Things to do in the West

Things to do in the West


With a total land area of 2.6 million square kilometres, Western Australia dishes up no shortage of dramatic landscapes, unforgettable natural experiences and fun for all types of travellers.

From vast wilderness to sweeping plains, culture, cuisine and waterways teeming with wildlife, this is the ultimate bucket list to kick start your journey and experience all that the West has to offer.

1. Check out the otherworldly scenes at The Pinnacles in Cervantes, where thousands of limestone peaks rise out of the yellow sand.

01. The Pinnacles

2. Snorkel alongside Whale Sharks, the biggest fish in the ocean in the breathtaking Ningaloo Reef.

02. Ningaloo reef Western Australia

3. Wet a line in Mandurah, a sleepy seaside suburb met by the iconic Murray River and famous for its fishing.

03. Old Mandurah Bridge

4. Tour through a Winery… or 10 in the world renowned Margaret River region and uncover some of the best drops on offer.

04. Murray River

5. Take a ferry to Rottnest Island, cycle around and snap a selfie with a Quokka.

05. Rottnest Island, Western Australia

6. See the Dolphins of Monkey Mia in their natural habitat as they pay their daily visit to the shoreline.

06. Monkey Mia Beach

7. Drink at craft beer breweries, indulge in local produce and enjoy toe tapping tunes in the lively capital Perth.

07. Perth

8. Experience the breathtaking coastline in Albany and visit The Gap and Blowholes.

08. Landscape around the Gap a stone formation in Torndirrup National Park Albany Western Australia

9. Feast your eyes on the West’s sea of wildflowers in the Avon Valley from the skies above in a hot air balloon.

09. Avon Ridge in the Avon Valley National Park, View of Perth Hills, Western Australia

10. Take a long stroll along Broome’s foreshore atop a camel.

10. Broome beach Camel tour

11. Visit Kalgoorlie’s super pit, Australia’s largest open cut gold mine in the Goldfields.

11. Super Pit Kalgoorlie Western Australia

12. Kayak through Kununurra’s Emma Gorge and uncover towering falls and pristine natural pools.

12. Emma Gorge


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