Western Australia

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

Take a drive through Perth and beyond

From the surf to the forest, and from sleepy rural towns to the busy metropolis of Perth, the mighty south-west is brimming with unique natural environments, activities and experiences for you to enjoy this autumn – and what better way to see it all than from behind the wheel? South-west coast While you may have heard of … Continued

The great Western Australian bucket list

While far-flung dream destinations spoil travellers for choice, many of Western Australia’s most special, once-in-a-lifetime travel spots fly under the radar. These bucket-list destinations are felt, rather than seen; they capture the imagination and stay with you long after you’ve left. Drive to one of Australia’s most isolated beaches: Cape Leveque, Dampier Peninsula While the … Continued

Trek the marvellous Fitzgerald Coast

Venture down to the south of Western Australia, where warm days stretch on and life slows down to a leisurely rhythm. Enjoy some exercise in a place that simply oozes with sunny vibes. The Fitzgerald River National Park is the perfect backdrop for exploring secluded bays by kayak, snorkel or flipper. Recent upgrades have seen … Continued

Summer adventure on the Coral Coast

With some of the world’s largest, oldest and most diverse natural wonders, Western Australia’s Coral Coast will delight guests at every turn. Travel along Australia’s marvellous western shoreline to swim with dolphins, explore local history and sink your feet into soft, white sand. Awaiting its next lucky guest is the town of Exmouth, in the … Continued

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