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Top 10 Things To Do In Perth

Exploring Western Australia’s capital city Perched on the stunning Swan River, Perth is a wildlife enthusiast’s paradise. You can peer at possums in Kings Park or pose with the camera-loving quokkas on Rottnest Island. But meeting marsupials isn’t all the city has to offer – naturally. Read on to plan your Perth-fect trip. 1. Snap an unusual selfie on Rottnest Island There aren’t many places on earth where the local wildlife is keen for a selfie. Rottnest Island, which you can reach in just 90 minutes with a day-return ferry ticket, is among them. As soon as you disembark, you’re sure to be greeted by one of the island’s 10,000 quokkas. These cute, grinning creatures have been labelled the happiest …

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The Most Beautiful Campsites In Western Australia

  Western Australia has an abundance of picture-perfect spots where you can doze under a canopy of stars. From the dramatic Kimberley region in the north to the talcum-white beaches of the South West, you’ll be spoiled for choice in this 2.6-million-square kilometre open-air playground. To help you on your way, we’ve compiled a list of WA’s most beautiful camping spots that’ll have you driving to your local camping store quicker than you can say ‘eureka’. Ningaloo Reef Forget paying top dollar to sit around at the nearby exclusive safari camp: your own slice of paradise awaits at Osprey Bay for just $11 a night. Locals call this place ‘the aquarium’ and we promise you – it lives up to its …

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The Mac is Back

Fleetwood Mac in Australia Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning band Fleetwood Mac is now on an Australian tour, starting at the Qudos Bank Arena on the 15th, 17th, 27th and 29th August. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will feature the new line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell (of Tom Petty’s Heartbreakers) and Neil Finn (of Crowded House), and follows the band’s 50+ city North American tour. “Fleetwood Mac has always been about an amazing collection of songs that are performed with a unique blend of talents. We jammed with Mike and Neil and the chemistry really worked and let the band realize that this is the right combination to go forward …

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All The Best Things Happening Down Under This August

  There’s no shortage of things to do in Australia. If anyone knows that, it’s us… However with such a breadth of things going on around the country, it can sometimes get a little overwhelming to separate the champs from the chumps. You’re busy people, we get it. To help you out, we have collated a guide of the best-goings-on for the month of August, helping you plan your calendar accordingly. Thank us later. VIC Three Blue Ducks Announce restaurant at URBNSURF, Melbourne’s new surf park The team of passionate chefs and avid surfers behind Sydney’s Three Blue Ducks and the ever-so popular The Farm at Byron Bay, are about to ride their biggest wave yet, opening their fifth restaurant …

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Five Australian islands that feel like a Pacific Island

  Dreaming of an island in the sun? These Australian islands will add fuel to your fantasies with their uncanny beauty, pristine natural assets and luxe, laidback vibes. Of course, Australia is an island nation, but with thousands of reefs, atolls and archipelagos hiding enticingly in our stunning waters, it’s also a nation of islands. If you’re fantasising about absconding to a white-sand beach, the great news is that some of the best are actually in our own backyard. Not only are they as swoon-worthy as any in the Pacific, they all come with their own style of uncommon beauty and native flora and fauna, with not a cultural show or kava ceremony in sight. Here are our top five …

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Regional Australian Cuisine Is on the Menu in Perth

IT WAS MY FIRST DINNER on my second visit to Perth. I had just popped a mouthful of roasted peppers at Ascua, a Spanish-inspired restaurant in the InterContinental Perth City Centre, and the silky strips were among the sweetest I had ever tasted. “They’re from Gingin,” the waitress said of their origin, a town 67 kilometers north of Perth. “They’re really good, aren’t they?” That was an understatement. Served alongside an equally flavorful beef rump cap, which has been cut from grain-fed cattle from the southeast Stirling Ranges, the peppers were just the beginning. Isolated from the rest of the country, Perth has access to some of the most biologically diverse produce from across Western Australia, the largest Australian state. …

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