Published: Wednesday, 09 November 2011 11:05
Written by Vicki Sly
Exmouth is considered one of Western Australia’s top tourist destinations as it is home to the famous Ningaloo Reef, has magnificent marine wildlife, raw landscape and is warm for most of the year.
Ningaloo Reef stretches approximately 260 km from Coral Bay in the south to Exmouth in the north and takes in 5,000 square km of ocean amass with tropical fish, whales, turtles and coral.
The reef is so popular because you can snorkel and dive straight from the beach without having to take a boat ride out to the deep.
Travellers to Perth who are short on time would be best to fly to Exmouth as it is located 1270 km north of the city. The flight is around two hours. However, if you do have time to drive, you would need to allow two days as there is plenty to see along the way.
The town of Exmouth is growing and each time I go there I am amazed with just how much.
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Published: Friday, 04 November 2011 10:55
Written by Nita Teoh
The Perth Walkabout Monthly Wrap is published at the end of each month to provide a snapshot of articles that hit the headlines in the last 4 weeks.
Here is Perth Walkabout's Monthly Wrap for the month of October:
Maylands Steps It Up as a Trendy Café Strip
Maylands - an inner city suburb located on the eastern side of Perth, is approximately 4 kilometres from the Perth CBD. Its local café strip on Eighth Avenue has seen interesting changes over the last few years, and has been transformed from a relatively quiet area to a bustling and thriving café strip.
Eighth Avenue offers an interesting and eclectic mix of retail shops and eateries. Browsing the strip, you’ll find restaurants offering tasty culinary delights from all over the world, trendy cafes, specialised retail shops, and essential services.
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