Western Australia

Bunbury to Margaret River

The road between Bunbury and Margaret River is one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth, where stunning wines, perfect beaches and giant forests can all be enjoyed in a single day. In spring you’ll be treated to blankets of wildflowers, and until December, this part of the coastline becomes prime whale-watching territory. Bunbury Heading … Continued

Golden Outback wildflowers

There are more than 12,000 types of wildflowers in Western Australia, a staggering 60 per cent of which can’t be found anywhere else in the world. Extending from Perth to Kalgoorlie in the Goldfields-Esperance region, the Golden Outback Wildflower Trail leads you through a breathtaking array of colourful seasonal wildflowers and past a dynamic landscape … Continued

Enjoy the best of both worlds in Armadale

Located just 30 kilometres from Perth’s central business district and flanked by the Darling Ranges, Armadale combines the comforts of city living with all the benefits and attractions of the countryside. Here, you’ll find undulating hills, rocky outcrops, rolling vineyards, and countless picturesque tracks and trails – including the famous Wungong Gorge Walk – that … Continued

Escape to the Fitzgerald Coast

Crisscrossed by mountains, inlets, estuaries and valleys, and fringed by pristine white beaches perfect for snorkelling and kayaking, the Fitzgerald Coast provides a welcome escape from the clamour and bustle of metropolitan Perth. More than 200 species of bird live in the region, including the rare western whipbird, the bristle bird and the ground parrot. … Continued

Peel to Pilbara

Located on the west coast, the Peel region is your gateway to some of Western Australia’s most impressive scenery and a great place to spend some time warming up for adventure. Visit Waroona for a stop at the Lake Navarino Forest Park and escape into peace and serenity for a while, or practice your winter … Continued

Striking cultural gold in the Outback

When you think of cultural institutions, you usually think of the grand ones around the world, like the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York or the Sydney Opera House. But Western Australia’s Golden Outback is home to many equally important cultural institutions, built to display items of cultural significance to a range of local … Continued

The Gunbarrel Highway

Seventy years ago, before the Gunbarrel Highway existed, the remote outback it traverses was close to impassable, with only grizzled bushmen daring to confront it. Cue Len Beadell, the man employed to map the area for proposed British atomic bomb testing sites. One of the last great Australian explorers, Beadell opened up several isolated desert … Continued

The Canning Stock Route and the Overland Telegraph Track

Two of the best-known and most impressive routes in Australia’s history are the Western Australia’s Canning Stock Route and the Overland Telegraph Track, between Adelaide and Darwin. During the 1890s, the discovery of gold near Kalgoorlie in southern Western Australia led to a rise in the region’s population, meaning that pastoralists working in the Kimberley … Continued

Test your mettle between Broome and James Price Point

This winter, test your four-wheel driving skills on one of the most challenging, but most beautiful, tracks in Western Australia. The trip between Broom and James Price point features sublime ocean and coastline scenery, and a strikingly vivid combination of nature’s brightest colours, including red cliffs against pure white sand and the electrifying blue of … Continued

Broome to Halls Creek

Across the northern reaches of Australia lies the Savannah Way, linking Broome in the west to Cairns in the east. At just over 3500 kilometres long, the Savannah Way is a big undertaking, so here’s just a glimpse of some of the amazing sights the route has to offer. In Broome, visit Gantheaume Point at … Continued

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