Visit Yalgorup National Park, WA: Camping, Walks & Christmas Spiders!

Visit Yalgorup National Park, WA: Camping, Walks & Christmas Spiders!

Head south from Perth down the Kwinana Freeway (could they not decide whether to name the road after a kiwi or a banana?), continue for about half an hour past Mandurah, and you’ll come to the coastal area of Yalgorup National Park. Known for its elongated...
Penguin Island: Perth Trip to Stunning Shoalwater Islands Marine Park

Penguin Island: Perth Trip to Stunning Shoalwater Islands Marine Park

If you’re looking for a fun day trip from Perth, Penguin Island is a pristine, rugged wilderness lying just 700m off the coast of Rockingham, a 45-minute drive south of the city. With beautiful beaches, a colony of 1,200 little penguins and a large population of...
Guide to Rottnest Island: Quokkas & Camping near Perth

Guide to Rottnest Island: Quokkas & Camping near Perth

If you’ve heard of Rottnest Island, you’ve no doubt heard of the quokka! This cute little type of wallaby is native to the island, and with an estimated 10,000-12,000 of them living on Rottnest, you’re guaranteed to spot one (or fifty)! But...
Places to Visit in Fremantle: A Great Day Trip from Perth

Places to Visit in Fremantle: A Great Day Trip from Perth

A port city 30 minutes from Perth, Fremantle, or Freo to the locals, is a buzzing hub of activity with buskers, art galleries, cafes, pubs and an eclectic range of shops. The historic city centre is the perfect size to explore on foot, and there are numerous beaches,...