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What's cuter than a quokka? A baby quokka! 😍 This joey and her mum were spotted on @rottnestislandwa, which is home to more than 10,000 of these cuties. Rottnest, or 'Rotto' as the locals call it, is just a short ferry ride from @DestinationPerth and when you arrive, you'll find a whole bunch of these little marsupials hopping around, munching on leaves, stems, bark and grass. For for your best chance to see the babies, time your visit from August and September, when they first start poking their heads out of the pouch to say peekaboo! Photo credit: @sophie_photography.x #justanotherdayinWA #thisisWA #WesternAustralia #seeaustralia #seeperth


"I still think Esperance has the bluest waters we have seen so far on this trip.☀️" It's hard to forget these incredible beaches, isn't it @the_mazdawanderer? Hellfire Bay in @australiasgoldenoutback is one of a string of stunning beaches along the coast of Cape Le Grand National Park and Esperance. The bay is thought to have been named after St Elmo's fire – a bluish flame-like electrical discharge that sometimes occurs above ship's masts. You can take in the scenery of this area by following the Great Ocean Drive, a 40 kilometre circular loop that includes the Rotary Lookout and Observation Point as well as some cafes and @luckybaybrewing, if you need to quench a thirst... #justanotherdayinWA #thisisWA #WesternAustralia #seeaustralia


Now this is a view we'd welcome with open arms! This is the Carr Boyd Ranges, located south of Kununurra in the @thekimberleyaustralia. The peaks and cliffs of this beautiful part of @australiasnorthwest offer some of the best and most easily accessible bushwalking in the region. What's more, you'll find lots of deep, cool gorges, waterfalls and beautiful, fern-lined pools for a refreshing dip. You can explore the area on a self-guided adventure or join a walking tour with a local guide. You can even take in the breathtaking views on a scenic flight and see Revolver Falls AKA the highest single drop waterfall in Western Australia! Photo: @renee_fl #justanotherdayinWA #thisisWA #WesternAustralia #seeaustralia


Take a deep breath aaaannnnd relax. We're heading for the countryside! It's easy to immerse yourself in the green serenity of the Southern Forests region of @australias_southwest. Think towering forests, picturesque walks, beautiful waterfalls... Throw in some amazing local produce and delicious cool climate wines and we'd say you've got the makings of a perfect getaway. Here's a tip: time your visit for the annual @trufflekerfuffle on 22-24 June, a weekend-long celebration of the delicacy. Check out our Instagram Stories for all the ways you can indulge at the festival. It's pure bliss! Photo credit: @jessicawyld #justanotherdayinWA #thisisWA #WesternAustralia #seeaustralia #australiassw


Meet Willy. 🐴 The friendly local who just wants a drink and a bit of company at the Grand Hotel in Kookynie, near Menzies. The tiny town is located in @australiasgoldenoutback, a region steeped in gold rush history. In fact, right now they're celebrating the very first gold nugget found 125 years ago today! Talk about striking it rich! 👏 There's events happening across the region to mark the occassion, or you can immerse yourself in the stories of the goldfields at any time of year by following the trail of the fortune seekers on a road trip through Kalgoorlie and the nearby ghost towns. Just be sure to drop in for a cold beer, hearty meal and a drink with Willy! #justanotherdayinWA #thisisWA #WesternAustralia #seeaustralia


It might be winter in Australia right now, but that doesn't mean we're not already planning our next beach getaway! 🏖️😎☀️And with beaches like this, it's pretty easy to see why Denmark in @australias_southwest attracts travellers from all over the world. In summer, you can swim and snorkel in the emerald waters of William Bay but there's also plenty to see and do in the cooler months too. Think picturesque drives or walks through forests of ancient karri tree giants, tasting your way around spectacular wineries and breweries and feasting on local produce. You can get to Denmark in a four-and-a-half-hour drive south of Perth or hop on a flight to Albany and pick up a hire car. #justanotherdayinWA #thisisWA #seeaustralia #australiassw


Time for an amazing race! This is @amazen_margaret_river. Here you'll find this three-metre-high giant hedge maze as well as an 18 hole mini-golf course, outdoor games, botanical gardens and more. Feeling peckish after all that fun? There's also a cafe on site for a bite to eat. The maze is one of several family-friendly attractions in the @margaretriver region of @australias_southwest, like flying through the Tuart Forest on a zipline, crawling through Ngilgi Cave, taking a bike tour through the Boranup Forest or canoeing on the Margaret River. Now who wants to race to the middle!? Photo credit: @tyron_massara #justanotherdayinWA #thisisWA #WesternAustralia #seeaustralia #australiassw #margaretriver


Fancy a sunset stroll? This scene shows what can only be described as a truly classic Broome experience. As the western gateway to the Kimberley wilderness, Broome in @australiasnorthwest is perfectly located to get a taste of this extraordinary region. While you're in town, discover the incredible pearling history, take a scenic flight to visit iconic beauties like Cape Leveque and top off your visit with a sunset camel ride along the famous Cable Beach. You can get to the pearling capital on a direct flight from a number of cities including @destinationperth, Sydney and Melbourne. Already packing your bags for a quick winter escape? We are too! 🙌 Photo: @paulmichael #justanotherdayinWA #thisisWA #WesternAustralia #seeaustralia


You'll definitely want to nab the window seat when you visit Kalbarri National Park! 👌 This is Nature's Window - a beautiful natural rock arch that perfectly frames a stunning view of the Murchison River at @australiascoralcoast. The eight-kilometre Loop Walk Trail that begins and ends at Nature's Window is a great way to take in the dramatic scenery. Or if you're short time, you can reach this spot via a mere 400-metre walk from the carpark. Either way, you won't want to forget your camera! The park itself is located around a six and a half hour drive from Perth and just a short drive from the town centre of Kalbarri. Photo credit: @nannikunt #justanotherdayinWA #thisisWA #WesternAustralia #seeaustralia #amazingcoralcoast


Pretty as a picture, right? It might look like a serene setting but @OptusStadium is nothing but action-packed come game day. During the @afl season, fans flock to @destinationperth's world-class stadium to see local teams @westcoasteagles and @freodockers for their home games. The stadium has a massive 60,000 seats, so it's safe to say that the atmosphere is nothing short of electric! There's also an incredible line-up of other events in the coming months, like 2018 @emiratesfacup winners @chelseafc taking on @perthgloryfc in July and @taylorswift touring in October. Now that's something worth cheering about! Photo credit: @lexisargeant #justanotherdayinWA #thisisWA #WesternAustralia #seeaustralia #seeperth


Looks like the party is getting started for #WorldOceansDay at Ningaloo Reef! 💦 Then again, there's a lot to celebrate about this part of the state. The @unescoworldheritage listed Ningaloo Reef is internationally recognised as one of the planet’s last great ocean paradises. Here you can enjoy the clearest turquoise water imaginable in the Ningaloo Reef Lagoon and pristine coral gardens where you can snorkel with hundreds of colourful tropical reef fish species, turtles and even manta rays right off the shore. Now that's something worth flipping out over, right!? Video: @alexkyddphoto with @ningaloomarineinteractions at @australiascoralcoast #justanotherdayinWA #thisisWA #WesternAustralia #seeaustralia


Keep going @emmaanthony1, it's only 75 metres to the top! 🙈 The Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree in Warren National Park is one of three climbing trees in @australias_southwest. Originally constructed during the 1930s and 1940s, the trees were a way of spotting fires in the forest. They can still be scaled today and you’ll be rewarded with a breathtaking 360-degree view of the surrounding woodland when you make it to the top. Up for the challenge? Along with the Gloucester and Diamond Trees, you'll find this spot located a short distance from the town of Pemberton. You can even pick up a certificate of completion from the Visitor Centre in town - for bragging rights, of course! #justanotherdayinWA #thisisWA #WesternAustralia #SeeAustralia


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