Western Australia

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

Sit back and relax at Peaceful Bay

Want to get some peace of mind as you cruise along the coast this summer? Try the Peaceful Bay track along Western Australia’s pristine shores. Around 450 kilometres south-east of Perth, and tucked among countless national parks and coastal attractions, Peaceful Bay is a great four-wheel driving destination for the whole family. This secluded section … Continued

The Pinnacles Desert

The Pinnacles Desert in Western Australia is an exemplar of the quintessential Australian outback landscape – the perfect place to stop admiring Australia on postcards in your local newsagency and start admiring it in real life! This major tourist attraction is just a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Perth, with Cervantes being the nearest town for accommodation … Continued

Cable Beach

If Perth is too far off your radar for outdoor adventures, bring your fishing gear to Cable Beach – one of the brightest jewels in Western Australia’s crown. Famous for its sandy white beaches that stretch for 22 kilometres between vivid red ochre cliffs and stunning turquoise waters, Cable Beach is loved for its gorgeous sunsets. … Continued

Explore Western Australia’s goldfields

Menzies – ‘Inside Australia’ exhibit at Lake Ballard A short drive from Menzies in the Goldfields-Esperance region, the ‘Inside Australia’ exhibit by world-renowned artist Antony Gormley features 51 black steel sculptures spread across 10 square kilometres of white salt plain – the largest outdoor art gallery in the world. Created as part of the Perth International … Continued

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

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