Five national parks closer than you think

Perth’s got stunning beaches, cool café strips and restaurants as well as  fun family entertainment options like SciTech, Adventure World and AQWA. But have you thought about making your next weekend one with fresh air, awesome wildlife and sparkling native flora and activities to get your blood pumping? Hello WA’s great outdoors! And it’s closer than you think. Here are five of our favourite national parks close to Perth.

By |November 3rd, 2015|Tourism, Travel|0 Comments

Caravan and Camping in WA – RAC Parks and Resorts

Australians are holidaying at home more than ever before due to the drop in the Australian dollar, and caravan and camping has become a popular option for most travellers.

In 2014 caravan and camping visitors accounted for 16% of total domestic visitors and nights in WA. There were 1.22 million domestic visitors and 5.98 million of them were spent in caravan and camping accommodation.

By |October 13th, 2015|Tourism, Travel|1 Comment
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    RAC members can explore WA’s world-renowned parks and reserves

RAC members can explore WA’s world-renowned parks and reserves

RAC and the Department of Parks and Wildlife have formed a partnership to make it easier and more affordable for RAC members to explore these natural wonders.

RAC has teamed up with Parks and Wildlife to offer RAC members a 50 per cent discount on a range of Parks and Wildlife park passes through the RAC online shop. More information is available on the RAC website regarding the discounted Annual All Parks Pass, Concession Annual All Parks Pass and Holiday Pass

By |September 23rd, 2015|Events, Tourism, Travel|0 Comments

Member events showcase the state

More than 6,500 members attended RAC Travel’s member events in WA in the past three years, with more 2015 events still to come. Past tours have included Wheatbelt Tours,which offer members the chance to uncover the stories of the region, Wildflower Wanderings, 4WD Adventures with Global Gypsies, Family Fun days and Couples Weekenders.

By |August 12th, 2015|Tourism, Travel|0 Comments

An overseas cry for help can cost you dearly

Each year, the Department of Foreign Aairs and Trade is contacted by more than 10,000 Australians who get into –difficulties while travelling overseas, according to the department’s Smart Traveller website.

Australian consular officials can offer assistance to travellers in emergency situations, however, all medical expenses incurred while in another country, including evacuation costs, must be covered by the traveller.

By |August 11th, 2015|Tourism, Travel|0 Comments