Things to Do in Western Australia
Western Australian holidays offer visitors a heady mix of laid-back beach atmospheres, fascinating historical icons and areas of stunning natural beauty. If you're looking for a holiday that has something for singles, couples and families, a Western Australia holiday may be just what you're after.
Western Australia covers one third of Australia’s land, meaning there is no lack of open space and extraordinary scenery you can explore. You will be spoiled for choice on your Western Australian getaway, where there is something for visitors of all ages and interests. Here you can enjoy the whitest sands and clearest beaches in Australia, spend a day admiring the largest amount of wildflower species in the world and have the unforgettable experience of swimming with some of the oceans largest fish.
A Fascinating History
As you walk through the state Western Australia there are many reminders of its rich and fascinating past. With an extraordinary Indigenous history evidenced in many of the state and national parks across Western Australia, there is a real sense of the past throughout the stunning landscape. In the 1890s, Western Australia was famous for its major gold discoveries, now people come to enjoy the unrivalled beaches, laid-back atmosphere and amazing rural outback.
Western Australia is home to some of the most interesting and iconically Australian outback landscapes, complete with raw red soils, old gold rush towns and unbridled wilderness. Western Australia is also diverse in coastal views with clear blue water, colourful coral and 19th century shipwrecks to explore as well as a rich, flourishing sea life to witness. Rainforests and natural bushland also encompass the area, boasting the greatest collection of wildflowers in the world; a truly unforgettable sight.
Tours are a great way to see all the wonders Western Australia has to offer. For in the air tours seek out hot air balloons, helicopter rides and the Shark Bay Air Charter which all provide a unique way to travel and see the Western Australia from above. For oceanic tours cruises, kayaks, glass opened bottom boats and canoes are a great alternative to see the underwater world come to life.
For sporting enthusiasts, experience some of the most revered sporting events in the nation in some of the best arenas. From baseball, to basketball, AFL, tennis and cricket, there are plenty of sports and major events to check out and cheer for. Other sporting events include Mountain Bike Racing in the iconic outback backdrop and major regional horse races.
Western Australia's capital city holds many great attractions, from the tall Perth Skyline, to animal attractions at the Perth Zoo, an evening of entertainment at the Burswood Casino and much more. For a relaxing day out, King’s Park in Perth boasts many gardens and picnic areas to enjoy the wildflowers on display. If holidaying in Western Australia during October, make sur you attend the Wildflower Festival at Kings Park.
Great Accommodation Options
Stay among the locals and indulge in their laidback lifestyle and friendliness. Holiday rentals are a great alternative to finding accommodation that is situated among the locals. Holiday rentals are privately leased which means you can enjoy space, privacy, independence and a real home away from home feel.