Wooleen Station has relocated a historic shearing shed kitchen to the entry of the property to provide a focal point for visitors with its curved, domed tin roofline.
Tourism WA has released the top reasons for clients to visit the state in winter.
These include swimming with the largest fish on the planet at Ningaloo Reef (Nyinggulu) where, from March to August, the reef becomes a natural habitat the whale shark.
The Dream Western Australia Roadshow will visit Auckland on Thursday 30 March at the Tote on Ascot, Ellerslie Event Centre with free parking.
The trade event will include an evening function for travel agents with key WA tourism operators presenting their holiday ideas, itinerary suggestions and cruise options for Western Australia.
The Margaret River region has become the first ECO Destination for Western Australia – one of only four in Australia.
Through this certification programme, visitors are assured the region has a range of high-quality nature-based tourism products and a commitment to improving sustainable practices.
Leisure Time Travel has launched a number of tours to Australia and the Pacific. They include a 16-day Western Australia: Discover the Coral Coast programme priced from $11,950.
It includes return Air New Zealand flights Auckland to Perth, Broome to Perth flight with Virgin Australia, and 15 nights accommodation – twin/double rooms (single rooms available with surcharge) – and meals where indicated.
Food and wine fans can enjoy some of Western Australia’s best delights at the Taste Great Southern festival .
The annual festival, which takes place in May each year, celebrates the lifestyle, premium food and award-winning wine of WA’s Great Southern region.
More than 20 leading chefs from across the state will participate in over 30 events that will showcase the produce of the region.
Rottnest Island Authority has released a new trade guide. It contains useful information about Rottnest Island including new products, how to get around, maps, accommodation, dining, refreshments, tours, activities and attractions.
Located less than 20km from Fremantle, Rottnest Island is a nature reserve with 63 beaches and bays, coral reefs, a
casual atmosphere and the world’s ‘happiest’ animals – the quokka.
A key operator in Western Australia says the state is ready and waiting for the New Zealand market when a 'bubble' between the two destinations opens.
Agents who attend one of the Western Australia Roadshow events in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington or Christchurch will go in the draw to win a WA travel prize including accommodation, sightseeing and tours in all five regions of WA.
There are three Western Australia travel prizes to be won at every event - 12 WA travel prizes in total.
An example is the Experience Extraordinary Western Australia Travel prize to Perth - two nights Sorrento Beach Resort, two nights Sorrento Beach Resort, Little Ferry Company tour of Perth and Elizabeth Quay, Rotorvation helicopter experience, Two Feet and a Heartbeat Walking tour.
The Australia’s Golden Outback is offersing two nights Best Western Hospitality Inn Kalgoorlie, with Kalgoorlie Tours and Charters Super Pit Tour
Australia’s Coral Coast prize will giveaway nights at RAC Monkey Mia, while Australia’s North West offers two nights at Seashells Broome and a visit to Willie Creek Pearls
The Australia’s South West prize includes a caves and lighthouse pass in Margaret River, and two nights at Abbey Beach Resort Busselton.
Details of the roadshow are:
Auckland: 5.30-7.30pm Mon 13 Nov, Rydges Hotel
Hamilton: 5.30-7.30pm Tues 14 Nov, Novotel Tainui
Wellington: 5.30-7.30pm Wed 15 Nov, James Cook Hotel
Christchurch: 12.00-1.30pm Thurs 16 Nov, The George
The Kimberley in Western Australia has the world’s largest dinosaur footprints and the Broome coastline is renowned for 130-million-year-old dinosaur footprints stretching from Roebuck Bay in the south and over 150 kilometres north along the Dampier Peninsula.
Recently, dinosaur footprints were discovered in the main tourist area of Cable Beach, directly in front of the resorts and shops.
Bart Pigram from Bart Pigram from Narlijia Cultural Tours takes clients to see footprints around Broome as well as Broome Hovercraft Tours.