Western Australia

Wet & wild in Karijini

Wet & wild in Karijini: Gorge Out on this Red Rock Playground

Lost in a labyrinth of soaring red rock, Karijini adventurers quickly lose their shoes to shimmy along twisting waterways and plunge through sculpted chasms into tantalising, ‘dare-me’ waterholes.  In Western Australia’s vast spinifex-covered interior, this wet and wild..... . .

The 6 best places to wake up in Australia

Trephina Gorge Before sunrise in the West MacDonnell Ranges, we abandon our cosy beds to join black-flanked rock wallabies in their rocky playground, spooking lorikeets and finches as we cross the tiny trickle of water flowing through Trephina Gorge. After just 20 minutes on the..... . .

Red Dirt Adventures on the Outback Way

Just left of the Red Centre, a remote ribbon of dirt cuts through Australia’s largest red sand desert, luring adventurous travellers west of Uluru on a thousand kilometre-long journey into WA. Across this surprisingly colourful landscape where camels roam and dingoes..... . .

Sea Kayaking the Dampier Archipelago

Midway up Australia’s rugged western coastline, beyond the rusty ironstone hills of the Burrup Peninsula, Flying Foam Passage leads boaties into an archipelago of reef-fringed islands to snorkel, fish and camp in solitude. Clustered in a 45km-radius from land and irresistibly..... . .

Kimberley’s New Mega National Park

With plans afoot to develop Australia’s biggest national park in the northwest Kimberley, there is no time like right now to discover King Edward River’s remarkable Indigenous rock art galleries and take a hike to Mitchell Falls without the crowds. When resource giants Rio Tinto..... . .

King Edward River Kimberley Adventure – Munurru’s Rock Art

In the Kimberley’s far northwest where the King Edward River divides the countries of Ngarinyin and Wunambal peoples, the sacred dreaming place known as Munurru records a 40,000-year-old history on its weathered sandstone walls. The greatest story is also the most recent..... . .

Australia: 10 Wild Places your Kids will Love

Of all Australia’s incredible wilderness destinations, the ones that really thrill kids and make parents want to pack their bags offer the kinds of adventurous activities that you’d never find at home and enough of them to fill the day. With the power to expose kids to..... . .

Australia’s 10 Best Kept Secrets

Want to escape Australia’s beaten track? Plant the first footprints on a faraway beach? Explore wild places and encounter creatures you never expected to meet? Then ditch your guidebook and make a beeline to one of these awesome destinations right now! They demand..... . .