Discover gorgeous beaches with stunning coral reefs, look for dolphins in Monkey Mia and be mesmerized by a magical landscape. Western Australia has a lot to offer to those who are interested in exciting attractions. The best experience you get by renting a car so that your trip can be planned according to your own preferences.
Here are 6 fun attractions along the west coast of Australia!
Ningaloo Reef, Coral Bay, Western Australia
Go for a swim in the Ningaloo reef, located in the northern parts of Australia’s west coast, and keep a look out for whale sharks. If you want good chances to spot the world’s largest shark species, you do best by visiting between April and July. If the sharks seem a bit frightening, you can choose to swim with stingrays, se rare turtles and big groups of dolphins.
Nambung National Park
Nambung National Park, Cervantes, Western Australia
Right outside the coastal town of Cervantes you find Nambung National Park which is full of yellow desert sand. The landscape almost feels moon like because of the many limestones that have been formed during millions of years. If you want to know more you should visit Pinnacles Desert Discovery Centre to learn more about the area’s history. The national park is about a two hour drive from Perth.
The Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk
Valley of the Giants Road, Denmark, Western Australia
In the far south of the west coast you can visit The Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk, which gives you a bird’s eye view of some of the world’s tallest trees. The hiking trail is the first of its kind, since it is 40 metres up in the air of the deep forest and more than 600 metres long.
Karijini National Park
Great Northern Highway, Karijini, Western Australia
The enormous Karijini National Park is one of Western Australia’s most spectacular natural attractions and offers thrilling hiking trails through ancient canyons. Here’s alos crystal clear rock pools and waterfalls which make the park perfect for those of you who want to experience some adventure. Karijini is located about two hours from the city of Newman.
Lucky Bay Road, Esperance, Western Australia
Would you like to see one of Australia’s whitest beaches? Then you have to visit Lucky Bay which is one of the country’s most idyllic places. The soft, white sand in combination with a magic turquoise water as well as perfect conditions for swimming makes it worth a visit. Even the animals love Lucky Bay. It is said that kangaroos like to relax in the soft sand.
Monkey Mia, Monkey Mia, Western Australia
Monkey Mia is one of Western Australia’s most famous places for spotting dolphins. The calm bay is known around the world for its friendly dolphins that often visit the shore to be hand fed. Do not miss the opportunity to see these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat.