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Experience the extraordinary with Tourism WA

Have you experienced the extraordinary? Then make this the year you visit Western Australia where the extraordinary is everywhere.

The sheer beauty of the natural landscape in WA will take your breath away. From the geographical phenomenon of the Bungle Bungle Ranges in The Kimberley to the luxury hideaway of the Margaret River, this essential destination has something to offer every traveller.

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Whether you begin your trip in Perth and the city's surrounding wineries, head straight for the wild outback of The Kimberley or want to take a more relaxed approach to your holiday with a bit of Cable Beach down time, we've got a WA guide to suit every taste and requirement.

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With glorious weather and unending activities, there's never a bad time to visit WA, but many flock to the annual Ningaloo Reef Whale Shark Festival, which takes place this year from May 23-25. This free of charge, family-friendly event gives visitors the chance to celebrate the largest fish on the planet. WA is the only place in the world where you can experience the magic of swimming with whale sharks so the Ningaloo Marine Park is a must-see attraction.

To get your WA adventure off the ground, we're giving you up to $60 off your booking when you book two nights or more at turu.com.au.

Want to explore WA? Check out our top 10 holiday parks in Western Australia below...

1. Exmouth Cape Holiday Park

As the gateway to the Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth offers visitors a once in a lifetime holiday experience. It's blessed with a fantastic dry and warm climate all year round with no wet season. Exmouth Cape Holiday Park offers a range of accommodation to provide the perfect sanctuary within this remote and rugged wonderland. The park's friendly staff will help you to rest and recharge your batteries ready for touring Western Australia's magnificent north.

Top attractions near Exmouth Cape Holiday Park

  • Ningaloo Marine Park
  • Cape Range National Park
  • Charles knife Canyon

Book accommodation at Exmouth Cape Holiday Park. 

2. Cooke Point Holiday Park

Cooke Point Holiday Park is an oasis within the rugged mining town of Port Hedland. Located on a peninsula where the Indian Ocean meets Pretty Pool Inlet, guests enjoy a unique level of resort park accommodation with facilities for tourists, backpackers and business travellers. Cooke Point Holiday Park is a fantastic location from which to explore the magnificence of the Pilbara in Western Australia's rugged North West.

Top attractions near Cooke Point Holiday Park

  • Karijini National Park
  • Don Rhodes Mining Museum
  • Dalgety House Museum

Book accommodation at Cooke Point Holiday Park. 

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3. Coogee Beach Holiday Park

Coogee Beach Holiday Park is the perfect destination for a relaxing beach holiday with direct access to the pristine waters of Cockburn Sound. Enjoy safe swimming, beach walks or fishing from the Coogee Jetty. The park is also located on a cycle way (walkway) that runs north to Fremantle or south to Woodman Point Regional Park. Fremantle is close by and is renowned for its history and vibrant atmosphere that is a favourite for locals and tourists alike.

Top attractions near Coogee Beach Holiday Park

  • Port of Frelmantle
  • Adventure World Theme Park
  • Rottnest Island 

Book accommodation at Coogee Beach Holiday Park

4. Woodman Point Holiday Park

Phillip Island is home to many marine treasures. The undulating coastlines of the region provide distinct environments housing a collection of wildlife and fish. The island is most famous for the Penguin Parade, where visitors can watch the daily migration of the black and white penguins from the ocean to their nests. Head to Seal Rocks to view over 16,000 fur seals entertain the visitors with their antics. While, Woolamai has some of the most dependable surf in the country for those looking for water activities.

Top attractions near Woodman Point Holiday Park

  • Frelmantle Markets
  • Woodman Point Nature Reserve
  • Fishing Boat Harbour

Book accommodation at Woodman Point Holiday Park.

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5. Pilbara Holiday Park

Pilbara Holiday Park, centrally located in Karratha, boasts of being the region’s best resort park and caters for the growing tourist population within the region. It offers outback adventurers with all the creature comforts and after a long days driving or exploring there is nothing better than a refreshing dip in the resort pool and then relaxing around a barbecue, ready for another days exploring.

Top attractions near Pilbara Holiday Park

  • Karijini National Park
  • Point Samson
  • Hearsons Cove

Book accommodation at Pilbara Holiday Park.

6. Perth Vineyards Holiday Park

Perth Vineyards Holiday Park is set in a unique vineyard location amongst the famous Swan Valley vineyards surrounded by farmland and Bennett Brook. It is a great base from which to explore Perth and offers a range of accommodation to suit all budgets. Facilities include a swimming pool, games room with pool table and table tennis, television room, children's playground, immaculate ablution blocks, undercover campers kitchen and barbecues.

Top attractions near Perth Vineyards Holiday Park

  • Swan Valley Vineyards
  • Caversham Wildlife Park
  • River Cruises

Book accommodation at Perth Vineyards Holiday Park.

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7. Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort

The Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort features beachfront accommodation in the heart of Shark Bay World Heritage Area, with options for all travellers from caravan and camping to motel style units and luxury villas. Dolphins have visited the shores of Monkey Mia daily for more than forty years and are so friendly that they swim to the shore to meet you in the ankle deep waters of Dolphin Beach during daily morning feedings and interaction.

Top attractions near Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort

  • Aboriginal Eco Tour
  • Francois Peron National Park
  • Sheel Beach

Book accommodation at Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort.

8. Mandalay Holiday Resort and Tourist Park

A 2 1/2 hr drive south of Perth, Mandalay Holiday Resort and Tourist Park is situated in the Margaret River Wine Region, just minutes from the wineries. The facilities include three swimming pools, a giant water slide, jumping pillow, 4 playgrounds, games room, WiFi and kiosk. There are large sites for caravans, motor homes, RV’s and camping and dogs are allowed on the caravan and camping sites from May to November.

Top attractions near Mandalay Holiday Resort and Tourist Park

  • Ngilgi Cave
  • Yallingup Maze
  • Busselton Jetty and Underwater Observatory 

Book accommodation at Mandalay Holiday Resort and Tourist Park.

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9. Midland Caravan Park

Midland Caravan Park offers a variety of accommodation options, from caravan and tent sites to units and cabins. The park features all of the facilities you could hope for to make your stay comfortable, and the personalised service will ensure you feel right at home. The park is ideally located just a short drive from Swan Valley, where you can enjoy the regions famous food and wine.

Top attractions near Midland Caravan Park

  • Swan Valley Wine Tours
  • Brookleigh Equestrian Centre
  • Caversham Wildlife Park

Book accommodation at Midland Caravan Park.

10. Riverview Tourist Park

Riverview Tourist Park is built alongside the majestic Margaret River, located less than 1 km from the town centre. It offers a wide choice of comfortable and affordable accommodation, including one, two and three bedroom cabins, from fully self-catering to motel cabins. Some accommodation on site features uninterrupted river views. This is your perfect base to explore the Margaret River region. 

Top attractions near Riverview Tourist Park

  • Margaret River
  • Yallingup Maze
  • Wineries and breweries

Book accommodation at Riverview Tourist Park.

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