Encounter one of the most bio-diverse regions on earth when you can indulge in world-class wine, gourmet food and awesome surf, stunning walk trails and pristine beaches. Go whale watching, explore ancient caves and stroll through forests of timber giants. Blessed with mild weather and abundant sunshine, adventurers will be blown away by breathtaking scenery and out-of-this-world walking trails, where almost 80 percent of the plant species are found nowhere else on earth.
Discover some of the world’s most diverse marine habitats offering extraordinary encounters just metres away from the pristine beaches. This is your window to World Heritage listed Shark Bay and Ningaloo Reef – the largest fringing reef on earth. It’s one of the few places on Earth where you can swim with the largest fish in the ocean, the whale shark. It’s also where you’ll meet the famous dolphins of Monkey Mia, walk the Pinnacles Desert moonscape and explore Kalbarri’s spectacular landscapes, where 400-million-year-old river gorges meet the Indian Ocean.
A land of breathtaking contrasts covering billions of years in history and over one million square kilometres, this is a journey of discovery you will never forget. Be as indulgent or laidback as you wish as you explore this extraordinary outback. Find adventure in the ancient gorges of Karijini National Park. Take a flight over the curious Bungle Bungle Range. Ride the world’s only horizontal waterfalls. Tackle the legendary Gibb River Road, be awe-struck by some of the oldest artworks on Earth, witness the illusion of the Staircase to the Moon, or take in a Cable Beach sunset from the saddle of a camel.
Under vast outback skies, prepare to be dazzled by Australia’s whitest beach at Lucky Bay, the rich gold rush heritage of the Goldfields, stunning carpets of wildflowers in its National Parks and the world’s largest outdoor art gallery, created by world-renowned sculptor Antony Gormley. The more adventurous can also get their kicks riding one of the nation’s biggest waves at Wave Rock, scaling the world’s largest monolith at Mount Augustus, or blazing a trail along the longest and most remote stock routes, including the legendary Outback Way.
The Great Southern is a diverse region with unspoilt coastline, idyllic seaside towns to sprawling agricultural lands and national parks. Enjoy a beach day at the beautiful Green’s Pool or lose yourself at Elephant Rocks. Hike Western Australia’s highest peak, Bluff Knoll, or marvel at the ocean’s force at The Gap and Natural Bridge in National Park. The history of the region is equally as impressive.
Stretching from the west coast to the inland desert region, the Midwest region of Western Australia is a popular destination. Beyond Geraldton the beaches are remote, wild and pristine. You get the most stunning contrast of colours where the red earth of the desert meets pure white beach sand and bright blue skies and water. If you enjoy swimming in the ocean and walking on the beach – you will have an awesome time on the mid-west coast.
Wander the Central Wheatbelt region along Pioneers’ Pathway or the Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail and take in the expansive farmland vistas of this historical rural region. Re-live the pioneering years exploring the museums, historic buildings and heritage trails, and enjoy wonderful displays of wildflowers in spring.