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.
It’s that time of year again. Spring is in the air and Western Australia is alive with a spectacular display of wildflowers. The season for flower lovers has hit, and Perth and surrounding areas are covered with more than 12,000 species for your eyes and nose to soak up. Continue reading Top spots for flower lovers in Western Australia
If anyone asks me where to take overseas visitors in Perth, I say John Forrest National Park.
Not only is this the best place in Perth, if not the state, to get up close and personal with our favourite wildlife, the kangaroos, it also provides the perfect bush escape.
Established in 1900, after the state’s first premier, John Forrest National Park is West Australia’s oldest national park and remains one of Perth’s favourite day trip destinations.
Set among Jarrah and Marri Trees, most of the park remains in its natural state and is a top spot for walks and picnics. Continue reading Perth’s favourite outing – John Forrest National Park