The height of whale watching season has just begun in Western Australia. The Indian Ocean and Southern Ocean coastlines of Western Australia are home to one of of the longest whale watching seasons in the world. These are also some of the most isolated coastlines, which gives you an amazing opportunity to see these magnificent creatures of the deep up close and personal. The height of whale watching season in Western Australia is from May through September. However, something unique to Western Australia is that if you know where to look (and most of the expert whale watching charter companies do), then you can seek out and find different whales on year long; more on that later. Continue reading

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In our last post, we told you all about May’s festivals in New South Wales. Today, we are featuring the May festivals in Western Australia. If you have been looking for a reason to go west, then one or more of these fun festivals might be just that final decision maker for you. A big plus is that Western Australia is simply spectacular in the fall, between the colours of the Autumn leaves and whale migration season, what’s not to love? No more excuses, hire a car and go west this Autumn, you will thank us later! Here are just some of the festivals we’ve found happening in May. Continue reading

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The Warlu Way is fascinating, remote, and rugged road trip from Exmouth to Broome in Western Australia. From the coastal city of Exmouth, the Warlu Way takes you through the remote Pilbara region of northern Western Australia and into the rugged Kimberley region. Broome is your final destination on the road trip and a great city to explore the far northern reaches on the coast of Western Australia. Along the way on this 2,400+ km road trip, you’ll see the transformations in landscapes and experience the rich Aboriginal culture and history embedded in this area forever. Suggested itinerary for this road trip is 12 days to take your time and explore this fantastic and mystical place. In part one of The Warlu Way, our blog post will cover from day one through day six beginning in Exmouth and ending in Karijini National Park. For part two of our blog on The Warlu Way, we will be featuring days 7 through 12, which takes us from Millstream-Chichester National Park to Broome. Continue reading

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If you are planning to get married soon, Western Australia should be on your radar for the amazing variety of locations where you can get married. Beautiful landscapes, hills, forests, beaches, and wine country abound in this state, so you have your choice of different types of venues for your wedding. This blog post highlights some of the best locations for weddings in Western Australia. If you are interested in getting married in another part of Australia, check out our blog post on the top Australian wedding destinations. Continue reading

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Esperance is located on the southern coast of Western Australia that is well known as a tourism destination. The Esperance coastline has been voted Australia’s best beaches, so much of the tourism centres around beach activities, swimming, surfing, snorkelling, and SCUBA diving. The unique beauty of this coast boasts scenery that includes not only the sparkling white sand beaches, but magnificent bays, bright blue water, alongside towering granite peaks. To add to the diversity, there are five national parks near Esperance to visit and several other tourist attractions to choose from as well. Continue reading

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While there is so much to see and do in Perth, road trips always call to the traveler in us, seeking to expand our journeys. Here are two REALLY cool places to explore outside of Perth – heading East and North. Imagine them as a ninety-degree angle – perfect for day trips! You can circle back to Perth for your accommodations and activities, or keep on road tripping and discover places to stay at your destination. Continue reading

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