Be wowed by Western Australia
Fly into Australia’s sunniest capital city, Perth, to a welcome as warm as the weather. With immaculate beaches, beautiful sunsets, surf and seafood, it’s great to be outdoors. Get closer to nature, swim with gentle whale sharks and smile with friendly quokkas. Taste your way through world-class food and wines and see spectacular sights you won’t see anywhere else in the world – only in Western Australia.
Good to know
Getting there: It’s closer than you think – fly direct from London Heathrow to Perth in just under 17 hours and get your Australian adventure off to a Perth-fect start! Or add on Perth to a trip to Singapore or Indonesia – its less than a five hour hop from either.
Climate: With sunny summer days and mild winters, it’s perfect to visit year round
Local currency: Australian Dollar (AUD)
GMT: +7 hours
Discover amazing experiences and memorable landscapes in Western Australia. As one of the largest states in the world, covering a third of the country, Western Australia has a diverse climate, history, flora and fauna. From biodiversity hotspots and abundant reefs to sub-tropical wilderness. Take a look at our pick of unmissable places to see.
• Rottnest Island
• Purnululu National Park
• The Pinnacles
• Wave Rock
Voted the world’s most beautiful stadium of 2019, this 60,000 seater world-class venue hosts major sporting and entertainment events from international musicians, global sporting teams and Australian Rules football (AFL). Made to excite every sense – taste buds included! Go beyond the mid-match meat pie – hop over to The Camfield for great food, locally sourced, and, their very own microbrewery! Its pub grub gone gourmet! We recommend the wood-fired pizzas and lip smacking steaks!
Sun, sand and sea
Sunshine, turquoise sea and powder soft beaches – wherever you are, it’s always summer somewhere in Western Australia. With a coastline of 12,500km, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Find your perfect spot on one Perth’s 19 superb beaches, ideal for swimming, surfing, sunsets, or simply doing nothing.
• Gentle whale sharks
• A pink lake!
Food & wine
Experience sensational food and drink in Western Australia. Being such a biologically diverse region makes for the sweetest of seafood and produces the freshest flavours alongside world-class wines. Uncover hidden gems at a food trail and sample something special. Taste wines with a difference over nine excellent wine regions including Margaret River and Swan Valley. Catch up with friends in a chic rooftop bar, bustling brewery or beachfront bar. Whatever your tastes, Western Australia will not disappoint.
• Margaret River
• Swan Valley