South Coast W.A.

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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.

Geraldton-Greenough’s incredible location lends itself to a host of holiday activities, especially water sports. Windsurfing, kitesurfing, surfing, fishing, diving and swimming are popular choices for the energetic while those looking to relax will love lazing on ourwhite sandy beaches, strolling its shorelines or wading in the turquoise shallows…..geraldtontourist.com.au

Perth
Perth – All the essential ingredients for a great holiday. Some of the country’s best beaches, plenty of nightlife, bustling markets, inner city parks, outdoor dining and amazing marine adventures.

Western Australia’s capital of Perth sits beside the widest stretch of the meandering Swan River. Locals here enjoy a relaxed outdoors lifestyle, as does the neighbouring port city of Fremantle, at the mouth of the Swan.

The line-up of water-based fun includes boating, fishing and all dialogues of surfing. Fremantle’s majestic historic architecture takes you back in time, while its marine heritage draws you to the ocean and a short ferry ride to Rottnest Island.
www.westernaustralia.com

Bunbury
The City of Three Waters Situated on a peninsula, Bunbury is an aquatic playground offering diverse lifestyle and recreational experiences. With an extensive array of attractions, entertainment, shopping, nightlife, dining and accommodation choices, Bunbury presents whatever type of getaway you are looking for.
visitbunbury.com.au

Margaret River
The town of Margaret River is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city lifestyle. Offering top-notch wining and dining the creature comforts do not have to be left behind to enjoy the stunning, picturesque landscape characteristic of the south west. With stunning beaches, majestic forests, spectacular caves and a cosmopolitan lifestyle Margaret River will please even the most discerning visitors. So escape from it all and visit Margaret River – A Very Special Place…www.margaretriver.com


Augusta
The Augusta region of South-West Western Australia is one of the most attractive holiday areas in Australia. This area has a spectacular coastline This region also has Australia’s most south-westerly point.
The region is one of scenic contrasts. The indented coastline blends with spectacular views and the Blackwood River and Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park combine with the coast to give a landscape that offers much to the visitor.
This is a region where activity holidays play a large role in holiday plans, Long distance walking is very popular in the region with designated trails from cape to cape. With such a long coastline sea and shore fishing is widely available as is excellent game angling. Good river fishing is always available on the beautiful Blackwood River. www.augusta-wa.com.au

Pemberton
A 4hr drive south of Perth will bring you in to the heart of Karri country, the home of the Karri tree ‘Eucalyptus diversicolor’, one of the largest trees found on the planet and today protected for the natural environment and future generations to appreciate.

Pemberton is a diverse destination of old growth forest, rivers, mobile dune systems, to isolated stretches of coast line and along with all of this; ample amounts of activity for that next adventure…www.pembertonwa.com

Albany
Albany Western Australia is a city of approximately 30,000 people in the south-west corner of Western Australia, approximately 409km from Perth . The city is nestled between three large hills, Mount Clarence, Mount Melville and Mount Adelaide, facing the beautiful King George III Sound.

The main industries of Albany Western Australia consist of tourism, fishing and agriculture, although before the 1950s whaling was one of the major sources of income and employment for the population. One of Albany’s old Whaling stations has now become one of the biggest tourist attractions for the area. www.myalbany.net

Esperance
Esperance is a beautiful coastal town located 720 kilometres 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.


A great scenic drive from the town centre is the 38km tourist loop called the Great Ocean Drive, which takes in the beautiful surfing and fishing beaches, the wind farm and the Pink Lake. Some of the main attractions in the town are the museum, the historic museum village where the visitor centre is located, and the tanker jetty where our resident sea lion “Sammy” lives. www.visitesperance.com

Eucla is the easternmost town in Western Australia, located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Eyre Highway, approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) west of the South Australian border.

Eucla has a population of about 50 people, and is the largest stopping point between Norseman and Ceduna for travellers and trucks along the Eyre Highway. It has a hotel and restaurant, a golf club (7km to the north), a museum dedicated to the Old Telegraph Station, and a meteorological station. These together with fishing are the town’s major activities. Eucla still uses the time zone of UTC+8:45 along with some other roadhouses on the Nullarbor Plain which is no longer official mandated by the Australian government.

Eucla’s climate is dry and usually mild, though very hot days can occur accompanied by hot northerly winds from the Great Victoria Desert. Average maximum temperatures vary from 25-26°C from December to March, to 18°C in July. The average annual rainfall of 267 mm is evenly spread through the year, with monthly totals ranging from 14 mm in January to 31 mm in May. The highest temperature was 47.9°c (118.2 °F) on 3 January 1979. …nullarbor plain