Tag: western australia

The Gibb River Road: Driving Tips, What to Take and Where to Camp

The Gibb River Road is one of a kind. Its 660 kilometre track traverses the wild Kimberley region of Western Australia, which is known as ‘Australia’s last frontier’, passing by some of Australia’s (and maybe the worlds’!) most spectacular waterfalls, gorges and swimming holes. The Gibb River Road feels a little…

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Broome to Darwin Drive Itinerary (via the Gibb River Road)

There’s two ways you can do the Broome to Darwin drive. One’s via the highway, which has some nice stops but is a little bit bland. Or, you can say yes to adventure, stock up the 4WD with spare tyres and a puncture repair kit, and brave the Gibb River…

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The Best Attractions in Broome, Western Australia (and complete travel guide)

Broome’s one of the best places to visit in Australia, both for a short break and an extended period of time. It’s a gorgeous town where the outback meets the sea, with a tight-knit local community but also a backpacker vibe – there are heaps of attractions in Broome that…

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Perth to Broome Drive Itinerary

Western Australia… it’s somewhere pretty special. So many travellers favour the east coast, but I’m here to prove to you that a Perth to Broome road trip should be on your Australian bucket list, without a shadow of a doubt! So once you’ve sorted your mode of transport – whether…

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Visiting Karijini National Park on a budget

Karijini National Park is a firm favourite on any Western Australia road trip itinerary. Full of delightful gorges, mesmerising trails and enchanting pools, Karijini will leave you mind-blown. Through all of my travels, Karijini is my favourite national park – and I have no doubt that you’ll love it too….

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Unique things to do in the Perth Hills

I think part of the reason why I loved living in Perth for a couple of months was because I had a refreshing take of city; the Perth Hills. I was lucky enough to have some family living there who showed me around the area (and we all know locals…

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Things to do in Fremantle: Attractions, Restaurants and Hostels

Fremantle’s a quirky town with a chilled and cultured atmosphere. Technically part of Perth, the capital of Western Australia, but worlds’ away in atmosphere, funky Freo is chilled out yet full of life, has historic influence and is incredibly scenic. It’s brimming with cool bars, quirky restaurants and gorgeous buildings…

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12 Reasons to Love Living in Perth

I think Perth gets a bit too much bad press. Perth’s main Instagram hashtag is #perthisok, people have nicknamed it ‘the nanna state’ and have dubbed WA ‘wait awhile’. The city is either forgotten about by travelers to Australia and Australians in the Eastern states, or it’s just thought of as…

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The Old Fire Station Hostel Review – The Best Hostel in Fremantle

Australian backpackers! Wanting cheap, friendly and comfortable accommodation in Fremantle? Take a look at this review of the Old Fire Station to learn about why I think it’s the best hostel in Fremantle and Perth. Nestled in the heart of Fremantle is The Old Fire Station, a unique hostel that’s loved by…

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Melbourne to Perth Drive Itinerary

Do you fancy driving across a whole continent? This Melbourne to Perth drive itinerary will take you to all the best spots along the bottom of Australia, and can be part of a larger road trip around Australia or a standalone trip to get you from east to west. The…

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