Western Australia

Touring beyond Wildflower Way

If the Wildflower Way tour of Western Australia’s most prized flora leaves you wanting for more, don’t miss these incredible places with their own unique wildflower displays. With thousands of rare species to explore, both crazed wildflower enthusiasts and floral amateurs will never tire of the seas of colour that bloom each year. Perth Hills … Continued

Feel the sand along Savannah Way

Broom needn’t be the start or end of your Savannah Way adventure. Further down the coast, you’ll find all manner of delights to keep you travelling indefinitely. What could be more enticing than 80 miles of beach? 136 miles, of course! The Eighty Mile Beach Marine Park has 220 kilometres of beaches that feature vast … Continued

Discover WA the Wildflower Way

To visitors, Western Australia can feel so huge as to be daunting. One effect of this scale is that visitors are often drawn first to the state’s ‘sure-thing’ attractions: Margaret River, Rottnest Island, the Pinnacles. (That list could go on.) These destinations deserve their VIP spots in our pantheon of amazing places, but their big-ticket status … Continued

Romantic Destinations in WA

From the Granite Loop to the Great Southern, discover the romance of Western Australia’s native flowers, including a number of species which can be traced back 65 million years to the time of the supercontinent Gondwana. THE GRANITE LOOP – THE WHEATBELT The Granite Loop is so-named because it takes you on a tour of … Continued

Instagram-worthy destinations in Western Australia

Each spring, a tapestry of brilliant blue, vivid pink, scarlet and lemony yellow wildflowers materializes across Western Australia’s desert soils in an extravagant farewell to winter. Western Australia is home to 12,000 wildflower species, 60 per cent of which don’t exist anywhere else on the planet. You won’t be able to resist the infinite photo … Continued

An Aussie spring fling

The first breaths of September transform Australia’s frosty mountains, gnarled saplings and even desert plains into kaleidoscopes of brilliant colour. Join the celebration of our nation’s unrivalled biodiversity, and feast your eyes on the blossoming beauty of Australian springtime at these must-visit flower destinations and festivals. FLORIADE, AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY The crowd-pulling festival Floriade is … Continued

Wander the Fitzgerald Coast

Down south, the Golden Outback’s iconic white sands, aqua waters and rugged shores make for a heavenly seaside adventure. This corner of the Golden Outback is blessed with some of the world’s most sublime beaches, eclectic marine life and untouched islands; and vast, endlessly promising outback in the other. Esperance A seven-and-a-half-hour drive from Perth, … Continued

Discover Western Australia’s Wheatbelt

Drink in undisturbed stretches of wild, outback vistas on the self-drive experience of a lifetime: Western Australia’s Wheatbelt. Home to some of Australia’s richest biodiversity, Mother Nature steals the show in this region – and has done so for a not-to-be-sneezed-at 2.7 billion years. Ancient granite outcrops bend all preconceptions of physics, and thousands of … Continued

Strike gold in Western Australia

Look no further than these brilliant Western Australian locations for a true-blue taste of the Goldfields. Laverton Laverton is nestled in nearly inhospitable soils in the Northern Goldfields, on the fringe of the Great Victoria Desert. About as remote as the Golden Outback gets, this far-flung patch of civilisation once epitomised Australia’s Wild West, but … Continued

Driving Western Australia’s Golden Outback

The Golden Outback is rife with curious contradictions: dynamic regional centres thrive beside ghost towns; vivid wildflowers spring up defiantly from desert soils; and unyielding outback plains are home to oases of arts and culture. A kaleidoscope of colour, this south-western corner of Australia sprawls across a mighty 54 per cent of our largest state … Continued

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