With over 35 thousand kilometers of coastline, but also coastal and inland rivers in every territory and state, Australia is certainly a fishing wonderland that offers its inhabitants some of the best locations for practicing their fishing skills. However, there are many other fishing experiences on offer in this amazing country, including estuary, rock, bay and surf fishing along the coast and many more. Fishing has actually increased in the last few years in Australia and it has become a regulated sport, meaning that people need to have permits in order to fish. The good news is that people won’t only have fun fishin here, but they can also take their kayak for a ride at any time of day.
Stepping off the shore near Exmouth, people will find themselves in the middle of the largest fringing reef in the world, the Ningaloo Reef. It’s basically one of the most popular spots for different kinds of visitors, like humpback whales, turtles, manta rays, dolphins and even whale sharks.
Getting to this paradise from Perth can either be done by car, case in which people have to drive for 2 days or consider a 2 hours flight. Considering guided glass-bottom boat tours or snorkeling, visitors will be able to revel to the two hundred varieties of corals and over five hundred species of fish that call it home. For those who love diving, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to dive in one of the country’s top 10 dive sites, the Navy Pier.
In what regards accommodation, Exmouth has plenty of options to fit the needs of different visitors, including campsites and backpackers, chalets, hotels, resorts and lodges, each featuring dining options to suit every budget and taste. It’s safe to say that coming here really does make one feel like they’re in paradise.
The awe inspiring Blackwood River can be admired flowing through the S-W of the state, offering an amazing opportunity for connecting with nature by taking a walk along its banks. Size wise, this is the largest river in the S-W, beginning its journey near the town of Wagin and flowing to the final meeting place at Augusta’s coastal waters. For those who are traveling to Nannup and Bridgetown, they should know that these towns actually offer them the easiest access. From them, there are plenty of walk trails people can consider and if they want, they may also consider fishing. Within such a marvelous place, it’s only a matter of time until someone suggests having a relaxing picnic near the water and enjoying the tranquility and fresh air.
Walpole is so amazing at first sight that one may think it’s a place depicted out of a fairytale. For a bird’s eye view, people can ascend 40m into the forest canopy, a place from where they’ll be able to see some of the tallest trees Mother Nature has created. But that’s not the best part of the adventure, but the 600m stroll along the Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk which will take visitors through natural sceneries that will hypnotize their eyes and mystify their senses. Those who are in love with the great outdoors will find that Walpole is an adventure playground of state forests, national parks, tranquil rivers, great picnic spots and wide sandy beaches.
With that in mind, everyone who wants to have the adventure of their lifetime should certainly consider visiting these places for an experience they’ll never forget. Packing their fishing gear carefully and taking everything they need for one such journey, no one will return home without feeling deeply touch of the natural wonders they will have seen here.