The wide variety of landscapes and geography in Western Australia provides a varying climate but there’s always plenty of sunshine, making it a perfect year-round destination for visitors.
Western Australia is a land blessed with spectacular diversity where the deep reds of ancient interior rock formations contrast with the sparkling blue of the Indian and Southern Oceans and the lush greenery of the stunning southern regions.
The capital, Perth, is Australia’s western gateway. The city offers an easy-going lifestyle while the beautiful Swan River and inner-city parks add to the relaxed, natural feel. Dual-use paths make it easy to walk or ride a circuit around the river. Water sports enthusiasts can sail, windsurf or canoe on safe waters.
Perth is a very safe, liveable, vibrant city with a diverse community. Whether a tourist or resident, there are a wide range of events, attractions and cultural activities to experience. The weather is fantastic, the beaches are clean and uncrowded, the spring wildflowers are stunning, and the city itself is located in a postcard perfect setting.
With many world-class wineries and award-winning restaurants, Margaret River is one of Western Australia’s most famous food and wine regions. Tour the cellar doors and taste local brews at boutique breweries. Here you can eat fresh crayfish straight from the ocean or dine on the local organic beef and truffles. Visit the farmers markets and try the artisan cheeses. Indulge in local handmade chocolates and delicious fudge.
When you finish your culinary journey, take time to explore the Great South West. In a few hours you can go from wineries to stunning Beaches With World-Class Surf Breaks, Snorkelling And Diving Or Walk Amongst Ancient Forests And Caves.
With more than 120 wine producers, The region produces some of Australia’s best cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, semillon, sauvignon blanc, merlot and shiraz varieties.
The Western Australian outback is the largest expanse of outback in the country, with a mind-blowing diversity of landscapes and outback adventures. This vast and ancient land has been two billion years in the making. It’s here that Mother Nature has sculpted some of the world’s most magnificent rock formations, from the Pinnacles to the Bungle Bungle Range.
Switch off your mobiles, tablets and laptops and head north into the heart of the last true wilderness area on Earth, the Kimberley, for a real outback adventure.
Venture east from Perth, to the gold rush hub of Kalgoorlie and discover the real Wild West of Australia. It’s a place of striking contrasts where grand colonial architecture and mammoth modern mining operations give way to wide-open desert landscapes, dotted with shimmering salt lakes and gold rush ghost towns.
Fremantle is recognised as one of the best-preserved Victorian-era port cities in the world and is one of Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities to visit in 2016.
The city is undergoing a massive transformation with revived public spaces, hotels, restaurants, small bars, and shopping precincts but continues to retain all the things that make it special.
Enjoy a coffee along the ‘Cappuccino Strip’, potter through the Fremantle Markets, try street food at one of the outdoor food markets, hop on board an historic tram ride, go underground on the fascinating Fremantle Prison Tunnel tour or just feast on the local flavours and indie vibe at the many restaurants and cafés and sample boutique beer at one of the great micro breweries.
There’s just so much to do in “Freeo” you won’t know where to start.