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Mount Augustus – how to visit the biggest rock in the world

Mount Augustus

Who knew that Australia’s biggest rock is not in fact Uluru? Instead, it is Western Australia that lays claim to having the largest rock in the world.

Mount Augustus or Burringurrah as its known to the local Wajarri people rises 700m out from the surrounding plains and covers almost 5,000 hectares. The rock is 8km long, 5km wide and roughly twice as big as Uluru.
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Tips for a stress-free pet-friendly holiday

Tips for a stress free pet friendly holiday

If your pet is a much-loved family member, the last thing you want is to go on holiday without them.

Your furry family member can be a great travelling companion, especially if you’re headed to one of many pet-friendly caravan parks or camping spots in WA.

If it’s your first time travelling with pets, follow these tips for a trouble-free trip. Continue reading Tips for a stress-free pet-friendly holiday

Camping among the Gum Trees at Emu Creek Station

Emu Creek Station

Emu Creek Station is a historic cattle station located in the Upper Gascoyne Region. The station is a short drive on a dirt track off the Northwest Coastal Highway and roughly 2.5 hours northwest of the Minilya Roadhouse if travelling north. For us, Emu Creek provided an ideal transit stop on our way from Mount Augustus to Exmouth. Continue reading Camping among the Gum Trees at Emu Creek Station

Driving tips when travelling in Western Australia

Driving tips when travelling in Western Australia
Image: WA Experts

Are you planning a road trip across Western Australia?

Maybe you’re hoping to take the kids to a caravan park in WA’s south-west during the school holidays. Or maybe you want to get away on a quick weekend retreat. No matter the occasion, it’s always important to adequately prepare for your trip and follow the local WA road rules. Continue reading Driving tips when travelling in Western Australia

Keeping the kids entertained: WA’s South West caravan parks ideal for families

Keeping the kids entertained

Western Australia’s south-west coast is one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in Australia. Well known for a range tourist attractions, local delicacies and events all year round, it’s a popular family getaway during the school holidays.

If you’re looking for some of the best family caravan parks in the region, with space for a large van, utilities and plenty of budget-friendly activities to keep the kids entertained, here’s five must-visit caravan parks you’ll be glad you found. Continue reading Keeping the kids entertained: WA’s South West caravan parks ideal for families

Emergency services numbers you may need when travelling around Perth and Western Australia

Emergency services numbers you many need when travelling around Perth and Western Australia

While most holidays travelling across Perth and Western Australia will go off without a hitch, situations may occur that are completely unexpected and out of your control, bringing your trip to an unwanted halt. That’s why it’s important to keep a list of local contacts for quick access to relevant services in case of an emergency. Continue reading Emergency services numbers you may need when travelling around Perth and Western Australia