Plan a trip to Western Australia
Plan a trip to Western Australia as it is ideal for singles, couples, friends and families. It is the largest state of Australia offering some of the best beaches in the world, rugged outback and indigenous culture.
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The best time to go to Western Australia
Western Australia has 2 distinct climate areas.
North Western Australia (the Kimberley, Broome) is tropical with a Wet and Dry season. The Wet season is generally from December – March with extremely hot weather, some rain and possible cyclones. The dry season from May – October is milder and the most pleasant time to travel.
The South (Perth, Margaret River, Esperance) has 4 seasons. Summer from December – February is Sunny, Warm and dry. The Winter from June – August is cool and wet.
Peak season in the North is June – August, for the South it is summer December to March. Easter, School holidays and Christmas are also busy.
The best months to visit Western Australia (for value and less tourists) in the South are March – April, October – Early December. In the North May- Early June or September.
To decide when to go, it’s a good idea to check Western Australia weather, Western Australia public holidays and Western Australia School Holidays.
Where to go in Western Australia
Plan to go to Western Australia for at least 1 week for the area around the city of Perth and at least 2 weeks if travelling along the coast or up North. This will give you time to see the major sights and a day or two to relax.
For longer stays 3 weeks to 1 month or more, consider hiring a car and exploring the southern areas of Margaret River, Esperance or travel up north to Exmouth, Ningaloo Reef, Broome or the Kimberley.
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Entry information – Passport and Visa Rules for Western Australia
To enter Western Australia from an International destination you will need a valid Passport (with a minimum of 6 months validity).
For entry requirements for Western Australia and documentation check the Visa and Passport information and Project Visa
How to get to Western Australia
You can fly or cruise to Western Australia.
International Flights operate to the International Airports of Perth – Western Australia – from Australia, Asia, Europe, Middle East, South Pacific, USA.
International flights to/from Bali also fly to Port Hedland in the North.
Cruises operate to the port of Perth – Western Australia from other cruise ports in Australia and as part of Round the world or line voyages.
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How to get around Western Australia
Western Australia is definitely worth exploring. Fly to the Northern towns of Broome and explore the Kimberley or South to Esperance and enjoy the southern Coast. Take a cruise from Perth to out of the way places. Alternatively hire a car in Western Australia and drive to Margaret River, Augusta, or Exmouth, Shark Bay, Ningaloo or Karijini National Park. The local Western Australia public transport will get you around as well.
What to see and do Western Australia
Western Australia has inspired bloggers, writers and travellers who in Top Blogs and Free things to do offer excellent information on What to see and do in Western Australia.
Sightseeing, Day Tours, Extended Tours, Volunteer Western Australia
Western Australia offers a huge amount of sightseeing and attractions. To plan what to see and do in Western Australia here are plenty of Sightseeing/Attractions, Day Touring or Extended Tour options.
Ideas for Places to Stay Western Australia
There are numerous places to stay in Western Australia, from Budget Hostels to Luxury resorts and Villas. Consider the type of accommodation you would like in Where to stay in Western Australia, or if you just need a Hostel, Hotel or Resort look at Accommodation options for Western Australia to find plenty of ideas. For those seeking something different, try Traditional or Unique Western Australia Accommodation.
How much to Budget For Western Australia
To work out what to budget for, have a look at the average cost of living for Western Australia
Security, Health and Vaccinations, Driving Rules Western Australia
Check important information in Travel Security, Health and Vaccinations and Driving overseas for Western Australia.
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