and camping options'
shows Broome stands
top of WA's holiday bucket list
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BROOME is at the top of Western Australia's
holiday "bucket list", according to a new RAC survey of caravanners and
More than 900 people who had either camped or stayed in a caravan in the
state during the last 12 months took part in the study.
They rated Broome as their number one travel destination in WA, followed
by Esperance, Kununurra, Exmouth and the wider Kimberley region.
RAC group executive (tourism) Tony Pickworth said people were lucky to
live "in such a beautiful part of Australia", which offered diverse and
unique holiday experiences.
"The caravan and camping options are endless in WA with so many incredible
holiday spots to choose from, so we wanted to find out the destinations at
the top of everyone's bucket lists," he explained.
"Broome was overwhelmingly the top choice for caravanners and campers, and
it really is like nowhere else in the world.
"Broome's tropical climate makes it the perfect place for a winter
getaway, but it also offers an array of activities from scenic flights,
camel rides on the beach and rich historical and cultural experiences."
Mr Pickworth said people who want a relaxing holiday could not go past its
pristine beaches and spectacular sunsets.
“Another top location for caravanning and camping is Esperance, which is
renowned for its secluded beaches and crystal clear water.
"It's also a nature lovers' paradise, with some of the best snorkelling
spots and nature reserves for those who enjoy bushwalking.
"Regional destinations throughout northern WA featured heavily in our
holiday bucket list, with caravanners and campers particularly wanting to
visit Kununurra, Exmouth, Coral Bay and Karijini."
The survey also found more than 90 percent of respondents were planning to
continue travelling throughout WA in the next 12 months.
"It's fantastic to see Western Australians continuing to explore the
incredible state we live in and supporting the regional communities that
make these places so special," Mr Pickworth said.
"WA offers something for everyone, from spectacular landscapes, beaches
and bushland to some of the best food and wine experiences in the
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