Pemberton, around 335 kilometres south of Perth, is a quiet, picturesque valley surrounded by Karri forests. Pemberton is in the Shire of Manjimup
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The Kimberley Region, home to just 25 000 people, is one of the last unspoiled regions of Australian landscape, with a rugged outback and beautiful coastline. Known by some as ‘The Last Frontier’, it is renowned for Aboriginal rock art that is still visible. The Kimberley region includes Broome, Kununurra, Derby, Halls Creek, Wyndham and Fitzroy Crossing.
Albany, on King George Sound, on the south coast of Western Australia, is 420km south of Perth. The Noongar Aboriginal people of the Mineng group lived by Albany’s sheltered waters for thousands of years before Albany became the first established European settlement in Western Australia.
Albany has a long fishing and whaling history.
Broome, WA Broome, on the North West coast of Western Australia, was founded as a pearling port over a century ago. The pearling industry still remains an active part of Broome. Broome is in WA’s far north, a two and a half hour flight from Perth.
The City of Bunbury is on a peninsular bounded by the Indian Ocean, Koombana Bay and Leschenault Inlet. It is a port city with beaches and a working harbour, 175km south of Perth, in Western Australia’s South West Region. Bunbury was settled in 1829.
Busselton is approx. 220kms south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay and the Vasse River, in both the Margaret River Wine Region and the South West Region. Busselton lies at the heart of some of Western Australia’s most spectacular scenery.
Western Australia, Australia’s largest state, covers one-third of the Australian continent. The Western Australian coastline (12,500 kilometres or 7,813 miles) has white sandy beaches and pristine coastline – popular with tourists looking for adventure. See some of the tours and activities available here.
To the east is desert, the goldfields, and the long trek across the Nullarbor to South Australia and Adelaide. The Indian Pacific travels from Perth to Adelaide to Sydney (Indian Ocean to Pacific Ocean) and is one of the worlds longest and greatest train journeys. The journey covers 4352kms including the worlds longest straight stretch of railway track (478 kilometres) and you spend three nights aboard the great train.
Perth, capital of Western Australia has a population of approx 1.4 million people and claims to enjoy more hours of sunshine than any other capital city in Australia.
Western Australia is on Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) which is GMT plus 8 hours. See more about Australian time zones and daylight saving here.
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Esperance is a scenic town on the south-facing coast of Western Australia, 720 kilometres south-east of Perth. Historically a goldfields port, it is now the service centre for the pastoral hinterland. Wikipedia > Esperance
Fremantle, or Freo, is about 25kms south of Perth. The town is located at the mouth of the Swan River and is Western Australia’s major commercial port.
There are many historical sites in town including the Fremantle prison which was built in the 1850’s, Round House, which is thought to be Fremantle’s oldest remaining building, and the West Australian Maritime Museum at Victoria Quay.
Fremantle has a rich culture in the arts. There are many festivals held throughout the year including the Street Arts Festival, which attracts local, national, and international street performers and buskers over the Easter long weekend.
From Fremantle, Rottnest Island is a 30 minute ferry ride. The island is protected and is known for its marsupial inhabitants, quokkas. Rottnest is a popular diving area due to surrounding reefs and shipwrecks.
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Holiday parks around WA including Margaret River, Kalgoorlie and Exmouth for self-catering holidays.
Manjimup is a regional centre for the largest shire in the south west of Western Australia. It is approx. 305 km south of Perth in Western Australia’s South West Region. See Shire of Manjimup council website for local information.
Kalgoorlie, WA Kalgoorlie in the heart of the Goldfields region of Western Australia is approx 600 km east of Perth. Located on one of the most fertile goldfields of Australia, the town also produces high-quality wool.
Mandurah, WA Mandurah is 72 km south of Perth at the entrance to the Peel Inlet. The Murray, Serpentine and Harvey rivers meet here to form the Harvey Estuary and Peel Inlet.
Margaret River, WA Margaret River is a township in the Margaret River Wine Region, approximately 280 km Southwest of Perth. The town is noted for its wines and scenery, particularly its spectacular cave formations.
The Margaret River region is synonymous with world class wineries, boutique eateries, unique arts & craft galleries and pristine beaches. The region includes Augusta, Busselton, Dunsborough, Margaret River and Yallingup
The Margaret River Region is synonymous with world class wineries, boutique eateries, unique arts & craft galleries and pristine beaches. The region includes Augusta, Busselton, Dunsborough, Margaret River and Yallingup
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The Mid West Region of Western Australia includes Dongara, Kalbarri, Northampton, Geraldton, Mullewa, Morawa, Perenjori, Eneabba, Mingenew and Yalgoo
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Nannup is approximately 290 kilometres south of Perth, in the Blackwood Valley. It has beautifully lush pastures set between pine and jarrah forests.
Nannup is part of the Balingup/ Nannup/ Bridgetown tourist drive and is close to the Margaret River Wine Region
York, WA York is on the Avon River in the Heartlands Region of Western Australia, 97km from Perth. The Avon Valley is popular for hot air ballooning, skydiving and other recreational pursuits
Augusta is at the mouth of the Blackwood River in the Margaret River Wine Region
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Carnarvon, WA Carnarvon, in the Gascoyne-Pilbara Region is at the mouth of the Gascoyne River. Carnarvon is approx. 904km north of Perth. Carnarvon is often referred to as the ‘food bowl of WA’ for its seafood, banana plantations, tropical fruits, and beef and lamb industries. Carnarvon produces 70% of WA’s tropical and sub-tropical fruit and vegetables.
Exmouth, in the Gascoyne Pilbara Region, is on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia, 1,270 kilometres north of Perth. Exmouth is one of Australia’s newest towns, established in 1967. Year-round fishing makes Exmouth popular with tourists.
Denmark, WA Denmark is 50 kilometres west of Albany on the south coast of Western Australia. The Denmark township and hamlets of Nornalup, Bow Bridge and Peaceful Bay in the Walpole-Nornalup National Park are near to the Valley Of The Giants Tree Top Walk.
Denmark was home to the world’s largest barometer, The Bert Bolle Barometer. The Barometer Tower was dismantled mid February 2011. Mr and Mrs Bolle have stored all barometer parts and negotiations about a new spot for the world attraction are in an advanced phase, albeit not in Denmark.
Geraldton in Western Australia’s Mid-West Region, and is 424 kilometres north of Perth, on Champion Bay. It is a popular tourist attraction year-round, with warm summers and mild winters. Local Council: City of Geraldton-Greenough
Kalbarri, WA Kalbarri in Western Australia’s Mid-West Region, between Geraldton and Carnarvon and 591 kilometres north of Perth. This picturesque town has a year-round sunny climate, and boasts the Kalbarri National Park.
Kununurra, WA Kununurra is a major town in the Kimberley region, and home to several industries, particularly mining and agriculture. It is the main site for the most productive diamond mine in the world, the Argyle Diamond Mine, and is adjacent to the Mirima National Park and Lake Kununurra.
Metricup is in the Margaret River region, south west of Busselton in Western Australia.
Monkey Mia is a coastal township in the Gascoyne-Pilbara region.
Shark Bay World Heritage Area become Western Australia’s first world heritage listed area in 1991 and is now one of only two in WA. Around 400 dolphins, and the world’s largest population of dugong, inhabit the bay. Monkey Mia in Shark Bay is the only place in Australia where wild bottlenose dolphins visit the shore daily rather than seasonally.
The region is unique as it fits all four natural criteria for World Heritage status for its Stromatolites, enormous seagrass beds, its diverse landscapes and exceptional scenery (including Zuytdorp Cliffs, Peron Peninsula, Dirk Hartog Island, Shell Beach) and its fauna refuge habitats (26 species of mammals which are threatened with extinction, 13 threatened reptiles, 3 rare birds, 10% of the world’s dugong population and significant loggerhead turtle rookeries).
The Swan Valley region includes Guildford, Caversham, Baskerville, Middle Swan, Herne Hill, Upper Swan, Henley Brook.
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Yallingup in the Margaret River Wine Region is known for its large range of coastal activities, including whale-watching, salmon fishing, and magnificent limestone caves.
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