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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 the best things to do in Fremantle.
The wildflowers of Western Australia are one of the most spectacular flower displays in the world. Between July and October, many parts of the state become blankets of colour with everything from tiny crimson myrtles, dainty smokebush, fiery mountain bells and over 150 varieties of orchids coming into bloom.
Over the years I’ve travelled around Western Australia in many different ways. I’ve gone backpacker style on the hop on, hop off bus, I’ve done crappy car with equally crappy tent , and driven around in that notorious campervan plastered with obscenities.
While my road trip setup has become more sophisticated over the years, I can honestly say, if you’re after a driving holiday in Western Australia, nothing will beat a 4WD campervan hire in Perth with WA Experts.
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→
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. Continue reading A love note to our favourite Perth beaches→