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Western Australia Accommodation Locations

There are many different locations to accommodate you in Western Australia. Keep in mind that Western Australia is a large area so it’s best to stay in one location at a time to explore the local sights. Whether you’re on an adventure holiday, with the family, wanting to relax or looking for something a little more romantic and secluded, Western Australia can accommodate your holiday needs.


Western Australia’s coastline covers some of the most secluded and rugged landscapes in Australia. Whether it my accommodation in the Hillarys or a cosy stay in Margaret River, you’ll have lots of options for as pleasant stay. House Boats are great for a completely different experience, giving your holiday a new perspective. Cruise the rivers, fish or just relax aboard a houseboat, with many to choose from you can hire a small boat for an intimate couples sightseeing trip, or a larger boat for fun with the whole family, all fully self-contained. Houseboats can be basic, or include all the luxuries of a modern hotel including TV, music, kitchen, balcony and even a BBQ on the deck.

Stay on a winery in Western Australia, enjoy the clean air and enjoy a new experience. Great for families, winery stays include interaction with wine growers and see how wine is produced, as well as delicious tastings at the in-house winery restaurants. One of the best places to stay is Margaret River accommodation at Quality Inn which is popular with many people who visit WA.

Go back to nature and go Camping in a tent on one of many dedicated camp resorts, or rent a Caravan in a caravan park. Resorts in Perth like this are a very popular option. There is a wealth of self-contained accommodation in Western Australia, including secluded bushland cottages, riverside retreats, holiday park cabins, lake houses and more. For a beautiful get-away from home, the choices are endless.

Beach Resorts in Western Australia are great any time of year as the weather is always warm. Western Australia has 20,781 km of coastline, including 7,892 km of island coastline, so you’re not short for choice when looking for a beach resort or beach hotel.

Western Australia’s coast is also surrounded by Islands so you’ve got multiple choices for Island resorts or just day visit via Ferry. These include;

Rottnest Island – a Class A island getaway and just a short ferry ride away from Perth or Fremantle, Take a bus or ride a push-bike around the island, and choose from 63 beaches and bays.

Penguin Island – home to WA’s largest colony of little penguins, it’s just a short ferry ride from Rockingham.

Woody Island – near Esperance, cruise over for a day trip or camp overnight in safari tents, snorkel and meet the playful dolphins and sea lions.

The Abrolhos Islands – just 60km west of Geraldton, access is via a fishing or diving charter for some of the world’s best fishing spots and diving destinations.

Dirk Hartog Island – a national park renowned for its fishing, diving, snorkelling and four-wheel-driving, located in the waters of the World Heritage Shark Bay area.

Dampier Archipelago and Mackarel Islands – these 42 Islands lie just off the coast of Dampier, and are famous for fishing, diving and snorkelling, or rent your own private Island paradise.

Buccaneer Archipelago – access via a luxury Kimberley cruise and see the world’s only horizontal waterfalls, or amazing snorkelling or fishing in the spectacular expanse of 1000 tiny islands.

Rowley Shoals – an overnight trip from Broome, located on the edge of the continental shelf, it’s well worth the effort for any fishing, diving and snorkelling enthusiasts, with more than 680 species of fish living amongst the 230 varieties of coral.