Top 10 WA experiences which can't be done anywhere else in Australia... or the World
Ningaloo Reef is the world’s largest fringing reef and can be reached by the world’s shortest swim - nowhere else on the planet can you access a large coral reef so easily as you can at Ningaloo. This is also one of the few places in the world you can have the unique experience of swimming with the largest fish in the sea, the gentle whale shark.
Explore the largest collection of wildflowers on Earth, 60 per cent of which can’t be found anywhere else in the world. From June in the north to November in the south, Western Australia’s wildflowers bring a spectacle of colour to the State and scent that needs to be experienced to be believed.
Witness one of the greatest shows on Earth along Western Australia’s coastline during one of the longest whale watching seasons in the world. From June to December, Humpback Whales and Southern Right Whales call Western Australia’s oceans home.
Visit the largest, salt lake-based, outdoor gallery in the world at Lake Ballard. World famous sculptor Antony Gormley created his vision of an Australian community over an area of 10 square kilometres with 51 extraordinary statues.
Catch a ride and watch the sunset on a camel train on Broome’s Cable Beach which spans 22 kilometres of pristine sand.
Walk among multi-coloured cone shaped sandstone rocks, which are around 350 million years old at the Bungle Bungle Range in Purnululu National Park.
Admire the world’s best preserved example of a 19th century port streetscape in in the vibrant city of Fremantle. With world-famous heritage buildings and fascinating maritime and convict history, Fremantle offers a laidback ambience.
Visit the world’s oldest gold mint still operating from its original premises at the Perth Mint, home to the world’s greatest collection of investment gold bars and Australia’s largest gold nugget collection.
Witness the natural phenomenon, Staircase to the Moon, in Western Australia’s North West. It happens when the full moon rises over exposed mudflats at extremely low tide, from March to October, creating the optical illusion of a staircase reaching for the moon.
Ride the world’s only horizontal waterfalls in the Kimberley. Created by large tidal movements, get up close by taking a boat ride through the falls.