Keith, recognised as the Gateway to the South East and Limestone Coast, was proclaimed in 1889 with agriculture as its base.
Climb to the top of Mount Monster when the crops are in flower, and you will soon see why the Keith district is the largest lucerne seed growing area in the southern hemisphere.
The Keith district typifies real Australian countryside" and the township services a diverse agricultural area.
Heritage Street, which parallels the Dukes Highway, features the Don Moseley Memorial Playground including a heritage style rotunda, a pleasant lawned picnic spot and a playground where children can enjoy a ride on the mono-rail train. A perfect rest area for the whole family.

There are various country crafts and coffee shops,the innovative art gallery, A Fish Called Rhonda, and two country bakeries to sustain the traveller.
Check out the various historic buildings, the Landrover on a Pole and the "Circlework" water freature.
Visitor information is available at the gateway to the South East and Limestone Coast Information Bay and the BP Southbound Service Station at the Dukes & Riddoch Highway junction.

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