Western Australia Guides

If you prefer the path less travelled, Western Australia could be the ideal destination for your next adventure.

I spent five weeks camping from Perth to Adelaide and was blown away by WA’s enormous, isolated beaches, vast, lunar-like sand dunes and ancient, majestic forests.

Browse through the guides below to get inspired and start planning a WA trip of your own!

1. Perth

You’ll find plenty of fun things to do in Perth, even though it’s known as a quiet city. Plus, it has more days of sunshine per year than any other major city in Australia!

I spent five months living in Perth before setting off on my road trip and loved the beaches, parks and pretty riverside area. Find out the best activities in Perth in my guides below.

2. Trips from Perth

Make the most of your time in Perth by heading out and exploring the nearby regions of Western Australia! Check out my favourite day trip destinations and Perth weekend getaways below!

3. Geographe Bay & Margaret River

One of the most well-known and easily accessible regions to visit near Perth is southwest WA. From the wineries and famous surf beaches of Margaret River to the sting rays and jetty ruins at Hamelin Bay, you’ll find something to whet your appetite in my blog posts below.

4. Southern Forests of WA

If ancient, enchanting forests with some of the tallest tree species in the world sounds appealing, the Southern Forests of WA won’t disappoint. The region is also home to the most impressive and sprawling sand dune systems I’ve ever seen.

5. South Coast WA

South Coast WA has a variety of scenery and attractions that should satisfy every traveller on your road trip. From the aquamarine water and dazzling white sand in Esperance to the roaring waves and towering cliffs in Albany’s national park, there’s plenty to take in along South Coast Western Australia.

Things to Do in Esperance WA (Even in the Rain!)

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6. Nullarbor Plain

If you’re planning a Perth to Adelaide road trip like I did, use my Nullarbor Plain itinerary and guide to help plan your journey. Enjoy your trip!

Thinking of crossing the Nullarbor Plain, Australia? This useful Nullarbor driving itinerary will help you plan your trip from Ceduna to Norseman, and includes fuel stops, roadhouses, distances, attractions, accommodation and free camping sites.

The Ultimate Guide to Crossing the Nullarbor Plain