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10 Great Things to do in Fremantle locals will love too

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Updated June 2018

I always think of Fremantle as the beating pulse of Perth. It’s where the old meets new, 19th century buildings, clash with funky new cafes and the maritime feel is embedded throughout the whole port town.

No matter whether you’re a local or a first-time visitor, here’s my list of great things to do in Fremantle.

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Mount Augustus – 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. It’s 8km long and 5km wide and roughly twice as big as Uluru – but who’s comparing?
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Camping among the Gum Trees at Emu Creek Station

Emu Creek Station

Emu Creek Station is a historic cattle station located in the Pilbara 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

A love note to our favourite Perth beaches

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Life really is a beach when you live in Perth. It’s a rare day that I don’t feel the sand beneath my feet and even now, I’m still in awe of the huge diversity of Perth’s beaches.

Luckily for me, Miss Six seems to have inherited my salty feet and together we’ve done a lot of beaching over the summer.  This is our love note to the beautiful stretch of coastline that we call home  and a round-up of our favourite Perth beaches.
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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

Eat your way around the world at the South Beach sunset markets

South Beach Sunset Markets

There’s much to love about Summer in Perth. For me though, summer isn’t complete without the South Beach sunset markets.

Held on the beautiful lawn at South Beach in Fremantle, the sunset markets are the perfect way to spend a chilled out evening, relaxing next to the ocean and sampling the wide range of international food on offer. Continue reading Eat your way around the world at the South Beach sunset markets