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Western Australia Travel Guide

Discover the beaches and bays of the West Coast

Endless untouched beaches to the unexplored outback, Western Australia offers extraordinary experiences like no other and every day in WA is full of unique possibilities. Visit moon-like landscapes in the Pinnacles Desert, snorkel at Ningaloo Reef, swim with whale sharks, check out cool cafes of Perth, ride into the sunset on an Aussie camel and much more.

Things to do in Western Australia

  • top things to do in western australiaSwim with Whale Sharks
    Ningaloo Reef is the only place in Australia where you can swim close to giant but gentle whale sharks. Don't let the name fool you and head to Exmouth or Coral Bay between March and July for an unforgettable encounter with the world's largest fish.
  • top things to do in western australiaRide a Camel on Cable Beach
    What better way to see the sun set over the Indian Ocean than on a camel's back!? On one of the whitest beaches in Oz we might add. Bet you didn't even know there were camels in Australia, huh?
  • top things to do in western australiaSip Wine in Margaret River
    Top notch wines and food, rolling vineyards and beautiful beaches- the Margaret River region is diverse, scenic and makes our taste buds cheer.
  • top things to do in western australia Visit Dolphins in Monkey Mia
    Get close to friendly dolphins at Monkey Mia. Located in Shark Bay this reserve is popular as friendly dolphins visit the bay every morning. On a cruise through the bay you may also spot shy Dugongs and if you are lucky you can see Emu families trot along the white beaches.
  • top things to do in western australia Unearth the Kimberley
    Dramatic gorges, cascading waterfalls, pure ruggedness - that's the Kimberley region. 4WD through the wilderness and then relax and take in the breath-taking scenery on a cruise through the gorges.
  • top things to do in western australia Smile with a Quokka
    Always smiley and the best selfie prop we can think of, quokkas have long made it into the Instagram hall of fame. The cute critters can be found on Rottnest Island, only a 90 min ferry ride from Perth, the island makes for a great day-out.

Top places to visit in Western Australia

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The Coral Coast

Just a short walk from the beautiful white beaches of the Coral Coast you can dive into a world of colourful marine life. At Ningaloo Reef you can swim with whalesharks, snorkel with turtles and manta ray, wander moon-like landscapes in the Pinnacles Desert or hike along the landscapes of Kalbarri National Park.
The Kimberleys

The North West

Broome is the gateway to the rugged North West. Surf at Cable Beach, marvel at the Staircase to the Moon, drive through the Bungle Bungles, cruise through the gorges of the Kimberley Coast and make a stop at one of the world's most mesmerising waterfalls, King George Falls.
Margaret River

The South West

Most popular for it's divine food and wine, the South West also trumps with endless adventures: the longest whale watching season in the world, dolphin spotting in Albany, a train ride over the Indian Ocean on the Busselton Jetty, caving in the Margaret River Region and tree top walks through the canopy of timber giants in the Valley of the Giants.
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The Golden Outback

Discover WA's Golden Outback, home to Mount Augustus, the largest monolith on earth, and be stunned by Wave Rock. Then laze around with kangaroos at Lucky Bay where you will find one of the whitest beaches in Oz.

Western Australia tour deals

Western Australia Discoverer

Get a prime mix of outdoor activities, diverse scenery and deep history on this 8-day tour that loops east from Perth to the Esperance region, along the stunning southern coast and back up the west coast through the famous wine region of Margaret River.

Aussie Wanderer

Explore the places many only dream about on this 19-day adventure of a life-time through Monkey Mia, Exmouth, Ningaloo Reef, the Karijini, Broome, the Kimberley’s and Katherine Gorge. 

Best of the Coast

This 10-day trip from Perth up the coast to Exmouth packs in plenty, from spotting tons of native wildlife to taking canoe tours with Aboriginal guides, marine life at Shark Bay and more.

West Coast Experience

Explore the magnificent wonder that is the west coast of Australia on this Aussie Wanderer adventure. Whether you’re swimming among the Ningaloo Reef, visiting the magnificent Pinnacles or abseiling in the Kalbarri National Park you are guaranteed to want to come back. 

South West Adventure

Journey to the most south-westerly point of Australia and witness oceans colliding on this three-day tour of this rugged region of the west. From beautiful views and vines to spectacular trees and beaches this part of Down Under is unlike anywhere else.

West Coast Odyssey

This adventure is set to get your camera clicking as you witness untouched wilderness in the wild west of Australia. Feel the sand between your toes on Cable Beach, ride a camel at sunset, bathe in waterfalls in the Karijini, swim with giant whale sharks and manta rays, snorkel on Ningaloo Reef, camp under the stars and meet the friendly dolphins of Monkey Mia - the wild west awaits you

Western Australia day trip deals

Pinnacles Adventure

Visit Caversham Wildlife Park before a fully-guided tour through the Pinnacles Desert, an intriguing landscape of limestone formations. Cool off for a swim at the beautiful beach before enjoying lunch. The amazine Lancelin sand dunes are a great way to finish the day. Try your hand at the unique sport of sandboarding.

Swan Valley Winery Experience

Be treated as a long lost friend at cellar doors offering premium wines, remarkable characters and priceless ambience. Feast on gourmet vineyard platters, cheese boards, beers and heart stopping chocolates and truffles. We’ll have you enjoying the memories long after the last wine is savoured.

Experience Rottnest with Bike Hire

Spend a full day marveling at the land and marine beauty of Rottnest Island! Enjoy the boat ride over from Perth`s port before arriving on dry land for a breezy cycle tour, an intriguing guided walking tour. indulge in a scrumptious afternoon tea before heading back to Perth.

Margaret River, Caves, Wine and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

Discover the natural beauty and charm of the south west on this full day tour of Margaret River including the Busselton Jetty and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Sample the produce of the local artisans, be amazed at the grandeur of the Karri forests and see where the the Southern and Indian Oceans meet. This is a perfect introduction to the Southwest for those short on time

 

FAQ - Travel in Western Australia

When is the best time to travel to Western Australia?

The 'suniest city in Oz' and all of WA are a year-round destination. Expect hot temperature with an average of 29°C in summer. Winter in Perth and the South West can get a little chilly, with an average temperature of 12°C from June to August. If you want to explore the North West, head to the Kimberleys during the dry season, from April to September.

What's the best way to travel around Western Australia?

How does one get around a state as large as WA. Well, there are different options. Hiring a campervan and having an epic road trip is one, or you could join one of our tours, meet like-minded travellers and get to know more about the different areas by knowledgeable guides. The choice is yours.

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