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.
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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.
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.
Continue reading Mount Augustus – how to visit the biggest rock in the world
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
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
Perth is famously known as the world’s most remote city. So, you’d be forgiven for thinking that getting anywhere means a long drive in a car.
Whilst long car trips are something us West Aussies take in our stride; the good news is that you can go on amazing day trips from Perth without spending too much time getting there.
Continue reading 8 easy day trips close to Perth
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
When I go camping I love things that are compact, cleverly thought out, portable and most importantly the knowledge that I haven’t forgotten anything.
That’s exactly what Grab me Gears camp kitchen is all about. Continue reading Grab me Gear- A camp kitchen in a bag
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