Major Driving Routes
A relaxed two hour drive north of the Perth depot will have you exploring some of Australia’s most beautifully pristine coastlines. Stop to check out some of the world’s most diverse marine habitats on your way.
You’ll be in awe of World Heritage-listed Shark Bay and Ningaloo Reef – the largest fringing reef on earth and one of the few places in the world where you can swim with the largest fish in the sea, the gentle whale shark.
Meet Monkey Mia’s famous dolphins up close or wander the fascinating natural formations of the Pinnacles Desert moonscape. For the ultimate coastal adventure, take a hike along Kalbarri’s dramatic landscapes, where 400-million-year-old river gorges meet the Indian Ocean.
If you’re after a thrill, get your adrenalin pumping with a surf on one of the many beaches, or just relax and soak up the serenity from some of the many picturesque lookouts scattered across the region.
The Coral Coast is great for 5 – 14 Day Itineraries.
Take a look at our suggested Coral Coast itinerary
Wine & Food
For generations, the warm climate and ideal soil conditions of the Swan Valley and Margaret River areas have drawn winemakers from around the globe. Now, Western Australia's wineries are recognised as some of the best in the world, and extend from the Chapman Valley near Geraldton to the far south coast.
Western Australia's wine regions have a laid back atmosphere with the added sophistication of fresh produce and fine food. Here, whole afternoons can be spent chatting and eating over a bottle of wine and then meandering from restaurant to cellar door and back again for dinner.
Food and wine trails are a delicious way to enjoy both Margaret River and the Swan Valley. Combined with other local produce, from cheese to chocolate, this is nothing short of a gourmet delight.
This region is a must for wine and nature lovers. The superb cool climate wines are fantastic value for money, and the rolling ranges envelope you in total relaxation.
There is also a never-ending supply of succulent seafood in Western Australian waters. From the North West region to Esperance on the south eastern shores, find everything from rock lobsters, prawns and sardines to marron, trout and barramundi. Tantalise your tastebuds at any of the State's fantastic seafood restaurants or buy fresh from the fish markets in Perth or Fremantle.
Take a trip to Experience Perth's Swan Valley and Margaret River in the South West region for delicious Western Australian-made chocolate, cheese and icecream - impossible to resist.
And if crusty bread and flavoursome olive oil appeal, visit Margaret River or the monastic town of New Norcia - or just head for the nearest continental deli, which is sure to stock these popular locally made products.
The Margaret River region is home to spectacular surf, lush forest and an unforgettable array of gastronomic delights. The most famous, of course, is its world-class wine. But be sure to take in some other taste sensations including homemade cheese, ice cream, silky-smooth fudge, olive oil, velvety chocolate, tender venison, sweet honey and refreshing boutique beer.
Nature & Scenic
WA has many beautiful location to walk either by yourself and take in the beauty and tranquillity. Western Australia's national parks overflow with local flora and fauna, indigenous to each region. They also give visitors the chance to interact with the environment and truly experience the great outdoors.
There are more than 1,500 species of plants and more than a hundred types of birds found in the Stirling Range National Park near Albany. In season wildflowers bring abundant colour to walk trails and picnic areas. The nearby Porongurup Range National Park is also a great place for birdwatchers.
Here are a just a few walks you may wish to experience whilst travelling through this spectacular State:
Narrows and Causeway Bridges, Perth - this walk includes a loop between the Narrows Bridge and the Causeway. Enjoy a riverside stroll or brisk walk at dusk with the city lights forming a spectacular reflection.
Burswood Park Walk, 3km east of Perth along Great Eastern Highway - the landscaped parks and gardens of Burswood Park which surround the Burswood Resort complex and adjoin the Swan River foreshore, are the features of this walk. The park also features 11 lakes which attract many species of waterfowl.
Scented Garden Trail, Kings Park, 3km from city centre via St George’s Terrace - passing through Kings Park and the Botanic Gardens, this walk begins at the display glasshouses and the rare endangered garden, where plants from remote and sometimes inaccessible areas of Western Australia can be seen.
Beach & Coastal Encounters
Within 3 hours of leaving the depot in Perth, you can be experiencing rolling vineyards set against a backdrop of ocean and forest. Allow yourself to seamlessly hop from one experience to the next. Catch sight of amazing humpback whales as they play in luxurious blue oceans, explore ancient caves and then stroll through forests of timber giants. Or spend the day at one of Margaret River’s great wineries, where you can relax with a glass of the region’s world-renowned wine, matched with local truffles and crayfish.
The South West is home to some of Australia’s most epic biodiversity and is recognised as one of the world’s 34 biodiversity hot spots. The breath-taking scenery guarantees to blow you away as you experience it first-hand.
Climb over the ancient rocks of the Granite Skywalk near Albany or take a postcard-perfect snap of the stunning Greens Pool near Denmark. Explore the region to uncover curious animals, rare plant species found nowhere else on earth or uncover a little-known vineyard as you navigate your way through the iconic Margaret River region.
It’s time to unlock the extraordinary and make memories to last a lifetime. Explore at your own pace in Western Australia’s South West.
The South West is great for 5 – 7 Day Itineraries. See our suggested South West Itinerary
A land of spectacular contrasts steeped in billions of years in history. The North-West has over one million square kilometres to explore, take a journey of discovery that will be etch itself in your memories forever. Be as indulgent or laidback as you wish as you discover the extraordinary outback.
Pick up your camper in our Broome branch and head south. Here you’ll uncover adventure in the ancient gorges of Karijini National Park. Famous for its rugged beauty, Karijini is host to tantalising waterfalls and rock pools with plenty of walking trails to fill your days.
Or why not head north? Check out the Purnululu National Park from above and take a flight over the world heritage listed Bungle Bungle Range to see its curious peaks. Continue the adventure by boat as you cruise alongside King George Waterfalls (Western Australia’s highest waterfalls).
Swap out a traditional camper and replace it with one of our 4x4 models to tackle the legendary Gibb River Road. Be prepared to be awe-struck by some of the oldest (and most mysterious!) artworks on earth etched into the rocks by the Wandjina people. Witness a natural phenomenon as the rising moon creates an optical illusion at the Staircase to the Moon. Swim in stunning turquoise waters or experience the sunset from the saddle of a camel at Cable Beach.
What are you waiting for? Experience the extraordinary today and pick up your camper or 4x4 from Broome and take a journey of discovery.
The North West is great for 7 - 14 Day Itineraries. Suggested Itinerary