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West side story

Western Australia’s Coral Coast is a nature-lover’s Eden. This 1200km road trip is a masterclass in how to do it right.


GALLERY: Discover Dirk Hartog Island

On 25 October 1616, Dutch explorer Dirk Hartog landed on a long, narrow island off the Gascoyne coast in Shark Bay. To mark the 400th anniversary of the first Dutch contact with Western Australia, an ecological project aims to restore the island to the wilderness it was in 1616. Enjoy these stunning pics of WA’s biggest isle and read more in the latest issue of Australian Geographic (AG#134).


Gallery: Camel trek

Inspired by Robyn Davidson’s 1977 epic camel trek, Esther Nunn led three camels 3000km from Alice Springs to Shark Bay, WA.