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WEST AUSTRALIA

Ever wondered what happened to The Real Australia? The Australia where the trees weren't part of a 'landscaping design'. Where the only things colouring the water were fish. Where it was harder to find a noisy spot than a quiet one. It can still be found in Western Australia - unspoilt beaches, amazing scenery, big blue skies and friendly faces Perth -Get active and enjoy the sunshine, natural parklands and beach lifestyle of Perth, one of the country's most beautiful cities and the capital of Western Australia. The weather is fantastic, the beaches are clean and uncrowded, and the city, situated on the banks of the Swan River, is in a postcard-perfect setting. Free buses get you around the CBD where you can visit the Perth Mint, Swan Bells Tower, Art Gallery of WA and many more attractions. And there's a train and bus station right in the centre of town, as well as plenty of accommodation in the form of hotels and hostels. If you're after some serious retail therapy - make a beeline for up-market King Street. Packed with boutiques, art galleries, eateries and beautiful people, it's the place to be seen.

Albany - Beautiful beaches are tucked in around the southern coastline of Albany and long, warm days allow you to be active in the beautiful natural environment. Whether you wish to swim or snorkel in a sheltered turquoise cove or laze on the deck of your accommodation overlooking the view- you can explore, discover and relax. City streets are a buzz with shopping, great food and festivities and tourist attractions have their doors wide open welcoming visitors into the historic heart of the city, the rustic charm of the rural outskirts, and the pristine nature of the national parks.

Esperance - Esperance is a beautiful coastal town located 720 kilometers south east of Perth and about 4.5 hours from Albany. Esperance has the most stunning coastal scenery with squeaky white sand and turquoise water. There are 5 national parks around Esperance. The Cape Le Grand National Park is only 56kms from the town centre and this is where you can see kangaroos lazing on the beach. Further east is Cape Arid, which is also a popular park for camping, fishing and hiking. Esperance has no traffic lights and no McDonalds. It has one vineyard, which has produced an award winning shiraz. There is a thriving Arts Centre, Artist Studios and Hellfire Gallery, which is on the way out to the Cape Le Grand National park. This Gallery exhibits local and state artists, serves homemade German tortes and great coffee in the tearooms. It's a great place to either get you started or relax after a strenuous day in the parks.

Geraldton - Geraldton-Greenough is the regional hub of Western Australia's entire Mid West. Located about 450km north of the Capital, Perth, the city is perched near beautiful coastline to the west and rolling hills and breakaway ranges to the east. The Chapman and Greenough Rivers frame the city to the north and south. This superb positioning, combined with the friendly feel of a country town, makes for a truly memorable holiday experience.

Carnarvon - Carnarvon lies between Exmouth and Monkey Mia, 904km north of Perth. The largest town in the Gascoyne region, Carnarvon offers sparkling beaches, brilliant displays of wildflowers and spectacular ocean blowholes. Carnarvon provides a base for some amazing fishing. Sailfish, marlin and other game fish can be wrestled into submission out on the impossibly blue Indian Ocean. Mulloway, shark, tailor and mackerel can be hooked right from the rivers and beaches. Luscious seafood delicacies such as juicy prawns and crabs, tender scallops and melt-in-your-mouth crayfish are in abundance.

Port Headland - The Northwest Cape is the nearest point on the Australian mainland to the Continental Shelf which means this area has an abundance of fish and other marine life. Fantastic coral formations, rare starfish, Dugongs, Whale Sharks, playful dolphins and giant Hump-backed Whales are some of the local marine life. The gorges of the Karijini National Park, up to 100m deep are a spectacular sight, some filled with clear fresh water make for great swimming holes in a stunning environment.

Broome - Set between a vast red desert and azure blue sea, alongside a pure white beach lies the charismatic town of Broome. Often called the gateway to the Kimberley, Broome was founded as a pearling port over a century ago and as a result, has become a melting pot of many nationalities. The pearling industry still remains a vital part of Broome, proudly producing the world's finest pearls. If you like to unwind, Broome is your ideal holiday. Stroll on the world famous twenty two kilometers of pristine white sand that is Cable Beach, swim in the clear waters of the Indian Ocean and at the end of the day, take in another glorious sunset. Broome has a wide range of accommodation options to suit all tastes and all budgets from first class Bed and Breakfasts and Resorts, to Backpackers and highly claimed Caravan Parks. Complementing Broome's natural beauty and quality accommodation venues is an array of dining, entertainment, day and extended tours that will simply amaze you.