Long distance driving

Travelling by road is undoubtedly the best way to see Western Australia, however it can be challenging and unpredictable at times.

When driving on regional roads you may encounter fires, floods, animals, extreme weather conditions or unsealed roads.

In order to be prepared for any situation that may arise, know before you go!

Plan your trip to avoid delays via our Travel Map.

This page highlights rest areas and amenities provided to enable you to manage fatigue whilst travelling.
Roads and driving conditions can be challenging and different to what you’re used to. Be prepared and consider these tips.
Remember to check current road conditions before you leave to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable trip.

Related links

A wealth of travel information on the Tourism WA website


Modified: 06 Mar 2019