Western Australia

Destinations

Destination wrap: Tok Tok wraps-up, Destination DC activation, WA’s wildflowers bloom + MORE

This week’s destination wrap is equal parts overseas and local, so we’re dubbing it a Maxibon-style read.

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Rottnest Island: Home of the cutest animal on the planet

Rottnest Island is one of WA’s most sought-after destinations, largely in part to one small, furry and very friendly marsupial.

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10 reasons why WA’s South West is a nature lover’s paradise

Hoping to please some nature-loving clients? Here are 10 must-dos for those visiting WA’s South West.

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Margaret River: More than just a world-class wine region

Home to some fantastic breweries and distilleries, WA’s Margaret River region has a lot more going for it than just wine.

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Why Perth is the perfect destination for sports-mad travellers

Like a neon halo rising out of the Swan River, Perth’s Optus Stadium is changing the face of Australian sporting experiences forever.

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The splendour of the Swan Valley

With all the charm of a rural farm region and just 25 minutes’ drive from Perth’s CBD, it’s not hard to see why travellers are flocking to the Swan Valley.

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Rediscovering the jewel of the west

Tucked away from the rest of Australia, Perth has developed its own fresh and distinctive feel. Here’s why your clients should experience this uniquely vibrant city.

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Tourism WA scraps George Calombaris from new campaign amid underpayment scandal

by Huntley Mitchell

The situation for the embattled celebrity chef and MasterChef judge has gone from bad to worse, with Tourism WA dumping him from its latest campaign.

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Tourism WA partners with MasterChef Australia to showcase the best of the west

Our editor has been wearing a cravat to work every day this week, such is his affection for MasterChef judge Matt Preston.

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Perth’s most Instaworthy building to get huge city council handout

Rather than send tourists home with a bladder infection, Perth’s council has adopted the onus of ‘go green or go home’ and decided to build a schmick new solar-powered lavatory to meet an influx in tourists.

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Tourism Australia forced to fix new ad campaign after embarrassing mistake

by Huntley Mitchell

Eagle-eyed viewers have spotted a gaffe in this Tourism Australia ad. And trust us, you’d have needed eagle eyes, too.

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The wild, wild west: Here’s why you need to visit WA

by Tara Harrison

No, it’s not just because the state is home to quokkas, who have the world’s most ADORABLE smiles. Their beaches go alright too.

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