Experience Extraordinary Western Australia
Some of the 1001 extraoardinary Western Australian experiences that await you
Take a glimpse at the highlights of Western Australia including its stunning, rugged landscape, beautiful ocean views and unique marine life. Feeling inspired? Book your flight to Perth.
- Cycle on the car-free island paradise of Rottnest Island, just a short ferry ride from Perth or Fremantle, enjoy picturesque scenery, marine life and unspoilt bays and beaches.
- The Pinnacles Desert may only be 270km north of Perth but it feels like another planet. Best visited at sunrise or sunset, these limestone pillars have an otherworldly ambience.
- The World Heritage-listed site of the Bungle Bungle range in Purnululu National Park, the Kimberley, is the world’s best kept secret. Millions of years old but only discovered 30 years ago.
Image credit: Mike Salway
- Margaret River region, famed for its wine, is also WA’s undisputed wave-catching capital with surfing conditions to suit every skill level.
- An experience of a lifetime – swimming with the world’s largest fish – the gentle whale shark – at the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Marine Park, near Exmouth.
- Go whale-watching at Eco Beach, near Broome - WA’s coast becomes a ‘humpback highway from May to December when 30,000 humpback whales migrate from Antarctica.
Image credit: Dave and Fiona Harvey, Naturalist Volunteers
- King George Falls is one of the Kimberley’s most magnificent natural wonders. Best viewed after the Wet season when the waterfalls are in full flood.
- Go twilight sailing on the Swan River – and with an added 12,500km of coastline, it’s not surprising that WA has a reputation as one of the world’s top watersport destinations.
- Cable Beach in Broome experiences the most incredible sunsets. The best way to enjoy it is by taking a sunset camel ride along part of the 22km beach.