Western Australia holidays
Western Australia covers one third of Australia and has a population of fewer than two million. It is big, bold and beautiful and has miles of stunning coastline washed by the Indian Ocean. There exists a diverse variety of landscapes, where the deep reds of the ancient rock formations contrast spectacularly with the sparkling blues of the Indian Ocean and the lush green land of the southern regions, this combined with a tropical and temperate climates make it a perfect holiday destination all year round.
High up on your Western Australia holiday list should be a visit to Freemantle, which retains its own strong identity, swimming with the dolphins at Monkey Mia resort, stepping back in time and visiting the Goldfields, visiting the Wildflower region, enjoying the splendors of Karijini National Park and enjoying the tranquil atmosphere of the Margaret River.
Top 10 things to do in Western Australia
- Swim with Dolphins
- At Monkey Mia beach in the Gascoyne Region tourists can hand-feed, stroke and swim with dolphins in their natural environment.
- Surf one of the many beach hot spots
- There are many top beaches in Western Australia such as Triff, Cottesloe and Scarborough.
- Enjoy a day in Fremantle
- Fremantle has something on offer for everyone. Victorian 150-stall Fremantle Markets and the convict-built History Museum (a former asylum) to the striking modern Maritime Museum, Fremantle is an elegant and energetic spot.
- Discover Aboriginal culture
- The Kimberely Region has a cliff-lined coast, rugged mountains, dramatic gorges, waterholes and tropical rainforest and is the perfect setting to gain an appreciation into aboriginal life.
- Take in a show or festival in Perth
- Perth's International Arts Festival is the oldest of it's kind and over 300 000 people visit it's diverse program of dance, theatre, music and literature events.
- Go Diving off unspoilt Coastline
- estern Australia is home to long stretches of unspoilt coastline including Abrolhos Islands, Exmouth, Rottnest Island and Dunsborough (famous for it's famous wreck diver to the HMS Swan).
- Walk the Bibbulmun Track
- This is a challenging but sensational walk showing tourists spectacular red-walled chasms, waterfalls from the Karijini National Park and subterranean pools.
- Swim with giant whale sharks
- This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with the world's largest fish in the Cape to Cape Region.
- Enjoy the local cuisine
- There are many exquisite boutique and wineries in the Margaret River Wine Region.
- Take a Tree Walk
- This is fantastic for adventure lovers and is set amongst some stunning scenery. The Tree Top Walk at the Walpole-Nornalup National Park allows tourists so walk 125 ft above the foreste floor on a steel-framed walkway.