The mass migration of the area's shore birds is a V-shaped sight to behold.
Two thousand stunning kilometres of raw coastline, teeming with wildlife and dotted with islands, reefs, waterfalls and ancient Aboriginal rock art sites.
'We only got here twice last year, so we're lucky today,' says our expedition leader.
It's hard to say which is more remarkable, the art or the ancient art gallery.
War, shipwrecks and Aboriginal burial grounds - Rottnest is an island steeped in history.
With the mining boom over, Western Australia is placing a new focus on tourism, with Perth at the centre of its efforts.
Perth's famous beach precinct and its landmark 1980s hotel have undergone much-needed makeovers.
Looking for a place of inspiring beauty like nowhere else? Then Western Australia is the place to be. Camp under the stars at Cape Range National Park; take an outback tour to the magnificent Bungle Bungle Range; drive long dazzling coastlines; or just chill-out in city hubs for great food, bars and restaurants. These are what extraordinary holidays are made off.