Home to some of the Australia's most prized treasures
Australia's largest state does everything on a grand scale – impressive surf along the west coast, sparse deserts in the north and big flavours in southern wine country. Capital city Peth has been busy making a name for itself as a cosmopolitan destination with a laidback attitude. A lack of frantic inner-city commotion sets it apart with a pleasant balance of big city excitement and riverside relaxation. Perth places strong emphasis on its natural assets, making it easy to spend a few days exploring the city by foot, bicycle or even kayak. Fill your weekend with vibrant nightlife in artsy Northbridge, cafe-hopping and boutique shopping in Subiaco, and perusing markets in harbour town Fremantle.
If you're looking for a weekend escape where you can switch off and treat your palate to epicurean delights, Margaret River has it all. A favourite holiday spot for honeymooners with over 100 wineries and a handful of breweries, Margaret River is the perfect place to unwind and indulge your senses with vineyard tours and respite by the sea. To say Western Australia is varied would be an understatement, from historic mining town Kalgoorlie, island-dotted and windswept Esperance and Monkey Mia, home to pods of cheeky dolphins, a weekend in Western Australia can be anything you want it to be.
Book a short break to Broome on the edge of the Kimberley region to witness unparalleled sunsets over the Indian Ocean. Join a camel safari and trek Broome's Cable Beach at dusk or laze in the sun on the pristine white beach, with endless turquoise water as far as the eye can see. Start planning your weekend getaway to Western Australia with Flight Centre and get to know the diverse and dramatic western frontier of your own backyard.