Feature park: Ningaloo Marine Park Celebrates 30 Years

The home of Australia’s largest fringing coral reef, Ningaloo Marine Park, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Ningaloo Marine Park coordinator Peter Barnes said that within 15 minutes of jumping on a boat, visitors can encounter sea turtles, dugongs, manta rays, dolphins, killer whales and of course the wonderful whale sharks. “The park also provides …

National Volunteer Week

Volunteers make an enormous contribution to society and the third week of May is designated National Volunteer Week which serves to acknowledge those people who so generously give of their time and services. With more than 29 million hectares of Parks across Western Australia, every little bit of help makes a difference. Volunteers in the …

The Kimberley – Biggest Wet Season on Record

This year the Kimberley experienced one of the biggest wet seasons on record. The rainfall caused waterfalls to flow on a grand scale. Tourism operators capitalised on the natural spectacles being created and there is now a push by local tourism authorities to rebadge the wet season the “waterfall season”. Enjoy the ABC feature video …

Feature park: Marmion Marine Park

Marmion Marine Park, the first marine park in Western Australia, celebrates its 30th anniversary this month. Situated offshore from Perth’s northern suburbs between Trigg Island and Burns Beach, Marmion Marine Park features lagoons, reefs and small islands that provide habitats for seabirds, marine mammals and other remarkably diverse marine life. Marmion Marine Park Coordinator Melissa …

# Just another day in WA

WA Tourism Campaign Receives Marketing Honours Tourism WA was in the running for Australasia’s Marketing Team of the Year prize in the inaugural Mumbrella Travel Marketing Awards, where the Just Another Day in WA campaign was shortlisted across multiple categories which resulted in receiving a Highly Commended honour for Best Use of Native or Content Marketing. …

Park tales: Eagle View Walk Trail, John Forrest National Park

Perth blogger Donovan de Souza, an adventure traveller, documents adventures one can have exploring the world on foot via tracks and trails – i.e. “take the Long Way”. We share his reflections on Eagle View Walk Trail (John Forrest National Park) – “A much loved Perth bushwalking classic, the Eagle View Walk Trail has long been …