Bat at Rottnest Island

How to plan the perfect day trip to Rottnest Island

7 steps to planning your day in paradise

How gorgeous does Rottnest Island look? Perthites and travellers to Western Australia have been in love with this Indian Ocean holiday gem for decades. If you haven’t been, it’s time to plan a day trip to Rottnest and get over there pronto.

A day spent on Rotto is like a mini holiday to a tropical island. The contrast between the island and Perth city is something that must be seen and experienced in person.

In this post, we’ll show you how to plan the perfect …

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Josh Sheehan on a bike

We talk to Josh Sheehan about winning Spartan, motorbikes and skydiving

Image courtesy of www.joshsheehan.com

Seriously, is there anything Sheeny can’t do?

He’s fit af, has balls the size of grapefruit, and his inner circle calls him The Unicorn. We’re talking about Nitro Circus FMX athlete and Australian Spartan winner, Josh Sheehan, of course. And it should come as no surprise that the Donnybrook Daredevil is also a licensed skydiver.

Sheehan learned to skydive with Skydive Geronimo in late 2014, not long before he made history books by landing the world’s first, and only, triple backflip on a motorbike in April 2015. Since doing …

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CoCo Vandeweghe Skydiving with Skydive Geronimo

Meet the Celebrities Who Love Skydiving

From movie stars to singers to pro-athletes to reporters, these are the high-profiles that have jumped from perfectly good airplanes

Skydiving and celebrity status may not go hand-in-hand but there are a few big names who have taken the plunge and loved every minute of it.

Our friends over at Skydive Dubai have a growing list of famous celebrities who’ve skydived over The Palm and honestly if you were there, why wouldn’t you?

The beautiful people, like Rita Ora, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Bella Hadid and Michelle Rodriguez have all experienced that stunning …

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Rottnest Island Aerial View - Skydive Geronimo

Rottnest Island Day Trip: Your Ultimate Guide

Escape the city for a day of fun in the sun on Perth’s favourite island

A day trip to Rottnest Island is a helluva good way to slip into holiday mode, fast. There’s nothing quite like a ferry ride to a spec of an island in a vast ocean to get you in the mood for some fun in the sun.

As the passenger boat approaches the island your happiness feels will explode when you see the turquoise waters and white sandy shores of Rottnest. Smartphones will greedily snap away at the …

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Busselton Jetty - Western Australia

Top 10 Things to Do in Margaret River

In a region as vast and varied as Margaret River, there’s something to do for everyone

The Margaret River region is one of Western Australia’s top spots for travellers who are looking for a mixed bag of things to do.

The “down south” region follows the coastline from Busselton to Dunsborough and up to the tip at Cape Naturaliste. Keep following along the rugged shoreline to surf towns Yallingup, Grace Town and Prevelly before you finally get to Augusta. Travelling inland through rural paddocks and hundreds of vineyards, you’ll pass through the …

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Perth Travel Blogs

Top Perth Travel Blogs to Follow in 2018

Get to know Perth’s most awesome travel influencers

Perth travel bloggers work hard to keep us in the know about what’s hot in the city and throughout Western Australia. They do the hard yards to explore and sniff out the best accommodation, food, transport, activities, parks, beaches, extreme sports and cultural aspects of the places they live and visit. And they pass that information onto you via their travel blogs.

Let’s take a look at the top Perth travel blogs to follow in 2018.

West Australian Explorer

Nina Burakowski travelled around the world for …

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The Best Ever Perth Gift Cards for Christmas

Make someone pee their pants with excitement after opening these awesome Xmas e-gifts

As we inch closer to December 25, the pressure to find the best Christmas gift voucher for that special someone increases.

Xmas vouchers are hot on the gift giving list this year. Material gifts are so passé. People want to do stuff, not wear stuff or accumulate more stuff. How many t-shirts or board games does one person need?

And let’s face it, humans are spoiled creatures these days so even if a material gift is desired, there’s a good …

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5 spontaneous things to do this weekend near Perth

Top weekend activities that will get you out and about

If you’re ready to get out of your comfort zone and have a bit of fun, we’ve got an epic list of things to do this weekend for everyone in or near Perth.

It’s easy to get stuck in a life rut, especially if you work 9-5. You know, when you do the same ol’, same ol’ every day and every weekend. It gets a bit boring and mundane, doesn’t it?

Spontaneity may not be everyone’s cup of tea but when life needs …

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Summer events in WA’s South West and Rottnest Island

It’s parties galore around Margaret River and Rotto

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to say good-bye to Winter. May he rest in peace for the next 9 months. Now, it’s time to par-tay so get your summer event party clothes on.

I don’t think anyone will mourn winter’s passing. That’s sad but true. Sure, we skydive all year round but let’s face it, summer is AWESOME in Western Australia and we like to party just as much as the next guy (okay, maybe even more).

And the good new is, when you …

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Cool gifts for dads who deserve the best

Father’s Day presents don’t have to be blah or boring

Think it’s hard to find a cool gift for Dad? Forget about it, we have it covered.

And forget about the socks, jocks and ties too – dads are over them. The Australian retail industry is worth $293 billion because us humans love to shop and spend money – especially on gifts for special people, like Dad. But this year, let Dad buy his own socks.

Come on, we’re not saying to forget about dear old Dad altogether though. No way. Father’s Day …

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