The Heart of Gold is an interactive virtual gold adventure through Perth using augmented reality games, fun widgets, timeless photos, and exclusive audio and video stories via the free Heart of Gold Australia app.

Download the app then choose your starting point - either the famous Golden Eagle Nugget replica in Elizabeth Quay or the historic Perth Mint on Hay Street - to discover Perth's golden secrets as you travel through time. 

From today's world class gold mines to the stories from the early gold rushes of the 1890's you will visit 11 landmarks of golden significance throughout Perth's CBD.

The easy 2.5km self-guided trail will excite and entertain people of all ages as you uncover Perth's golden story, including how gold changed the cityscape and secured the economic future of Western Australia and the rest of the nation.

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Elizabeth Quay

Geoffrey Bolton Avenue, Perth

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