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Albany Town | Albany

Albany is a port city located in the Great Southern Region of Western Australia, some 390 kms south-east of Perth, the state capital (is a five hour drive from Perth). The city was founded in January 1827 as a military outpost of New South Wales as part of a plan to forestall French ambition in the region. The area was initially named Frederickstown in honour of Prince Frederick, Duke of York and...

Broome Town | Broome

Broome is a pearling and tourist town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, 2200 km north of Perth. The year round population is approximately 14,500, growing to more than 45,000 per month during the tourist season. The town is best known for its rich history in pearl diving and rearing and its beautiful golden beaches. Broome International Airport provides transport to several regional ...

Carnarvon Town | Carnarvon

Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900 kilometres north of Perth, Western Australia. The Town lies at the mouth of the Gascoyne River as it flows into the Indian Ocean. Popular Shark Bay world heritage area lies to the south of the town. Carnarvon has a moderate tropical climate and is famous for its banana plantations. The rugged coastline only a short drive north of Carnarvon ...

Derby Town | Derby

Derby is located on tidal mud flats at the edge of King Sound. The town has the highest tidal range of any port in Australia. Derby is known for its boab trees which give the town its distinctive character. It has been used as a street tree and many of the larger growing natural specimens have been preserved. The famous Boab Prison tree is located 7 kms from the town. Derby was the first ...

Exmouth Town | Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of North West Cape in Western Australia. The town is located 1,270 kms north of the state capital Perth and 3,366 kilometres south-west of Darwin. The town was established in 1964 to support the nearby United States Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt. Beginning in the late 1970s, the town began hosting U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to Learmonth Solar Obser...

Fremantle City | Fremantle

Fremantle in Western Australia is a vibrant, multi-cultural port city. It is on the edge of the Indian Ocean, this beautiful coastal town is only 20 minutes south of Perth. Fremantle is at the end of the railway running from Perth to Fremantle but that is not the end of the line. The City is rich in heritage buildings and attractions, maritime history and culture . It has Western Australia's larg...

Geraldton Town | Geraldton

Geraldton is a city and port in Western Australia, located 424 kms north of Perth, with beautiful beaches. Also known as “Sun City”, Geraldton is one of Western Australia's most popular tourist destinations. The city is an important centre for mining, far flung pastoral, agricultural, manufacturing, construction and fishing industries. Blessed with beautiful beaches with white-sand and turq...

Kalgoorlie - Boulder City | Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie, a city in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, is located 595 kms east-north-east of the state captial Perth. The city was founded in 1893 during the Yilgarn-Goldfields gold rush, and is located close to the so-called "Golden Mile". Known as Kalgoorlie-Boulder, the city fringes the site of a huge gold mine. Kalgoorlie has had a huge impact on Australia’s history. ...

Kambalda Town | Kambalda

Kambalda is a small mining town, about 60 kms from the mining city of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia, located within the surrounding Goldfields. Prior to European settlement the Kambalda area was known to be within the traditional tribal lands of the Galaagu people. In 1897 a prospector named Percy Larkin, discovered gold in this area. Over the next ten years the gold field produced 30,000...

Kununurra Town | Kununurra

Kununurra is a town in far north Western Australia located at the eastern side of the Kimberley Region approximately 37 kms from the Northern Territory. The town of Kununurra is the gateway to the Eastern Kimberley. The Town is 3,040 kms from Perth by road. Kununurra (meaning 'big water' in the language of the local Aborigines) is a modern town created in the early 1960s as a construction centre...

Margaret River town | Margaret River

The Margaret River Region is one of the great holiday destinations of the world. Margaret River town is in the South West of Western Australia, located in the valley of the eponymous Margaret River, 277 kms south of Perth. The region lies between Cape Leeuwin and Cape Naturaliste and is famous for its high quality red and white table wines from more than 200 vineyards. Yallingup just below C...

Mundaring Weir | Darlington

Mundaring Weir is the famous water supply area for the goldfields of Kalgoorlie and Boulder. The weir has 4 1/2 billion gallons capacity, and the entire water scheme is one of Australia's most outstanding engineering feats. The success of the goldfields lies indirectly to this magnificent water supply which made possible the extension and development of the gold mining industry

Pemberton Town | Pemberton

Pemberton is situated in the beautiful karri forests which call for a visit from the tourist to the West. Through the nearby National Park Reserve flows the Big Brook, which is one of the best fishing spots in the State. Many provisions have been made for the tourist including swimming, golf and tennis. The shopping and accommodation are both very good.

Perth City | Perth

Australia’s most isolated capital city, Perth, is the countrys most modern. On 12 August 1829 a small party of soldiers under the leadership of Lieutenant Dance marked a tree 18km up the Swan River to claim the area for the future city of Perth. Today the city is bustling with life from the enclosing western border of pristine white beaches to Cockburn Sound and the open waters of the Swan Rive...

Wyndham Town | Wyndham

Wyndham is the Kimberley's oldest town and is situated on a tributary of the Cambridge Gulf. There are vast distances involved in travelling in the region. Wyndham lies 2000 miles north-east of Perth and 300 miles west of Darwin at the end of the Great Northern Highway. The town was established in 1885 following a gold rush to Halls Creek. Now the town is a port and service centre for the east K...

Yanchep Town | Yanchep

Yanchep is one of the most rapidly developing resort towns in Western Australia. Located only 47 kms north of Perth. The name Yanchep is of Aboriginal origin, and is derived from "yanget", a native flax or bulrush , that is still found in Yanchep National Park. Yanchep is coupled with neighbouring town Two Rocks and is often referred to as Yanchep Two Rocks. Just one hours drive north of Perth,...