Western Australia Travel Guide

Western Australia Travel Guide

Basic information about Western Australia Population: 2.76 million People per square km: 0.89 Cows & sheep per square km:  9.8 Number of islands: 3747 Longest river: Gascoyne River – 760km Most challenging road: Gibb River Road Famous pub: Palace Hotel, Kalgoorlie Highest mountain: Mt Meharry – 1253m Most remote Town: Warbuton Strangest place name: Walkaway…

Purnululu National Park – spectacular sandstone domes

Purnululu National Park – spectacular sandstone domes

Description Nestled deep within the rugged Kimberley region of Western Australia lies a natural wonder that has captured the imagination of visitors from around the world. The Purnululu National Park, a UNESCO Word Heritage listed in 2003 , is home to some of the most striking geological formations on the planet – the Bungle Bungle…

Crossing Great Central Road with a 3 years old

Crossing Great Central Road with a 3 years old

The next morning, we left Leonora and hit the dirt again on the Great Central Road. We refueled the car and filled up four diesel canisters. We were a bit uncertain about what might happen on this road since it is not used by tourists much. Laverton WA – sleepy outback town Ahead of us,…

Dead Gwalia ghost town and 51 Lake Ballard sculptures

Dead Gwalia ghost town and 51 Lake Ballard sculptures

Our next two destinations before hitting Great Central Road was Gwalia ghost town and Antony Gormley Inside Australia Lake Ballard sculptures. Antony Gormley Inside Australia sculptures – Art Project Sculptures The next morning, we left Kalgoorlie Boulder and headed to Menzies. Menzies is now an abandoned town and serves as a local attraction, reminiscent of…

Kalgoorlie Super Pit

Kalgoorlie Super Pit

On the way at last! We were able to fold the trailer in our best recorded time today and we are ready to go inland again. We decided to drive the longest shortcut in Australia – 4,600 km from Perth to Cairns via Great Central Road.  Our next stop was Kalgoorlie Boulder with its huge Kalgoorlie…

Stunning Fremantle Shipwrecks Museum and old town

Stunning Fremantle Shipwrecks Museum and old town

Today, for the second and last time, we left the trailer for final service. This time it was some cosmetic fixes – the door in the refrigerator, straightening the screw in the leg, installing baskets for a pair of new cans at the back.  Then, we finally had more time to explore Perth, and to…

The Pinnacles – amazing limestone formations

The Pinnacles – amazing limestone formations

Cervantes is only 200 km from Perth. A good stone’s throw and we will finally be able to fix the car and clean up the trailer in Perth. The subject of our four wheels is coming up more and more as the situation becomes more and more serious.  We came to Cervantes because we really…

Geraldton Museum – touching maritime stories

Geraldton Museum – touching maritime stories

Despite the heavy clouds hanging over us, we made it to Geraldton without getting rained on. Geraldton is a coastal city located in the Mid West region of Western Australia. It is situated approximately 424 kilometers north of Perth and is the fourth-largest city in the state. The city boasts a rich maritime history, with…

Spectacular Kalbarri cliffs and gorges

Spectacular Kalbarri cliffs and gorges

And we were on the road again. This time the wind blew us to Kalbarri National Park – home to spectacular Kalbarri cliffs and Kalbarri gorges.   However before we got there, we stopped at Hamelin Pool – a place known for two things: Old Telegraph Station and Hamelin Pool Stromatolites. Old Telegraph Station Old Telegraph…