"Western Australia offers diverse and remarkable scenery from top to
This enormous state spanning the west of the country is blessed with a plethora of magnificent landscapes to guarantee a memorable sightseeing experience.
Popular WA Destinations
The Kimberley Region in WA’s north boasts beautiful beaches around Broome and Cape Leveque, striking gorges and stunning waterfalls along the Gibb River Road and fabulous fishing and four-wheel driving throughout. The outback tracks in the Kimberley find some of the most impressive scenery remote Australia has to offer.
The sandstone beehive domes of the Bungle Bungles are an impressive sight. The unique black and orange striped formations are just magnificent and awe inspiring. Purnululu National Park offers breathtaking walks between the domes where their beauty can truly be appreciated up close.
Karijini National Park is a gem in the centre of Pilbara mining country. The park features spectacular gorges carved in red rock, creeks, falls, and refreshing swimming holes. Karijini is an oasis in remote Western Australia’s iron ore region.
The central coast from Exmouth through Cape Range National Park to Coral Bayand Denham, is just gorgeous. There is some stunning coastline along here with calm bays, crystal clear waters, colourful reef and fabulous marine life.
Kalbarri, with its striking rugged coastline, crisp white beaches and national park surrounding the Murchison River is a scenic delight. There are many spectacular points of interest along the coast and the picture perfect Nature’s Window in the park.
Nambung National Park, near Cervantes, is the home of The Pinnacles. These unique limestone rock formations are scattered all over their own desert setting of golden sand. A 4km driving circuit winds through the desert amongst the spectacular pillars of all shapes and sizes.
Hyden is part of Western Australia's Golden Outback and is home to the enormous granite Wave Rock. This extraordinary natural wonder spans 110 metres and towers over the surrounding bushland at 15 metres high. It is an impressive sight.
In the far south of the state is the Margaret River wine region. Famous for its huge selection of outstanding wineries, breweries and restaurants and not to mention the world-class surf, “Margs” is one of WA’s top tourist destinations.
On the south coast is Esperance, known for its stark white magnificent beaches voted as the country’s best. Boasting some of the whitest sand in Australia, breathtaking views and a 38km loop drive exploring the magic coastline Esperance is simply stunning.
Cape Le Grand National Park is just a 22km drive along the beach from Wylie Bay in Esperance. The coastline here is pristine and simply breathtaking. Crisp pure white sand, sparkling ocean and scenic headlands create the picture perfect setting. Lucky Bay is also up there with Australia’s best beaches.
Western Australia really does have a bit of everything. The amazing coastline changes constantly, the outback is some of the best in the country, the national parks are unique and superb, and the beaches…well some are voted best in Australia and there is a whole western coastline to explore and enjoy.
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For a different perspective on WA, written by another born and bred West Australian, visit the Western Australia Travellers Guide and Bronwyn will share her travel experiences with you.