Western Australia Flights Packages
With some 12,000 of kilometres of coastline washed by the Southern Ocean in the deep south, the Indian Ocean from the south west to the north west where it meats the Timor Sea and vast desert boundaries meeting the NT and SA to the east, a West Australia flight and hotel package deal has untold options. Throughout the state, the visitor can have a meaningful cultural experience; the vibrant Indigenous tourism people of WA puts the state into the forefront of Aboriginal offerings in the country and the world with the chance for visitors to learn first hand of the lives of the original owners of Country with people who delight in hosting visitors and telling the stories passed on to them by their fathers and showing the bush medicine and bush tucker ?or how to catch a fish with a gidgee or a massive mud crab by its carapace.
Well away from the well travelled tracks of the visitor seeking sunshine, beaches and sophistication, WA is the powerhouse of the nation with mining in the remote areas of the Pilbara region fuelling the powerhouse of growth via Port Hedland and Karratha as the major export ports where minerals are despatched to its neighbours in China and Asia. Australia?s Gold Fields are centred on the Kalgoorlie-Boulder region of WA, where some one tenth of the world?s gold is mined. In the far North West of WA unique pink diamonds are mined at the Argyle Diamond Mine south of Kununurra in the East Kimberley; and on the coast off the West Kimberley, fabulous pearls are harvested in the Indian Ocean pearl farms. Lucky visitors on a WA flight and accommodation package are welcome to take advantage of the exciting organized tours of the mines and the massive Tonka Toy trucks that feed the huge belts of the mines and even purchase a pink diamond or to at the ?deli? shop at the Argyle Diamond Mine in the Kimberley or to learn how pearls are grown on a tour of a pearl farm out of Broome!
Nature reigns supreme in pristine conditions in the Karijini National Park south east of the mining towns of Tom Price and Newman, the very remote Karijini National Park is home to spectacular red gorges accessible by 4WD, such as Fortescue Falls, Dales Gorge, Kalamina Gorge and Knox Gorge. In season the wildflowers of the Pilbara area line the horizon en route to the Karijini NP with pink, shading into yellow, shading into blue and perhaps fading into pale pink for as far as the eye can see. The wildflower season is a perfect reason to book a Western Australian flight package with hotel deal; with the wildflower season in WA ?falling like a beautiful curtain down the state, covering the outback, as the rains move down south bringing the wildflower seeds to life again.
For the visitor with a WA flight package and accommodation in Perth to enjoy the vibrant city sophistication with some wildflowers thrown in, Kings Park in Perth has the awesome Kings Park Wildflower Festival in the springtime. Kings Park is also the site of the iconic State War Memorial which stands sentinel over the Perth skyline from Kings Park. The State War Memorial in Kings Park attracts the biggest crowds in the country for the annual ANZAC Day sunrise service on 25 April as people flock to the iconic point in the very early hours to pay homage to the ANZAC heroes and their comrades.
A WA flight and accommodation package deal, staying in Perth with day tours could see visitors to the Swan Valley to enjoy the fruits of the vine in vineyards planted in early days of settlement in the biggest state in Australia; cellar doors welcome the visitor to tastings in some of the classic wineries, many have excellent restaurants in riverside settings.
Major events, such as the Perth Fashion Show, the Festival of Perth, the Artrage Festival and the Perth Royal Show bring visitors from all over the state and interstate, with return flight and accommodation packages to West Australia offering many options to suit the footy fans flocking to Subiaco for the AFL games of Fremantle Dockers and West Coast Eagles; there are accommodation and flight packages to WA suit all sports. And action sports, such as surfing some great breaks or swimming in the Indian Ocean are minutes away from the city with City Beach, Cottesloe and Scarborough all close by.
In the South West, the Margaret River region is world famous for quality wines for the visitor to taste at many cellar doors and to enjoy fresh local produce in cafes and restaurants as the take advantage of their Western Australia flight and hotel package deal. With classic surf events on show in the south west of WA, the beaches can suit everyone from the learner to the world famous competitor and families can enjoy the coves and calmer beaches that line the coast. A WA flight package to Margaret River area or a WA flight package deal directly to Albany or Esperance is a great way to make the most of any short break with accommodation ranging from family style to uber luxurious.
Regional areas in the south west are well known for ancient forest growths of giant karri trees, many hundreds of years old and granite coastlines where the years have eroded massive rocks into awesome shapes and in season, nature lovers who select a West Australian package deal for flight and accommodation in the south west can see whales close up off the coast of Middleton Beach and Ellen Cove simply by taking to the board walk lining the cove.
he lucky visitor on a WA flight package deal with accommodation in Kalgoorlie might want to try the Aussie sport of Two-Up, where pennies are tossed and big money is often won or lost on the toss; or to pan for gold on a gold mine tour or just to visit a viewing platform to look at the biggest open cut gold mine in the southern hemisphere. When Western Australian gold was discovered in Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie in 1892, gold fever hit the nation and people flocked to the arid desert to make their fortunes. Great fortunes were made and great buildings were built in towns that sprang up during the boom.
Many wooden buildings were lost in fires and ghost towns were created when the bust came and the population shrunk. Fortunately nickel was discovered close by to Kalgoorlie in Kambalda and the beautiful buildings in Kalgoorlie which had been left for posterity were retained. A WA flight package to Kalgoorlie can open up a world of outback discovery; especially for the traveller with a metal detector and a licence to fossick for gold in Kalgoorlie, where in recent years our mate found a massive nugget, big enough to make the news!