Why Perth Needs To Be Added To Your Australia List

Perth and the very large state of Western Australia (it’s 10x the size of the UK!) has a lot to offer. From endless days of sunshine, uncrowded alabaster beaches that line the coast, to top quality produce in its restaurants and some of the friendliest locals around. A visit to Perth can add a lot more to your Australian holiday experience!

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Gnomesville: The Little Gnome Town in the West Australian Bush

Did you know there is a gnome town prospering in the West Australian bush, just 2 hours south of Perth? Gnomesville has their own little gnome schools, gnome buses, gnome community groups and tiny little gnome houses. You can even bring new citizens to this gnome town.

Upon first entering Gnomesville you may feel your inner child squeal with glee. You might come across an Elvis gnome, Gnomi Campbell, a bikini-clad gnome sunbathing or a downright rude gnome bending over with his pants down showing his freckle! But the further you walk into Gnomesville, the more gnomes you see, or rather the more eyes you feel staring back at you. I just couldn’t ignore the slightly creepy feeling the more I explored.

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West Australian Wildflower Road Trip

One of the greatest wildflower displays in the world happens each year in Western Australia. A wave of northerly blooms descends from June onwards, heading south as the weather warms into spring and early summer. There are lots of different regions to explore either by tour or self-drive roadtrip.

You can find over 12,500 species of flora, 60% which are unique to Western Australia, scattered over landscapes of red dirt, rocky outcrops, tall timber forests or sandy coastal dunes.

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20 Most Instagramable Places in Western Australia’s South West

The south-west of Western Australia is a perfect road trip destination filled with world-class wineries, great beaches, forest giants and delicious foods.

Whether you’re a photographer trying to nail the perfect shot or just like sharing pretty places on social media, these spots in Western Australia’s south-west, will get the likes flooding in fast!

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Backyard Tourist – Welcome to My Fremantle

Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour

Sometimes when your next big trip is too far away but the travel itch is compelling you to do something, anything! It might pay to look at your hometown through the eyes of a visitor.

The port city of Fremantle lies 22kms south-west of Western Australia’s capital, Perth. Initially, a separate town, suburban sprawl has connected the two in the past few decades.

There are four main reasons for visiting Fremantle, the history, the food, the beer and the art scene.

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