Australia's Golden Outback 2023 Holiday Planner


Be enchanted by blankets of ephemeral candy-coloured blooms juxtaposed against centuries-old rock formations come wildflower season in Western Australia’s Golden Outback.


F rom late winter and early spring, thousands of pastel pink, yellow and purple wildflowers carpet the wilds of the state’s vast outback — the sight of over 12,000 varieties blooming in a multi-coloured vision signalling the impending spring. A wet winter makes for a better wildflower season, particularly in the north where blooms are more susceptible to dry conditions. From late July in the northern regions of the Golden Outback, follow the wildflower season south through late winter for awe-inspiring views. From golden hued fields of canola, to wildflower carpeted bushland, to flower-studded seaside cliffs, the landscapes invite visitors to stop and smell the fragrant wildflowers. The Gascoyne-Murchison The wildflower season comes early to the Gascoyne Murchison region, with blooms typically visible from late July or early August. A covering of mulla mulla, scarlet red sturt desert pea, everlastings, native cornflower, eremophiloa, flannel bush, cassias, acacias, bachelor buttons and golden billy buttons take over the hinterland from late winter in some of the best wildflower displays in the state. Looming Mount Augustus, surrounded by delicate wildflowers, is always a vivd

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