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Travel Tips

Getting here:

International:
Perth airport welcomes flights direct flights from the Middle East, Asia, South Africa New Zealand and London, via approximately 19 international airlines.

The approximate flying time is:
London – 17 hours
Johannesburg – 11 hours
Doha – 11 hours 35 minute
Abu Dhabi – 11 Hours 45 minutes
Dubai – 11 hours
Mauritius – 8 hours 40 minutes
Singapore – 5 hours 25 minutes
Kuala Lumpur – 5 hours 50 minutes
Guangzhou – 8 hours
Hong Kong – 7 hours 55 minutes
Jakarta – 4 hours 55 minutes
Denpasar – 3 Hours 40 minutes
Auckland – 6 hours 10 minutes

Perth is on the same time zone as countries such as Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Philippines and parts of Indonesia. Coupled with daily direct flights makes Perth and ideal destination to combine with an Asian holiday.

Domestic:

To Perth
There are regular direct flights to Perth from major Australian Cities. The Average flight time from the east coast is approximately 4 hours. Domestic Airlines that fly into Perth include; Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jet Star, Tiger Air and Regional Express (REX).

To Broome
Broome Airport is the major airport in the states north and is the ideal gateway for a holiday in the Kimberly’s. Qantas and Virgin Australia fly between Broome and other Australian Capital cities.

Western Australia is a very big area, it covers approximately one third of Australia’s land mass. There are some fantastic driving holiday and routes to explore throughout Western Australia. They range from day and weekend trips on bitumen roads to extreme 4 wheel drive adventures like the Gibb river Road.

If you are driving to Western Australia from the other states in Australia it is advisable to take one of the following routes:
Eyre Highway – across the Nullarbor plain from South Australia to Western Australia. From the border crossing to Perth will still take approximately 15 hours.
Victoria Highway – across the northern regions of Australia from the Northern territory into Western Australia. Not long after crossing the border you will reach the Western Australian town of Kununurra. Kununurra is a long way north east from Perth, it takes approximately 34 hours to drive from Kununurra

The Indian Pacific train runs from Perth to Sydney and back, also stopping in Kalgoorlie. The 4-day 3-night journey is a brilliant way to see Australia as well as a comfortable way of getting to Western Australia. Our team can help you book your trip, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Throughout the year there are numerous cruises both international and domestic that dock in various ports throughout western Australia. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on cruising to and around WA.

Working holidays are a great way to see beautiful Western Australian. There are great employment opportunities throughout the state. You really can get the perfect balance of exploring and experiencing WA and working to pay for your trip.

To understand your visa requirements, visit the department of immigration website.

Western Australia is a very large state, it is approximately one third of Australia and roughly half the size of Europe. This means that there can be very different weather in the different regions. Tropical Climate in the North, Mediterranean in the South and desert in the east.

Western Australia has so much natural beauty, with pristine white sanding beaches and many stunning landscapes. Sometimes the best way to discover out natural features is to stay amongst it. Camping and Caravanning opportunities are endless in WA and range from 5 start camping and caravan parks to wilderness camping in national parks. Find the best caravan and camping locations for your WA experience.

Western Australia has more than 12,000kms of beautiful coastline. Although they look beautiful beaches can sometime be very dangerous Surf Life Saving patrol many beaches throughout the country. Find tips to stay safe in the surf on their website.

 

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