Houtman Abrolhos Islands, Western Australia.

Temptation of the fresh

From rugged islands to lobster lairs, Western Australia's Coral Coast is sharing its secrets, writes Kerry van der Jagt.

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Wheatfields near Morowa

Morawa - Places to See

Morowa
Typical wheatbelt service town
Located 370 km north of Perth (via Three Springs) and 187 km southeast of Geraldton, Morawa is a typical northern wheatbelt town servicing the surrounding farms and providing minimal facilities for the passer-by. It has, as most of the wheatbelt towns do, a hotel which has been converted to include some simple motel-style accommodation, a bulk loading facility and wheat silos, a railway line and a small shopping centre.

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Wildflowers near Eneabba

Eneabba - Places to See

Eneabba
Sand mining town in heart of wildflower area
Located 278 km north from Perth via the Brand Highway, Eneabba is basically a sand mining town surrounded by some of the most extensive and spectacular wild flower displays anywhere in Western Australia. The town itself is, to be fair, a real non-event with dreary modern housing (with more than a hint of construction town design), a small shopping centre and a service station all of which look as though they have sprung up in the last 20-30 years.

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