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The Top 5 for Western Australia

Don't overlook making your next holiday an Australian adventure. Our very own backyard is thriving with spectacular scenery, captivating landscapes, and locations that have become internationally recognised as holiday hotspots.

If you desire an Australian holiday escape that embraces the simplicity of the outdoor environment, then take a trip to Western Australia and indulge in a travel adventure that will inspire and excite.

With a range of natural and unspoilt beauty on offer as well as contrasting landscapes, you can be exploring arid outback regions one minute and pristine coastal waters the next. There are so many hidden gems dotted throughout the state that your itinerary will take you on a journey of discovery and fun.

So what are some great suggestions for your travels?

Here are five of the best to whet your appetite and to entice you to explore all your options when visiting Western Australia.

Don't forget, these are just a sample of the many attractions on offer throughout the region.

Buccaneer Archipelago

Buccaneer Archipelago Image

Whether you take to the skies or simply hit the open waters, the landscapes of Buccaneer Archipelago are impressive and a worthwhile visit for any adventure to the town of Derby.

Offering up a sprawling coastal feast that presents islands, secluded beaches, and inviting turquoise waters, your experience will be both memorable and captivating.


The Pinnacles

The Pinnacles Image

Located in the Nambung National Park, the Pinnacles are a key attraction for many visitors to the Cervantes region. Illustrating a wondrous display of limestone spires that protrude from the glorious yellow sands of the desert, this is a remarkable exhibit of Mother Nature's mysterious, yet captivating, capabilities.

Ensure you snap a photo of the canvas that is before you!

Ningaloo Reef

Ningaloo Reef


Nothing compares to being able to immerse yourself into an underwater world environment that is thriving with an amazing array of marine wildlife.

Take the adventure to Ningaloo Reef and fall in love with the graceful and delicate sea life navigating through the crystal blue waters. The gentle whale shark, a variety of over 450 fish species, turtles, manta rays, coral, and so much more can be discovered in the tranquil waters of Ningaloo Reef.

Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park

A trip to Karijini National Park is perfect for those that want to explore Mother Nature at its best.

Presenting an amazing landscape of unique environments, you can navigate walking trails, discover gorges, experience enticing scenery, and embark on a variety of activities that include swimming, hiking, and so much more!

Shark Bay

Shark Bay

Being a World Heritage Area, Shark Bay provides the opportunity to explore a captivating landscape and to experience an array of activities.

From watching dolphins and dugongs frolicking in the open waters to exploring the oldest life forms on earth, the stromatolites, Shark Bay is a delicate and captivating environment that highlights the intricate offerings of nature.

Start Planning Your Trip

Taking a trip to Western Australia and intrigued to find out how far these key attractions are from your travel destination? Check out Google Maps and use their 'Get Directions' feature to find the best transport route, distances, and times for your selected travel path.

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