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Perth is the best city in Oz. It's so laid back, with loads of decent beaches, pubs, clubs, and decent weather.
Bunbury is an amazing city with excellent opportunites to see beautiful dolphins right before your eyes.
Albany has five National Parks and two Natural Reserves next door. It has a combination of squeaky white, deserted beaches with the bluest water, wild rocky coastlines with massive waves, and whale spotting in winter. Additionally, the oldest mountain range in the world at the Stirling Ranges and Porongurups is set …
I stayed in Esperance for five weeks in 2000 and loved it -- the wonderful beaches and amazing colour of the sea, the hospitality of the residents, The Cape Le Grand area, lucky beach, twilight cove, and salmon leap. I hired a bike several times and had some great rides on the boardwalk/beach. They have very friendly …
Fremantle is a breath of fresh air. It has a quirky vibe, anything goes! Beautiful climate, beaches, historic buildings... Here's my TOP 10 to-do's for Freo: (in no order) 1. Fremantle Markets, get a beer at the market bar and listen to the buskers. 2. Definitely do the night-time Prison tour, its excellent. 3. …
Seriously, don't miss Broome, cancel everything else and go there. It's far better than anywhere on the east coast or west. It rules! I stayed there for a month out of four that I had to do Australia, wish I'd stayed longer!
I've been in Kalbarri for 5 days and i found hard to leave: it's a very pretty and quiet place. If you go there, don't miss a tour of the area: it's beautiful!
Coral Bay is the most beautiful place I've ever been. I recommend the coral veiwing and snorkelling tour. And go and walk with the sharks at the south point of the bay, it's a great experience.
The two bakeries in town both claim to be "The Original Lancelin Bakery." My money goes to the one near the park as it has a shadehouse eatery which is nice to sit in and look at your maps while chowing down. Here's my big tip: buy a big round wholemeal roll (better for you) and stick your pie in it :-) with sauce. …
Kalgoorlie is a place you'll either love or hate. I loved it. It was my home for only 3 months but will always be a part of me.
The biggest attraction to Shark Bay is the area of Monkey Mia, which is known for its friendly dophins. Denham is also in Shark Bay and it's the nearest town to Monkey Mia (at about 25 Km away).
Pemberton is a great town, plenty to do.
Exmouth is AmAzInG. The Ningaloo Reef is located in The Cape Range National Park far far far away from town, but the good news is that The Ningaloo Reef Retreat does a shuttle bus there. I don't want to tell you my favourite spot as I share it with the likes of my middle brother and my best mate, but here's some food …
I have visited Denmark and I have to say that it is one of the most beautiful places in the world! Nature is stunning and the inhabitants are great!
We spent a great month in Augusta a couple of years ago (as part of a 3 month journey around SW Australia). We started in a caravan (which was great), and we migrated to a rented a house from an estate agency and extended our visit for another three weeks. We were most impressed by the friendly and welcoming attitude …
Kalbarri, located at the heart of the Kalbarri National Park in the North of Western Australia, situated on the Murchison River, and next to the Gantheaume Bay. Kalbarri is an ideal place for surfing, bushwalking, bird watching, horse riding, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing; its white, empty, sandy beaches, natural …
Perth is the capital of Western Australia and is home to the majority of Western Australia's population. A Perth hostel is not hard to find -- in fact, many can be seen from the major busport/ train station. Perth has a few big street malls which are fun to visit. Internet access, grocery stores, and ATMs are all …
Broome first boomed into prosperity in 1861 when it was discovered that its shores were brimming with Pinctada Maxima oysters, the world's largest pearl shell. At its height, just before World War I, Broome supplied 80% of the world's pearl shell and the influence of this industry is still evident all over the town. …
Augusta is a small coastal town located in the South West of Western Australia, not too far from the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and the wine region of Margaret River. Though only a small town, Augusta still has a wide selection of activities, restaurants, cafes, shops, supermarkets, and bars. There are many …
Pemberton is a popular tourist destination for local Western Australians as well as international visitors. The town is situated about a four-hour drive south of Perth. Pemberton is famous for its Karri old growth forests, waterfalls, rivers, and lakes. There are plenty of options for bush walking, mountain biking, …