Published: Wednesday, 23 November 2011 09:21
Written by Vicki Sly
We are lucky in Western Australia to have a lot of space around us and a city that is filled with playgrounds for children to run free.
Whether it is holiday time or you just need the kids to get outside for a breath of fresh air, playgrounds are a fun and free way to entertain the family.
It would be safe to say that most suburbs in Perth have a large number of playgrounds to choose from, including the city centre. You may have your favourite and if so, we would love to here all about it.
Here are some playgrounds that have been favourites in my family in the past and that you may want to consider the next time you are looking for some kid-friendly activities that won’t break the bank and will give you a break at the same time!
Let’s start at Kings Park which is located on the western edge of the city centre. Along with a thousand acres of parkland to explore, the park has some wonderful playgrounds for active kids.
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Published: Friday, 18 November 2011 11:14
Written by Benji Leggate
Margaret River is the apple of Western Australia’s eye. Not only is it world-renowned for its top wineries and fine dining restaurants and cafes, but it is also famous for its surf, beaches and breathtaking natural attractions. Therefore, your trip to Western Australia won’t be complete if you don’t stop at Margaret River.
If you’re looking for a reason to tempt you to visit the area, here are seven things which you should see or do at least once in Margaret River.
1. Mammoth Cave –There are hundreds of caves near Margaret River, but the one that stands out the most is Mammoth Cave. The cave is divided into multiple chambers, each of which contained fossils as old as 35,000 years. Other factors which make the Mammoth Cave special are a self-guided audio tour and partial disabled access.
2. Leeuwin Estate –Leeuwin Estate is one of the top wineries in the Margaret River region. Previously a cattle station, the 121 acres of vineyards produce over 60,000 cases of wine every year.
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