Western Australia


Western Australia is Australia's largest state covering two million square kilometres. The landscapes of Western Australia are very diverse from ancient Karri forests in the South West to the orange and black striped Bungle Bungle Ranges of the Purnululu National Park in the North East.

The capital city of Perth and the neighbouring port city of Fremantle encourage a relaxed outdoors lifestyle with plenty of cafés & restaurants, some of Australia's best beaches, markets on the weekends and great night life.

The tourism regions of Western Australia are:

  • The Kimberley
  • The Pilbara
  • The Gascoyne Region
  • The Mid West
  • The Goldfields
  • The Midlands 
  • The Perth Region
  • The Upper South West
  • The Central South Region
  • Escape to the Cape
  • The Lower South West
  • The Great Southern
  • South East Region

There is a wide variety of climates in Western Australia which makes it an ideal destination year round. The North experiences a tropical climate whilst the South is in the temperate zone. During summer in Perth the average temperature is 32 degrees C during the day and 16 degrees C overnight. In winter the average daily temperature is 16 degrees C and 8 degrees C overnight. Up in the north though summer temperatures can often reach 40 degrees C during the day.

Western Australia is the leading nature based holiday destination in Australia, come and be touched by nature.

WA offers a variety of unique, natural experiences in an unspoilt, pristine environment. WA is renowned for its relaxed, laid back lifestyle and its friendly, energetic locals. Perth has great weather, perfect for enjoying the stunning beaches, world class wineries, the historic Port of Fremantle and the island playground – Rottnest.

Highlights

  • Experience Perth – Pristine, uncrowded beaches; Swan River; Swan Valley wine region – just 30mins from the CBD;
  • Fremantle; Kings Park; Rottnest Island; Relaxed lifestyle, beautiful weather, friendly people.
  • Australia's South West - A unique mix of world class wineries, pristine uncrowded beaches, rugged coastline and magnificent forests.
  • Australia's North West - true outback adventures, untouched, vast natural attractions – gorges, waterfalls.
  • Australia's Coral Coast – pristine natural marine environment, unique marine animal interaction. Ningaloo Reef.
  • Australia's Golden Outback – carpets of wildflowers, Kalgoorlie - history, heritage, gold mining, pristine beaches (Esperance)

Must do activities

Perth

  • Relax and enjoy a day at one of Perth's pristine beaches (Scarborough/Cottesloe).
  • Visit Fremantle.
  • Visit Rottnest Island.
  • Visit Kings Park.
  • Visit the Swan Valley Wine Region.
  • Cruise on the Swan River.
  • Swim with the Dolphins (Rockingham.)
  • Feast on Australia's finest seafood and freshest produce.
  • See land and marine wildlife.
  • Cycle along one of the many scenic trails at Kings Park; Swan River; along the coast or on Rottnest Island.

Beyond Perth

  • Explore Australia's South West and experience the unique mix of world class wineries, magnificent forest, rugged coastline and beach activities in a pristine, natural, uncrowded environment.
  • Experience Australia's Coral Coast and enjoy the unspoiled, uncrowded beaches, interact with exotic marine life (whale sharks) or walk off the beach straight onto the magnificent Ningaloo Reef.
  • Experience the beauty and vastness of Australia's North West, undertake a true rugged outback adventure, explore gorges, waterfalls, secluded pools, interact with indigenous people/culture, 4WD along adventurous red dirt tracks.
  • Broome offers a premium indulgence and relaxation experience.
  • Explore Australia's Golden Outback and marvel at the exquisite display of dazzling wildflowers, enjoy a true outback adventure, explore the history/heritage of the gold rush era, interact with indigenous people/culture, experience a farm/station stay or visit some of the most beautiful coastline in the world at Esperance.