Seeing a whale up close is an experience many say they will never forget. Australia’s South West has some of the most spectacular coastline in the world and during winter is the prime place to see amazing mammals. Hundreds of whales play, feed, breed and travel close to the coast during the months of June to December. Humpbacks and southern right whales are the most commonly sighted species, although enormous blue whales are also regularly spotted.
Eight sensational wine regions are waiting to be sampled within a day’s drive or a short scenic charter flight from Perth. Each has its own distinctive notes and signatures – from the international premium wine producers of Margaret River and the cooler-climate wines of the Great Southern: