||Port Denison||Three Springs|