Here's Why Western Australia's Got The Edge Over The East Coast
Australia is so big. However, many tourists stick to its western and eastern coasts when visiting. Sure, there is more to the huge country than these shores, but this is where all the action is at. Is one coast better than the other? Well, it all depends on who you ask. Here at Her Culture, we’re all Team Western Australia. Why’s that? Read on to find out why!
Okay, so the east coast has Sydney and Brisbane, but Western Australia has the amazing city of Perth. This large city has plenty of culture for visitors to soak up. The Western Australian Museum explores the city and local region’s history over the past few hundred years. Fremantle Prison is a fascinating former prison that shows a glimpse into life as a prisoner. There are also many opportunities to meet some of the local wildlife. You can see wallabies and kangaroos at the Perth Zoo, and there is also a whole host of sea life waiting to say hello at the Aquarium of Western Australia.
Australia’s main wine country is along the western coast. So if you fancy sipping on local wines during your vacation, this is definitely the destination for you! Western Australia has nine wine regions – that’s a whole lot of wine to taste! Most of the wineries in the regions are open to visitors, and you can even book tours of their vineyards. There will be plenty of samples to try during your visit! The scenery around the wine country is beautiful, and many people choose to drive around it even if they aren’t interested in the wine.
The Indian Ocean Coastline
This coastline is situated in the northwestern corner of Western Australia.The Indian Ocean Coastline offers some of the most breathtaking views in the whole of the state. The best way to experience it is to take a road trip up the coast. You can also join a Travezl Tour to take you to one of the many charming towns in this region. One of the area’s popular towns is Broome. Here you can shop for pearls and taste some delicious delicacies in its large Chinatown. While you are in Broome, you should also stop by Cable Beach. Great for surfing, you can also enjoy a camel ride along the sands!
Swan Valley is predominately known for its vineyards and fantastic wines. However, there is a lot more to it than just that. First of all, the landscape and scenery are outstanding. There are a great number of hikes that you can take to experience its striking views. It is also a hub of excellent restaurants. You can certainly eat like a king in many of the area’s fine restaurants. The gateway to the valley, Guildford is one of the region’s oldest settlements. It is well worth stopping off here and spending the day exploring the town.
We’re sure you’ll have an awesome time in Western Australia. These four points are just a taster to whet your appetite!