Top things to do in West Coast Australia

Top Choice National Park in Purnululu National Park & Bungle Bungle Range

Purnululu National Park

Looking like a packet of half-melted Jaffas, World Heritage Purnululu is home to the incredible ochre and black striped 'beehive' domes of the Bungle Bungle Range.The distinctive rounded rock towers are made of sand…
Top Choice National Park in Dampier

Murujuga National Park

Murujuga is home to the world's largest concentration of rock art (dating back more than 30,000 years), stretched out along the rocky hills of the heavily industrialised Burrup Peninsula. The most accessible are at …
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Central Gibb

Mornington Wilderness Camp

Part of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy, the superb Mornington Wilderness Camp is as remote as it gets, lying on the Fitzroy River, an incredibly scenic 95km drive across the savannah from the Gibb's 247km mark.…
Top Choice Beach in Broome

Cable Beach

Western Australia's most famous landmark offers turquoise waters and beautiful white sand curving away to the sunset. Clothing is optional north of the rocks, while south, walking trails lead through the red dunes o…
Top Choice Beach in Ningaloo Marine Park

Turquoise Bay

This perfect sweep of powdery-white sand, lapped at by cerulean waters, is considered one of the top beaches in Australia. If snorkelling at the reef near the shore, mind the posted warnings about rip currents.
Top Choice Museum in Albany

National Anzac Centre

Opened for Albany's Anzac centenary commemorations in late 2014, this superb museum remembers the men and women who left by convoy from Albany to fight in WWI. Excellent multimedia installations provide realism and …
Top Choice Marine Reserve in Shark Bay Road

Hamelin Pool

Twenty-nine kilometres along Shark Bay Rd from the Overlander Roadhouse is the turn-off for Hamelin Pool, a marine reserve with the world's best-known colony of stromatolites. These coral-like formations consist of …
Top Choice Bar in Leederville

Pinchos

Iberian-inspired good times constantly rock this corner location amid Leederville's many cafes, casual restaurants and bars. The must-have tapas are the pork-belly chicharrons and the Piedro Ximenez and blue-cheese …
Top Choice Gallery in Newman

East Pilbara Arts Centre

This state-of-the-art gallery is home to one of the state’s most successful art collectives, Martumili Artists, and is a beautiful setting in which to admire their acclaimed, vibrant art. The Martu people live in re…
Top Choice Gorge in Karijini National Park

Hancock Gorge

The trail through Hancock Gorge is one of the shortest (400m; 80-minute return) but also one of the most challenging in the park. A steep descent (partly on ladders), scramble on uneven rocks and fording or swimming…