Winners and Awards

CATEGORY 17 - Tourism Wineries, Distilleries & Boutique Breweries

Sponsored by CMS Events

CORE Cider House is a destination providing sweeping apple orchard view, artisan ciders, and an a-la-carte menu that espouses ‘fresh, local and farm-to-table’. ‘CORE’ is situated on a 4th generation family farm which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year! CORE provides a complete rural tourism experience, allowing visitors to unwind and take in the magnificence of the property from the grand deck or the cider garden among the apple trees. All this and they’re only 35 minutes from the Perth business district in in the beautiful orcharding district of Pickering Brook.

Silver - Sandalford Wines

Bronze - Elmar's in the Valley

CATEGORY 18 - Tourist & Caravan Parks

Sponsored by Caravan Industry Associations WA

BIG4 Peppermint Park is a 4 .5 star rated WA Gold award winning Tourism Holiday Park, centrally located on the doorstep of Busselton and Dunsborough. Uniquely nestled within 8 ha of natural bush-land, and only a short 300 meters stroll to the white sands and crystal clear waters of Geographe Bay. This eco- friendly tourist park, is perfectly located to access all the attractions the South West of Western Australia has to offer. Surrounded by leafy peppermint trees, have comfortable 1 and 2 bedroom self-contained cabins, studio apartments, spacious grassed camping sites and great facilities, this eco-friendly park is the perfect destination to “Have Real Holiday”.

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CATEGORY 19 - Backpacker Accommodation

Sponsored by Tourism Council WA

Beaches of Broome

Beaches of Broome is the newest and most beautifully appointed backpackers and budget resort in the North West. Our contemporary, stylish property offers total luxury at an affordable price. Our guests can choose from dorms, private rooms with shared facilities or our stunning ensuite rooms, all included continental breakfast, air conditioning and airport transfers. The fully equipped kitchen, swimming pool, bar and lounge and informative tour desk ensure every travellers needs are met. Beaches of Broome allows you to experience the ultimate in backpackers resort accommodation that will forever change your view of budget travel.

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CATEGORY 20 - Hosted Accommodation

Sponsored by Tourism Council WA

HideAway Haven

Becki Shaver and Maggie van Santen are the hostesses of HideAway Haven. What does being a hosted accommodation mean to us? It means we ensure our guests not only receive a warm welcome, an impeccable room with facilities to ensure a comfortable stay, but we guarantee our guests experience a comprehensive and highly personalised service from their hostesses. Our hosted accommodation is our primary business, it is what we love doing, it is our life. We have been accredited through WA Tourism and received our 5* rating through Star Ratings Australia.

Silver - Fawkes House

Bronze - Lavendale Farm

CATEGORY 21 - Unique Accommodation

Sponsored by National Australia Bank

Berkeley River Lodge

The Berkeley River Lodge is one of the most remote properties in Western Australia, offering guests barefoot luxury among rugged landscapes, towering gorges, waterfalls and the ultimate Kimberley adventure. 20 private luxury villas sit atop a 65m high dune system, offering guests views across the Timor Sea and the Berkeley River itself. With so much natural beauty surrounding the Lodge, it’s even more amazing to think that half the adventure is actually getting there!

Silver - Faraway Bay

Bronze - Sail Ningaloo

CATEGORY 22 - Standard Accommodation

Sponsored by Staragencies

Cottesloe Beach Hotel

The Cottesloe Beach Hotel offers modern boutique accommodation, in a spectacular beachside holiday setting. The Cottesloe Beach Hotel allows guests to experience Perth’s enviable beachside lifestyle. The 13 rooms have recently been refurbished, featuring a stylish, sleek, modern design. 10 of the rooms enjoy sweeping ocean views. They have wide private balconies with cushioned lounges perfect for soaking up the sun or getting cosy while enjoying a magical WA sunset. Guests have access to the property’s three renowned restaurants and bars, The Beach Club, Cott & Co. Fish Bar and The Verandah Bar.

Silver - Perth Ambassador Hotel

Bronze - Amalfi Beach Resort Busselton

CATEGORY 23 - Deluxe Accommodation

Sponsored by What's On Group

Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments

Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments is Kununurra’s newest and only 4.5 star accommodation option and is located opposite the beautiful Celebrity Tree Park and Lily Creek Lagoon on the Victoria Highway Kununurra. ‘Freshwater’ comprises 60 short stay and 20 permanent residential apartments ranging from studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom and deluxe apartments. Designed around a stunning free-form resort style pool, the resort is sensitively landscaped to create a cool and relaxed environment. Apartments have been architecturally designed to take advantage of the tropical climate. Large balconies and patios and complimentary BBQ’s encourage indoor/outdoor living.

Silver - Citadines St Georges Terrace Perth

Bronze - Sunmoon Boutique Resort

CATEGORY 24 - Luxury Accommodation

Sponsored by Scoop Publishing

Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa

Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa is the only resort directly overlooking Broome’s iconic Cable Beach. The Resort offers four styles of accommodation, three restaurants, bars, the adults only Ocean Pool, the Family Pool, water playground, playground, mini golf, tennis courts and the Chahoya Spa by L’Occitane.

Silver - Crown Metropol Perth

Bronze - The Best Western Premier Terrace Hotel

CATEGORY 25 - New Tourism Development

Sponsored by Small Business Development Corporation

Segway Tours WA

Segway Tours WA commenced operating our tours and experience zone in Perth late September 2013. We offer guided tours along the Perth foreshore starting at our tour base at Barrack Street Jetty going west to the University and East to Claisebrook Cove. Our Rottnest base and tours started operations early December 2013 extending our tour product to the Kingstown Barracks area and through to Henrietta Rocks on Rottnest Island. The Segway Tours are new innovative tourism product and the first of its kind in Perth and Rottnest Island.

Silver - Abyss at Adventure World

Bronze - Fervor

CATEGORY 26 – Qantas Award For Excellence in Sustainable Tourism

Sponsored by Qantas

Gold - APT


Australian family-owned company, the essence of APT began in Melbourne in the 1920s. More than 85 years on, APT offers life-enriching trips to every continent, and through the company’s vast industry experience, innovative investments, meticulous planning and unquestionable passion it has earned a place among the world’s most well-regarded travel companies

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