From culinary experiences to cultural festivals, there’s always something on in Western Australia. Whether you’re into scenery or sporting events, you’ll find plenty of options for your next holiday escape.
Fancy yourself dining under the stars on Broome’s world-famous Cable Beach at the Shinju Matsuri festival? Or maybe you’d like to indulge in food prepared by some of the world’s best chefs at Margaret River Gourmet Escape? Be it food or football, Western Australia has you covered.
Mamma Mia! the musical is visiting Western Australia. Set on a Greek island paradise and inspired by the story-telling magic of ABBA’s classic songs, writer Catherine Johnson’s heart-warming tale tells us of a young bride-to-be, on the eve of her wedding, who wants to discover the identity of her father. She brings together three men from her mother’s past, back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.
CinefestOZ Film Festival
Visit Australia’s largest destination film festival, showcasing new Australian and French films across the South West region of Western Australia, from the August 22-26. Busselton, Bunbury, Margaret River and surrounds will be buzzing with a huge range of exciting film events and if you’re lucky, even the stars might be there. Fast becoming one of the South West’s most popular festivals, it’s one to put on the list.
They’re one of the world’s most popular football clubs worldwide, holding a special place in the hearts of many diehard supporters, and they’re coming to Western Australia. Chelsea FC are coming to Perth in July for an Australian-exclusive match against local team, Perth Glory. The game will be held at the new state-of-the-art Optus Stadium.
A much-loved festival, Shinju Matsuri features an incredible kaleidoscope of events, encapsulating everything that is Broome and the surrounding areas of the Kimberley region. Paying tribute to their heritage and culture, as well as showcasing their multitude of phenomenal talent, it’s an incredible festival to be a part of.
Margaret River Gourmet Escape
Held across four extraordinary days, the festival brings together the world’s best chefs, sommeliers and critics to host a multitude of events, set in breathtaking locations. The thriving Gourmet Village is the heart of the festival, and visitors are given the opportunity to further experience the region by attending other fantastic events. Offering unforgettable food and wine, delivered personally by the world’s leading culinary talent, it’s no surprise that Margaret River Gourmet Escape has a reputation as being one of the world’s most credible and highly anticipated food and wine festivals.
ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth
To be played at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in February 2019 and tri-sanctioned by the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia, Asian Tour and European Tour, the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth combines 54 holes of traditional stroke play across the first three days with an exciting knockout match play format for the fourth and final round. The event forms part of the 2018 European Tour Race to Dubai, 2018 Asian Tour and the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit.
With a vibrant capital city, pristine beaches, ancient landscapes, exquisite food and wine and much more, Western Australia awaits. For more information visit packages.qantas.com/