Updated: Sep 27, 2020
Western Australia was the last state I needed to visit in Australia. We arrived in Perth on Monday morning around midnight, picked up our rental car, and drove to our hostel. The next morning, we hopped on a ferry to Rottenness Island to see the famous smiley Quokkas. As adorable as the furry creatures were, we struggled to find other activities to fill the remainder of our time; we ended up walking around about half of the island. Once we returned back to the city, we made a pit stop at Little Creatures Brewery and then continued our journey to our next hostel about 1.5 hours away. Tuesday morning the 3 of us decided to explore our adventurous side and attempt dune boarding! Disclaimer: multiple butts were bruised in the making of the videos/photos posted below. Despite the pain and slight embarrassment, it was a lot of fun! Our next stop was Nambung National Park were did a driving tour to see the pinnacles; I made an excellent tour guide if I do say so myself. The Pinnacles essentially look like massive anthills and these formations are only found in this area. The tour then continued to see a pink lake during the 4 hour drive to our hotel. However, when we got to the lake, it was not as pink as previously advertised so needless to say we were all a little disappointed. On Wednesday we made our way to Kalbarri National Park to do a little hiking and to see Nature’s Window. Unfortunately, the weather was hotter than we expected so after we took a few pictures, we headed back to the car and drove back into town; we could not arrive to our air bnb before 5 pm so we had a couple of hours to kill. After we grabbed lunch on the beach and toured the small town, we made our way to the air bnb. This air bnb had to be one of the nicest homes that I have stayed in and the host family was absolutely lovely! We had our own wing of the house with tea, coffee, a kettle, and filtered water in each of our rooms.