Western Australia Travel Guide

Browse 241 travel reviews, 328 travel blogs and 12,394 travel photos from real travelers to Western Australia.

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Western Australia is the largest State in Australia, it's capital City is Perth located in the South West Corner, a large proportion of it's land mass is uninhabitable making the population only 2,105,800.

Western Australia offers amazing wild flowers, great beaches, fantastic surfing, fishing and hiking trails.

If you’re the type of person who likes a lot of adventure, and doesn’t mind roughing it, then the Bibbulmun track might be the thing for you.

The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world's great long distance walk trails, stretching nearly 1000kms from Kalamunda (Perth Hills) to Albany (South Coast) through the heart of the scenic South West of Western Australia


Perth #1 most popular location
As Western Australia’s only major city, Perth has a culture all of its own. Once thought of as a slightly dull alternative to Australia’s more lively eastern seaboard, Perth’s recently …
2,365travelers 152reviews 90blogs
Margaret River #2 most popular location
Margaret River is known on the international scene for two reasons. The first is most likely for it's surf; it's home to the Margaret River Pro. The second is the growing reputation for the w…
28travelers 6reviews 18blogs
Broome #3 most popular location
Broome, located in the far North of Western Australia is an extremely popular tourist destination. It's a small town of around 15,000 which doubles in the tourist season. It's prime industrie…
76travelers 3reviews 20blogs
Albany #4 most popular location
Albany is also the oldest continuous European settlement in Western Australia, and was founded in 1826, three years before the state capital of Perth. The King George Sound settlement was a h…
28travelers 6reviews 8blogs
Fremantle #5 most popular location
Fremantle used to be your typical port town but has undergone a bit of a facelift in recent years. There are a number of historical sites (Roundhouse, Prison, Markets, etc) and a few muse…
47travelers 14reviews 13blogs
Busselton #6 most popular location
230km from Perth, the seaside town of Busselton can be attacked whole-heartedly for a day-trip.. but why bother? Stay overnight on your way further south and see what's on offer. There are…
21travelers 7reviews 4blogs
Kalbarri #7 most popular location
Kalbarri is a coastal town in Western Australia situated on the Murchison River about 600km north of Perth. It is surrounded by the Kalbarri National Park with great hiking tracks and fantast…
3travelers 3reviews 13blogs
Bunbury #8 most popular location
Bunbury is a quaint coastal city 2 hours south of Perth and about and hour north of Margaret River. There's plenty of shopping, cafes, restaurants and the best aspect, the beach and harbour. …
46travelers 4reviews 12blogs
Yallingup #9 most popular location
Yallingup is very small coastal country touwn, located 266km south of the Western Australian capital of Perth. It is renowned for a few things, the main one being that it is one of the prime …
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Cervantes #10 most popular location
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Exmouth #11 most popular location
Exmouth is one of the most idyllic, paradise locations in Western Australia. Situated on the most North westerly corner of the state, it enjoys a fantastic location, well suited as an oasis p…
18travelers 3reviews 19blogs
Kununurra #12 most popular location
Kununurra is a town in far northern Western Australia located at the eastern side of the Kimberley Region approximately 37 kilometres (23 mi) from the Northern Territory. With 3,748 inhabitan…
12travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Geraldton #13 most popular location
Geraldton may not be listed on all of the tourist maps – but it really is a good place to be. With its Mediterranean weather, and its pristine beaches, it’s not surprising that Geraldton …
25travelers 2reviews 4blogs
Mandurah #14 most popular location
Mandurah is a beautiful beach setting that is now easily accessible thanks to the new Perth to Mandurah train line and completed this year the perth to bumbry highway which is very convinent.…
31travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Kalgoorlie-Boulder #15 most popular location
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Gladstone #16 most popular location
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Denmark #17 most popular location
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Pemberton #18 most popular location
Pemberton is a small town in the south west corner of Western Australia and has a population of 800 people. It's a great place stop off at to see the karri tree, the largest tree in Weste…
1travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Monkey Mia #19 most popular location
Monkey Mia is a hot tourist destination, located approx 800 km north of Perth and right on the coast and is made partically famous for it's bottlenose dolphins.
2travelers 1reviews 16blogs
Esperance #20 most popular location
Attractive beaches,surfing, scuba diving, and swimming are all on offer in this southern town, Also nearby are a number of salt lakes, including the Pink Lake and a selection of national par…
12travelers 8blogs
Denham #21 most popular location
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Cowaramup #22 most popular location
Port Hedland #23 most popular location
Port Hedland is located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia and is used for shipping out iron ore from surrounding mines. It's either warm or very hot here and as it's the largest …
18travelers 6blogs
Dunsborough #24 most popular location
Situated on the Naturaliste Headland, south of Busselton and North of Margaret River, Dunsborough is the perfect holiday town. It manages to mix the charm of local produce, fresh from surroun…
10travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Augusta #25 most popular location
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Walpole #26 most popular location
Walpole is South of Perth and is the home of the 'valley of the giants'.
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Carnarvon #27 most popular location
Carnarvon is a rather small coastal town, situated approximately 900 kilometres north of Perth. Shark Bay is the closest tourist destinatoin, which lies south of the town. There isn't much in…
8travelers 1reviews 4blogs
York #28 most popular location
York on the Avon river was founded in 1831 and claims to be the first inland settlement in Western Australia. It is located about an hour east of Perth in the valley of the river Avon, within…
Fitzroy Crossing #29 most popular location
Fitzroy Crossing is a small town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, 400 km east of Broome and 300 km west of Halls Creek. It is approximately 2,524 km from the state capital of Per…
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Swan Valley #30 most popular location
he Swan Valley, just 20 minutes east of Perth, makes for a great day trip or weekend getaway. This relaxed region is where you'll find rolling vines, meandering waterways and lush natural…
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Hyden #31 most popular location
Pinjarra #32 most popular location
Pinjarra is a lovely little country town on the banks of the murrey river about 1 hour south of perth and 15 minutes from mandurah. now with the new highway its easyly found with a car. i…
2travelers 1reviews 5blogs
Lancelin #33 most popular location
Located a short drive north of Perth. It's a great getaway destination for locals aswell as international tourists, it offers great fishing spots and Sandboarding aswell as 4wd driving on …
3travelers 1reviews
Halls Creek #34 most popular location
Halls Creek is a small town situated in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. It is located between the towns of Fitzroy Crossing and Warmun (Turkey Creek) on the Great Northern Hig…
1travelers 1blogs
Norseman #35 most popular location
The town of Norseman is situated, so it seems, in the middle of nowhere, but this is where the highway to the Goldfields meets the Highway No. 1 into the Nullarbor plain and south to Esperanc…
Manjimup #36 most popular location
Manjimup is a country town located 307 km south of Perth, in the south west corner of Western Australia. The town name comes from the local Aboriginal words "Manjin" (a broad-leafed edible re…
2travelers 1reviews
Yanchep #37 most popular location
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Cottesloe #38 most popular location
Cottesloe Beach is one of the best in Australia. With its white sand, blue water, and many restaurants and delis, for the budget and wealthy, it’s not surprising that thousands of people fl…
1travelers 1blogs
Scarborough #39 most popular location
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Dwellingup #40 most popular location
dwellingup is a nice little country town about an hour and a half south of perth. surrounded by beutiful jarrah forest its the perfect place for camping or just a day trip to go hiking and bu…
Kalgoorlie #41 most popular location
Kalgoorlie-Boulder was founded on gold.. it continues on gold. 600km from Perth, it's not exactly a day trip. Easily accessibly by plane or train, or for the adventurous.. a seriously boring …
20travelers 6blogs
Bridgetown #42 most popular location
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Leonora #43 most popular location
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Northam #44 most popular location
Northam is a beuatiful and bustling country town about 2 hours from perth in the great australian wheat belt. it has most things you need and lots of friendly locals. there is also the big…
1travelers 2blogs
Roleystone #45 most popular location
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Eucla #46 most popular location
Wyndham #47 most popular location
Nornalup #48 most popular location
Toodyay #49 most popular location
Turkey Creek #50 most popular location