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The Kimberley, Australia: Marks in the sand

Melissa Fyfe Melissa Fyfe enjoys spectacular scenery and indigenous culture on a Kimberley coastal trail.

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Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia: A whale of a time

Ningaloo Reef is one of the most reliable places on the planet to see whale sharks and the 2014 season starts now, continuing until July.

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One day three ways: Broome

Brian Johnston Board a helicopter for a bird's-eye coastline view and get a four-hour tour of Willie Creek.

Airlines

Flight test: Tigerair to Perth

Tigerair

Flight Test Tiger has had its problems, but $161 to Perth return? Bargain.

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Suite treat in the wild west

This Perth addition is rare find, writes Fleur Bainger.

Famous Flyer: Layne Beachley

Bronwyn McNulty Layne Beachley loves travel's scope for reinvention.

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Welcome to the hottest town in Australia

Marble Bar

Daniel Scott Daniel Scott pulls into the hottest town in Australia around lunchtime. The campervan seats are burning his legs.

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One out of the box

Don Tapa

Fleur Bainger contains herself by the seaside.

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Frequent Flyer: Alex Cearns

Jane Reddy I'm quite particular about which airlines I fly with, sometimes right down to which aircraft.

Bargains

Get going: Cable Beach Resort

WA Pinctada

edited by BELINDA JACKSON Get away in February to Pinctada Cable Beach Resort in Broome and save $200.

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Swanning it out west

swan valley

Perth's Swan Valley is a glorious getaway for foodies, families and fine wine lovers, writes Kerry van der Jagt.

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Saltwater dreaming

Dunes, dugongs and a town called Denham: there is more to Shark Bay than dolphins at Monkey Mia, writes Kerry van Der Jagt.

Mama Holiday

With a thong in my heart

Tracey Spicer For me, this one item of footwear sums up what it means to be Australian.

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Love on the rocks

Miri Miri Falls

Newlywed Tom Reilly gives romance a chance.

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Twenty reasons to visit Broome

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The vibrant red earth meeting the turquoise Indian Ocean conspire to make Broome one of Australia's most romantic towns, writes Daniel Scott.

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Star light, stars bright

Greg Quicke sets up his telescopes.

The sky's the limit in Broome, writes Melissa Fyfe.

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Taking the plunge out west

A tandem jump over Perth.

Adrenalin rushes come by air, land and water in Perth, writes Mal Chenu.

Airlines

Flight test: Virgin Australia's domestic business class

Virgin Australia's domestic A330 business class seats are are good fun to ride with lots of angles, alignments, foot rest and lumbar support choices, all the way to the lie-flat bed, which at eight degrees is not quite horizontal but certainly nap-worthy.

Flight Test How does Virgin Australia's domestic business class on its transcontinental flights stack up?

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Big days out

Oman sailing on Azzura.

Among a wealth of short forays in fascinating places, Traveller picks some of its favourites.

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To taste, just add the season

Barossa vintage festival

No matter what time of the year you travel, a gourmet getaway is never far away, writes Winsor Dobbin.