Winners and Awards
CATEGORY 1 - Major Tourist AttractionsSponsored by Tourism Council WA
Gold - Whiteman Park
Located on the doorstep of the Swan Valley, Whiteman Park is one of the largest metropolitan recreation and conservation parks in the world. Covering nearly 4,000 hectares, the Park is a place to enjoy life’s simplest pleasures – walking or cycling on peaceful bush paths, playing with the kids or simply delighting in the calmness of our unspoilt natural heritage.
Silver - Fremantle Prison
Bronze - Rottnest Island
CATEGORY 2 - Tourist AttractionsSponsored by Hello Perth
The Bell Tower is one of the world’s largest musical instruments and houses the historic bells of Saint Martin-in-the-Fields Church, London.
The Bell Tower offers visitors fascinating displays on these famous 14th century bells and the ancient art of bell ringing, as well as stunning 360 degree views of the Perth city skyline, Elizabeth Quay and the Swan River from the observation deck.
Silver - Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures
Bronze - National Anzac Centre
CATEGORY 3 - Major Festivals & EventsSponsored by Tourism Council WA
Gold - Mandurah Crab Fest
The Channel 7 Mandurah Crab Fest is the largest free annual event in the Peel Region and showcases Mandurah’s unique location, home-grown talent, delicious fresh seafood, it’s unique waterways and of course the blue manna crab which is synonymous with the area.
CATEGORY 4 - Festivals & EventsSponsored by What's On Group
Presented by Audi, Margaret River Gourmet Escape is the most extraordinary food and wine festival on the international culinary calendar attracting over 18,000 visitors in 2016. It is a three day festival which showcases Western Australia’s, Margaret River Region tourism destination.
Bronze - 2016 Australian University Games
CATEGORY 5 - EcotourismSponsored by Parks & Wildlife Service
Gold - Cape to Cape Explorer Tours
Cape to Cape Explorer Tours specialises in providing high quality eco tours, both guided and self-guided experiences, focused on the unique environment of the south-west.
Silver - Rottnest Island
Bronze - Live Ningaloo
CATEGORY 6 - Cultural TourismSponsored by Tourism WA
Gold - Fremantle Prison
Fremantle Prison is Western Australia’s premier heritage tourist attraction delivering a diverse range of unforgettable visitor experiences. It is the largest convict built structure in Australia and the most intact convict establishment in the southern hemisphere.
CATEGORY 7 - Qantas Award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander TourismSponsored by Qantas
Gold - Kooljaman at Cape Leveque
Kooljaman at Cape Leveque is a 100% Indigenous owned wilderness camp on the Dampier Peninsula in North Western Australia. The amazing wildlife, unique landscape, marine life and stunning coastline make Kooljaman a must see destination for anyone exploring the Kimberley.
Silver - Narlijia Cultural Tours Broome
Bronze - Ngurrangga Tours
CATEGORY 8 - Specialised Tourism ServicesSponsored by Guru Productions
Gold - Sightseeing Pass Australia
Sightseeing Pass has been designed to help make the travel experience easy and convenient for every visitor. It is an online platform where anyone can seamlessly plan, organise and book multiple offerings from tourism operators across Western Australia.
Silver - Private Properties
Bronze - Vasse Virgin
CATEGORY 9 - Visitor Information ServicesSponsored by RAC Travel
Gold - Swan Valley Visitor Centre
The award-winning Swan Valley Visitor Centre offers state of the art services for one of Western Australia’s most iconic food and wine destinations. Through customer service excellence, the centre is a welcoming shop front for the entire Swan Valley region.
Silver - Kalgoorlie Boulder Visitor Centre
Bronze - Geraldton Visitor Centre
CATEGORY 10 - Business Event VenuesSponsored by Perth Convention Bureau
Rendezvous Hotel Perth Scarborough is WA's largest beach-side conference and events venue. Located just 15 minutes from the Perth CBD on the white sand of Scarborough Beach, the iconic Hotel offers an extraordinary setting with endless ocean views, 337 accommodation rooms, 24 versatile meeting spaces and sophisticated hotel facilities.