Kooljaman at Cape Leveque , Western Australia © Dan Paris
Swim with the ocean’s gentle giants, savour some of Australia’s best wines and marvel at larger-than-life landscapes in Western Australia.
Western Australia is incredibly vast and diverse; as the largest state, it covers nearly one-third of the country. From baffling rock formations and ancient Aboriginal sites to sweeping green vineyards of world-class wineries and unbelievably clear ocean waters, Western Australia is the land of endless exploration.
Top things to do
- Swim with whale sharks on Ningaloo Reef
- Visit Rottnest Island and snap a selfie with a quokka
- Relax with a glass of wine in Margaret River
Getting to Western Australia
There are flights from most capital cities to Perth.
From Perth, you can fly to regional airports including Broome (the main hub for the Kimberley) and Learmonth (for Ningaloo Reef). After you arrive, hire a car to venture further afield. Western Australia is what road trip dreams are made of; explore the state on the Gibb River Road or South West Edge road trip.