Stories: Western Australia

Our World: Short But Sweet: Top ideas for brief breaks in WA

Gemma Nisbet

Take advantage of Western Australia's remarkable diversity — plus the benefits of travelling locally — for a refreshing one, two or three-night holiday. 

Travel Story: A food lover's home away from home in WA's South West

Gemma Nisbet

Understated luxury, decadent meals with local wine and and a tranquil rural setting make it all too easy to think of Cape Lodge as your private country house in the Margaret River region. 

Travel Story: A day in the life of the Swan River, in words and music

Stephen Scourfield

Join us for a special one-off performance by Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield and composer and musician Mace Francis, raising funds for the Musica Viva in School program and the National Trust of WA.

Travel Story: Bush tucker and beyond: Perth's Aboriginal tourism options expand

Melanie Coram

A Swan River cruise, walking tours and lessons in bush food are among new Noongar excursions to entertain and ignite interest in visitors to Perth.

Arrivals & Departures: Snorkel with Shark Bay's stromatolites on new helicopter tour

Gemma Nisbet

The stromatolites at Hamelin Pool in the Shark Bay World Heritage area are considered the oldest and largest living fossils on the planet.

Travel Story: Steamy romance of vintage trains a Dwellingup drawcard

Melanie Coram

Take a journey back in time with Hotham Valley rail.

Travel Story: History, street art & vintage shopping: Self-guided walk trails in Perth and Fremantle

Gemma Nisbet

Whether you're looking to see a familiar place with new eyes or want some direction when exploring a new destination, self-guided walking tours can be a fantastic — and thrifty — way to see a city.

Travel Story: Woylies, woodlands and a local mystery in WA's Wheatbelt

Lee Tate

A road trip through Western Australia's agricultural heartland provides a chance to spot wildlife and learn about some intriguing local history. 

Arrivals & Departures: How to see the South West from above this summer

Gemma Nisbet

Get a new perspective by seeing the South West from the air, with options including scenic seaplane and helicopter adventures.

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