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regional guide INDEX
You’ll find food and wine in abundance in the Swan Valley and the town of
Guildford. But there’s more to the area than award-winning wineries – it’s also
filled with galleries, amusement parks, picnic zones and historic sites.
PERTH AND ROCKINGHAM
An intimate look at what Perth city has to offer including parks, cultural
attractions, cafes and shops and a sneak peek at the beaches, nature
attractions, picnic spots and more in Rockingham, just south of Perth.
AVON VALLEY AND PERTH HILLS
Go ballooning in the Avon Valley where you’ll also find heritage architecture
and charming accommodation. In the Perth Hills, visit wineries, galleries and
beautiful nature reserves for a picnic or a swim.
CORAL COAST AND PILBARA
Pristine beaches and the world-famous Ningaloo Reef are the drawcards of
the Coral Coast. The P ilbara offers everything from fishing and diving to
magnificent gorges and cool rock pools.
THE KIMBERLEY AND BROOME
Visit the Kimberley to see the breathtaking Bungle Bungle Range, the
Dampier Peninsula, a coastal landscape dotted with Indigenous communities,
and the laid-back tropical town of Broome.
MANDURAH AND PEEL
Famous for its fishing, crabbing, water sports and family amusements, these
days Mandurah also has excellent restaurants and a thriving cultural scene. The
Peel region offers the chance to get into nature for bird and animal-spotting.
BUNBURY AND GEOGRAPHE
WA’s third-largest city, Bunbury now offers an up-market waterfront precinct
and award-winning restaurants. And the Geographe region has everything
from the glories of nature to world-class food and wine.
BLACKWOOD RIVER VALLEY
Lush pastures, winding valleys, the meandering Blackwood River, cool
swimming spots and pretty walking trails are highlights. Get a taste of history
in heritage-listed Bridgetown as well as a taste of the top-notch local wines.
With its magnificent tall trees and cycling and walking trails this is the place
to enjoy nature. Activities include canoeing, fishing, driving across one of the
world’s largest inland dune systems, cherry-picking and truffle-hunting.
Perfect white beaches for swimming and kite-surfing, granite-strewn bays,
dazzling turquoise water, diverse marine and bird life and islands everywhere.
Esperance and its surrounds offers blissful relaxation at a slow pace.
There’s a huge diversity of landscapes, including pristine beaches and rugged
ranges, to explore. Enjoy surfing, diving, bushwalking, first-class wineries and
restaurants, majestic national parks, and activities for adults and kids alike.
Explore cool caves and swim at world-famous beaches before visiting the
new cellar doors and day spas that keep springing up. Look around and you’ll
find fabulous wines, gourmet food, clever artisans and coastal walk trails, too.
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