Follow the fun to these family getaways in Western Australia

There's so much of Western Australia to explore with your brood. So, what are you waiting for?

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Sand boarding backpackers at the Lancelin sand dunes near Perth, Western Australia

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Western Australia is a small and big kids' playground.

There are natural formations such as The Pinnacles to explore, dunes to sandboard down, underwater aquariums to gawp at and marine life such as whale sharks to swim amongst.

We've culled down your options to the best in family friendly fun to make your next holiday the best one ever.

Our favourite family holiday getaways in Western Australia

Aerial view of Busselton Jetty on a sunny day with tourists in front of souvenir shop in Busselton, Western Australia, Australia.

Busselton

Less than 2.5 hours south of Perth, the seaside town of Busselton is the idyllic escape for even the littlest members of the family. Its sheltered beach features Busselton Jetty whihc is a 2km pier that heads deep out to sea. At its end is an Underwater Observatory where you can marvel at the marine life from behind the safety of glass.

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An afternoon at The Pinnacles

Lancelin and Cervantes

This popular tourist route isn't without reason. Sprinkled along the route are the natural limestone stacks of The Pinnacles, soft sand dunes to quad bike over or sandboard down and bays and beaches to rest on when the little ones are tuckered out.

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Broome, Australia

Broome

Surrounded by water and swimming in history, Broome is an adventure filled destination for families.

Water babies can splash in the waters of Cable Beach during the tourist season, curious kids can plant their feet in dinosaur tracks at Roebuck Bay and animal lovers can hop on camels for a unique beach walk.

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Tourists at the Valley of the giants tree top platforms near Denmark, Western Australia

Pemberton

Take your brood inland for a forested adventure through Pemberton. Putting it on the map is Gloucester National Park with its massive climbable karri tree. It's a must for adventurous kids who love to explore and find themselves in the most curious of places.

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Fremantle waterfront at sunset, Perth, Western Australia

Fremantle

The port city of Fremantle is proof that you don't have to travel far from Perth for an entertaining family getaway.

It's a 30 minute drive from the big smoke and is all historical buildings, museums, parklands and a marina where you can jump on a boat to see the city from a different point of view.

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Rottnest Island

Home to the happiest creatures in the world, Rottnest Island is overflowing with native wildlife and outdoor adventures.

Think selfies with quokkas, climbs up lighthouses, coastal walks and snorkelling in crystal clear waters.

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Coastline Water Views at Quobba Western Australia

Carnarvon

Located on the north end of the World Heritage Shark Bay, Carnarvon is a popular home base to explore this rich marine environment. Spend your days spotting bottlenose dolphins, unwinding on Dirk Hartog Island or hiking the Gascoyne Hinterland.

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Osprey Bay, Cape Range National Park, Exmouth, Western Australia. Woman walking on the beach bare foot.

Exmouth

Exmouth is the gateway to the world renowned Ningaloo Coast World Heritage area and its gentle beasts of the sea. People visit the world over to swim with whale sharks, manta rays and humpback whales.

While you're here don't be afraid to branch out and trek through Cape Range National Park with its canyons, limestone ranges and brightly coloured wildflowers which flourish over winter.

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Planning a family road trip? Western Australia was made to be explored on four wheels. Lose yourself on one of these epic Western Australia road trips that go around the south west coast and up the coral coast.


Packages and deals on family getaways in Western Australia

Trafalgar ToursTrafalgar Tours

Up to 15% off Australia tours

Available on select dates in 2021. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Broome, Uluru and more. T&Cs apply.

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WotifWotif

Up to $251 off Australia holidays

Available on select travel dates when you book your hotels and flight together. Destinations include Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Sydney and more. T&Cs apply.

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Destination InternationalDestination International

$949: 4-day Perth getaway + flights and car hire

Available on select dates from January - October 2021 departing from Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. Includes return flights, accommodation and more. T&Cs apply.

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Luxury EscapesLuxury Escapes

Up to 29% off 5-day Kimberley tour

Available on select travel dates from May - September 2021. Destinations include Broome, Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek, Bell Gorge, Wunaamin Miliwundi Ranges and Derby. T&Cs apply.

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Lastminute.com.auLastminute.com.au

3+ nights Australia holiday escapes from $339

Available on select travel dates in 2021 to Canberra, Hobart, Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and more. Sample rate is for a 3-night getaway from Melbourne to Adelaide. T&Cs apply.

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AAT KingsAAT Kings

Up to 10% off Australia and New Zealand tours

Available for travel from 1 April 2021 - 31 March 2022. Destinations include Uluru, Darwin, Perth, Hobart, Auckland and more. Must be paid in full by 31 January 2021. T&Cs apply.

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AAT KingsAAT Kings

Up to 5% off on your next holiday with Kings Club

Become a member of Kings Club and receive an extra 5% off. Destinations include Auckland, Christchurch, Perth and more. T&Cs apply.

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