The gateway to the state of Western Australia, Perth is the capital city and is also the state's largest city. A melting pot of city, nature, culture and nightlife, Perth is home to a great range of arts festivals, sprawling parklands, world-class beaches and a relaxed lifestyle that embraces the outdoors.
A few hours south of Perth, Margaret River is a stunning tourist region that boasts a stunning range of natural attractions, a number of picturesque beaches and an iconic wine growing region that produces gourmet food and an array of award-winning wines. Featuring some of Australia's best surf breaks, Margaret River is a stunning mix of country and seaside charm.
Located just a 30 minute ferry ride off the coast of Fremantle, Rottnest Island is a protected nature reserve and popular attraction for visitors to Perth. Some of the biggest drawcards to the island include its beautiful white sand beaches and the resident quokkas - small, wallaby-like marsupials which inhabit the island's picturesque landscape.
For a change of pace and landscape, the town of Broome is located 2,200 km north of Perth in the iconic Kimberley region. Renowned for its pearling industry, Broome is set on the traditional lands of the Yawuru people. Cable Beach is a popular leisure spot while the vibrant Chinatown offers the ideal place to pick up some stunning local pearls.
Part of Western Australia's Coral Coast, Exmouth is 1 hour and 45 minute flight or two day drive from Perth. Situated at the northern gateway to the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area, Exmouth is famous for its grand landscapes, Cape Range National Park, natural attractions and the underwater wonderland of the Ningaloo Marine Park.
Located under an hour's drive from Perth, Mandurah is WA's largest regional city and has earned the title of a modern-day Venice thanks to its beautiful beaches and waterways for days including an estuary double the size of Sydney Harbour. Mandurah translates to 'meeting place of the heart' and as many visitors will attest, one visit and you'll fall in love.
Situated three hours south of Perth in the northern part of the Margaret River wine region, Yallingup is a small coastal village nestled on a hillside overlooking one of the most famous surf beaches in the region. Voted #1 in the 2019 Australian Traveller list of 100 Best Towns in Australia, Yallingup's coastline is a relaxing coastal escape.
Located approximately 4.5 hours from Perth in WA's mid-west, Geraldton is an old port town renowned for its wheat, sheep, fishing and of course, tourism. Surrounded by spectacular seasonal wildflowers and beautiful beaches, Geraldton's most popular activities are water sports at popular spots such as Flat Rocks, Sunset Beach and Coronation Beach.
Located in the far north of Western Australia, Kununurra is set in the eastern extremity of the Kimberley region and is just a short drive from the Northern Territory border. Kununurra offers amazing wilderness experiences and is surrounded by lush hills, fed by the Ord River Dam. Despite its charming rural atmosphere, Kununurra is also home to a modern range of facilities.
Located about an hour and a half outside the Perth CBD, Bunbury is a port city that blends old world charm with the vibrancy of a modern city. Offering an amazing range of natural attractions, Bunbury is renowned as the dolphin capital of WA due the friendly resident Bottlenose dolphins that frolic in the waters off the coast. Getting up close and personal with these dolphins aboard a cruise is a popular tourist attraction.