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What you need to know about skydiving on Rottnest Island

Get ready to take the plunge over WA’s favourite holiday island

Rottnest Island is Perth’s perfect little island getaway. And what could make an island holiday more exciting than a tandem skydive?

Thanks to Skydive Geronimo, skydiving on Rottnest Island is a thing. And as Western Australia’s only island skydive, the experience is a little bit special.

Tandem skydiving is one of Australia’s top adventure activities for people who want to do something extraordinary – and an island jump is pretty epic. Continue reading What you need to know about skydiving on Rottnest Island

Explore Western Australia with WA Experts

Customised 4WD Rental with WA Experts

WA Experts is a small business dedicated to campervan hire in Western Australia. WA Experts are specialised in renting out 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser Troop Carriers ‘Troopies’. As you’ll find out here, owner Iwan Boskamp doesn’t just rent out his troopies, he dishes out some pretty good travel tips and advice too. This of course,  is all part of the customised service with WA Experts.  Continue reading Explore Western Australia with WA Experts

Cycling around the Swan River

Cycling Swan River
Cycling around Perth’s iconic Swan River is something everyone should do at least once. You don’t need to be Cadel Evans to cycle around the Swan. You can go fast, take it slow, take the kids or go it alone. No matter how you do it, it’s something everyone can do and it’s the best way to see the sights. Lycra’s optional, a map’s essential.

It’s about 50km to do the whole Swan River circuit. If that sounds like a lot, it’s mostly flat and unlike the Tour de France there are no mountains to conquer. You can shorten the route by using the Narrows Bridge and omit going along the South Perth foreshore and Heirisson Island. Similarly, you can extend the ride by including the Canning River and cycling along the Mt Pleasant foreshore. Adding Kings Park to the ride is also an option. Continue reading Cycling around the Swan River

Five Reasons to Jump Out of a Plane in WA

Southern Skydivers View
Tandem skydiving – jumping out of a plane while you’re attached to another person – is a once in a lifetime way to see Western Australia. If you are not sure if it’s a great way to spend the day, keep reading, because we’re sure you won’t be able to say no to these adventures!
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