Experience Aboriginal culture at Yanchep National Park


If you are looking to visit a place in Perth that is rich in Aboriginal culture, then Yanchep National Park is where you should head. Set against a beautiful backdrop of a river and woodlands, the park is located 42 km north of Perth. With kangaroos, swans, parrots and kookaburras in abundance, this is a place that you won’t want to miss.

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Perth Day Trips - Get Out of the City for a Day of Fun and Relaxation


Tripping out of Perth for the day doesn’t mean you have to sit in stressful traffic for hours on end; there are some great things to see and do within a short drive from the city centre.

When planning a day trip from Perth, the biggest decision will be which direction to head – north, south, east and yes, even west.

Your direction will depend on what kind of things you like to do to relax: surf and sand, a walk in the bush and a love of all things natural, sightseeing and shopping or just eating and drinking.

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Celebrate All Things Old and New in Historic York


The town of York is synonymous with gardens, antiques, beautiful old buildings and fabulous festivals.

Nestled in the Avon Valley less than 100 km east of Perth, York is a popular weekend destination due to its close proximity to the city and all that it has to offer.

The Avon Valley is an area of historic countryside east of Perth with the Avon River flowing through it and linking the towns of Toodyay, Northam and York.

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March of the Mini-Penguins at Penguin Island


If you’ve ever organised a family day out, you’ll understand my Dad’s terror at looking out the window and seeing rain. You can plot for a perfect day with the kids all you want but your plans are always at the mercy of that most fickle of things - the weather.

And come the morning of our long-awaited family trip to see dolphins and penguins and seals (oh my!) his fear is realized and the formerly flawlessly azure Perth sky has a severe case of the sniffles. Penguin Island is one of WA’s most lovely ecotourism destinations, located a five minute ferry ride from Rockingham. It’s known for white sandy beaches and the marine life of the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park,

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Lancelin Rocks for Sand Boarding


Lancelin is a small fishing town nestled between the ocean and sand dunes located around 127 kilometres north of Perth. The town is very small and is very popular for its oceanic views, beaches and sand dunes. My friends and I decided to visit the sand dunes in Lancelin and try out some snowboarding during the long weekend.

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