Winners and Awards

CATEGORY 11 - Major Tour & Transport Operator

Sponsored by Budget Car & Truck Rentals

Gold - Aviair

Aviair specialises in scenic air tours to Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungle) which is one of only 12 natural world heritage listed areas in Australia. With a 2 hour round trip scenic flight from Kununurra and options to land for guided walks, helicopter flights and overnight stays, there are beautifully crafted Aviair tours on offer.

Silver - Rottnest Fast Ferries

Bronze - Willie Creek Pearls

CATEGORY 12 - Tour & Transport Operator

Sponsored by Vanguard Press

Walk into Luxury is a West Australian walking tour business specialising in private and small group luxury walking tours on the Cape to Cape Track and the Bibbulmun Track in Australia's South-West. Walk into Luxury has been named for 3 consecutive years in Luxury Travel Magazine’s Gold List in the Best Tour Operator category, and in 2016 joined the Great Walks of Australia collective as the first West Australian member. 

Silver - Top Drop Tours

Bronze - Cape to Cape Explorer Tours

CATEGORY 13 - Adventure Tourism

Sponsored by RAC Travel

An adventure experience straight from the pages of National Geographic, Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures allows visitors to explore one of the most remote and majestic regions in Australia.

Silver - Helispirit

Bronze - Ningaloo Discovery

CATEGORY 14 - Destination Marketing

Sponsored by Countrywide Publications

In 2017 ANW launched its Epic Pilbara campaign. The campaign reveals the stories of four different people whose lives are shaped by the incredible Pilbara landscape. It captures their unbridled passion for the region - a passion they also share with visitors who come to see and experience the epic Pilbara.   

Silver - Margaret River Gourmet Escape

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CATEGORY 15 - Tourism Restaurants & Catering Services

Sponsored by Tourism WA

Located just five minutes from the town of Denmark, The Lake House Denmark cellar door, cafe and restaurant is a popular tourist destination with its natural beauty and rustic charm. Enjoy casual dining in our restaurant and cafe, or sit on the lakeside deck or a picnic rug overlooking the lake. 

Silver - Sandalford Wines

Bronze - CORE Cider House

CATEGORY 16 - Tourism Wineries, Distilleries & Breweries

Sponsored by CGM Communications

The establishment of Sandalford in 1840 coincided with both the first European settlement at the Colony of Perth and birth of WA’s world famous wine industry.  For over 175 years Sandalford has continually adapted and improved to meet the changing needs of the growing market. 

Silver - The Lake House Denmark

Bronze - Entopia Wines

CATEGORY 17 - Caravan & Holiday Parks

Sponsored by Caravan Industry Association WA

RAC Cervantes Holiday Park is located in the town of Cervantes, home to the world famous Pinnacles, roughly 200km north of Perth, which makes it an ideal short break holiday location. RAC Cervantes Holiday Park is renowned for its picturesque setting and beach front location with a range of accommodation options. 

Silver - Kimberleyland Holiday Park

Bronze - Wintersun Caravan Park

CATEGORY 18 - Hosted Accommodation

Sponsored by Quick Slip Frames

The Beach House at Bayside is the 2016 Qantas Australian Tourism Award winner for Hosted Accommodation.  The ten room accredited, and five star rated Boutique B&B Hotel is purpose built, offers a liquor licence, and is conveniently located beyond the dunes along King George Sound in beautiful Albany, Western Australia.

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Bronze - Mary's Farm Cottages

CATEGORY 19 - Unique Accommodation

Sponsored by Tourism Australia

An accommodation experience straight from the pages of National Geographic, the Horizontal Hotel floats on picturesque Talbot Bay within the Buccaneer Archipelago, one of the most remote regions in Australia. Only accessible by seaplane, our luxury houseboat accommodates up to 40 guests and 10 staff. 

Silver - Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef

Bronze - Kooljaman at Cape Leveque

CATEGORY 20 - Self Contained Accommodation

Sponsored by Tourism Council WA

Balingup Heights Hilltop Forest Cottages is a 46 acre property that overlooks the magical village of Balingup. Balingup Heights has 6 fully self-contained cottages, 3 x 2 bedroom and 3 x 1 bedroom, set apart in a 25 acre Jarrah & Marri hilltop forest. All cottages provide spectacular views over the valleys below.

Silver - Bickley Brook Cottage

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