Located just north of
Toodyay and only 125 km north east of
Perth, Bolgart is a
small farming community within the Shire of Victoria Plains and part of the vast
Wheatbelt region of Western Australia.
The town derives its name from a nearby
spring, that was discovered and recorded by explorer G. F. Moore in 1836. It is
thought that Bolgart is derived from an Aboriginal word meaning place of
Bolgart has claims to the first settled farm in the district. Visitors can
see the historic Bolgart Hotel (built in 1916) and the Bolgart Bell Tower. There
is a unique farmstay for those seeking an outback experience, as well as the
local caravan park.