Pack an adventurous spirit and bring your curious nature, because there’s nothing ordinary about a visit to Western Australia. Whatever it is you’re looking for, you’ll find experiences that will last long after the final day of your holiday.
When planning your trip to Western Australia, check out the variety of things to see and do depending on what interests you, when and where you are going.
As one of the largest and most diverse states in the world, Western Australia is never short of unique and extraordinary holiday experiences. Here are a few of our top things to see and do – all bound to surprise and inspire.
Western Australia has over 12,000 kilometres of crystal-clear coastline, teeming with brilliant coral, unspoiled reefs, 19th century shipwrecks, spectacular surf and majestic sea creatures. There are activities galore in this giant aquatic playground.
Expect no less than an Aussie adventure holiday of a lifetime when you visit the Western Australian outback. This sun-kissed land is where you'll discover the Australia of legend and of old. Red dust, rocky gorges, gold rush towns and remote wilderness - it's raw, still and spectacular.
Beyond Perth's city skyline lays an unspoiled wilderness, teeming with ancient forests, spectacular wildflowers and natural bushland. Ready to start exploring? Western Australia has the biggest and most vivid range of wildflowers in the world. Over 12,000 species carpet the landscape in a tapestry of brilliant blooms and perfumed scents, for at least five months of every year.
From succulent seafood to world-class wines, Western Australia is a hot contender for the title of culinary capital of Australia. Freshly-caught barramundi, pink snapper and dhufish are firm favourites in Perth restaurants, which range from posh nosh on the waterfront, to cheap and cheerful eateries.
Known affectionately as Sandgropers (named, oddly enough, after a subterranean bug!) West Australians are renowned for their world-famous friendliness and penchant for play. A laidback bunch quick to say "G'day" and shout a bevy of beer, they're proud as punch of their clean, unspoiled and picture-perfect home turf.
There is so much to see and do in Western Australia, so here is a small helping hand with our must see and do activities.
Western Australia boasts an amazing line up of spectacular natural events and attractions, many of which are only found in a handful of locations on Earth.
Regularly occurring at particular times or seasons of the year, they offer unique opportunities for visitors to be touched by nature.