Australian dollar ($)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than $150

  • Dorm bed: $30–50
  • Private room in a hostel: $80–120
  • Mainly self-catering but having the occasional budget meal out: $30

Midrange: $150–300

  • Double room in a midrange hotel: $150–220
  • Lunch and dinner in cafes and pubs: $70

Top End: More than $300

  • Double room in a top hotel: from $250
  • Mains in top restaurants: over $35


Bargaining is not appropriate in Western Australia.


ATMs are plentiful, and there are currency-exchange facilities at the airport and major banks in the CBD.