Winners and Awards
CATEGORY 13 - Adventure TourismSponsored by RAC Parks & Resorts
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. Our range of tours are for the true adventurers, taking people way off the beaten track and deep into the red heart of the Kimberley. Travelling by land, sea and air our tours visit a number of amazing sites, including Beagle Bay, Cape Leveque, One Arm Point, Buccaneer Archipelago and Horizontal Falls.
Silver - Ningaloo Discovery
Bronze - Three Islands Whale Shark Dive
CATEGORY 14 - Destination MarketingSponsored by Countrywide Publications
The Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association (MRBTA) was established on 1 July 2015 and is the product of two previously competing entities, the Augusta Margaret River Tourism Association and Geographe Bay Tourism Association. These two award winning associations have over 50 years’ experience in destination marketing, visitor servicing and natural and historical asset management.
Silver - Rottnest Island
CATEGORY 15 - Tourism Restaurants & Catering ServicesSponsored by Careers Australia
Gold - Sandalford Wines
Founded in 1840 by the Western Australia’s first Surveyor General, John Septimus Roe, Sandalford Wines is one of Australia’s oldest and largest privately owned wineries. Sandalford's restaurant was opened in 1998 to enhance the tourism facilities already offered at Sandalford Wines. Vineyard views, fresh regional produce and a charming, rustic interior, are just some of the highlights at Sandalford’s award winning restaurant. For a taste of history, alfresco dining is available under 126 year old vines and a grand open fireplace indoors ensures an intimate setting.
Silver - The Lake House Denmark
Bronze - Cottesloe Beach Hotel
CATEGORY 16 - Tourism Wineries, Distilleries & BreweriesSponsored by Tourism Council WA
Gold - Sandalford Wines
The key objective for Sandalford Wines is to produce outstanding premium wines. At the same time, Sandalford has a vision to provide local, interstate and overseas tourists with a ‘must’ visit destination to Sandalford’s Swan Valley operations, and to provide them with a truly world class wine tourism, education and hospitality experience.
Silver - Entopia Wines
Bronze - The Lake House Denmark
CATEGORY 17 - Caravan & Holiday ParksSponsored by Caravan Industry Association WA
Denmark Ocean Beach Holiday Park is a leafy green eco-friendly park featuring a variety of options to suit the holiday makers needs. Whether it be a real bush camping experience (with the addition of modern facilities), a manicured flat site for the travellers' home away from home, a budget minded cabin or a beautifully appointed chalet set in pristine rural surrounds, this park has it all.
Silver - Kimberleyland Holiday Park
Bronze - RAC Busselton Holiday Park
CATEGORY 18 - Hosted AccommodationSponsored by Tourism Council WA
Gold - The Beach House at Bayside
The Beach House at Bayside offers ten luxuriously appointed hotel style rooms and is rated as a five star hosted accommodation property via Star Ratings Australia. The guest experience focuses on a full suite of professional, personalised bespoke service from the Hosts, Sally and Craig Pullin.
Silver - Hideaway Haven
Bronze - KalyaaNa Spa & Wellness Retreat
CATEGORY 19 - Unique AccommodationSponsored 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 48 guests and 25 staff. After a day of adventure and exploration our guests relax on-board enjoying freshly caught barramundi, majestic views and a spectacular sunset before retiring to the privacy of their own air conditioned cabin.
Silver - Faraway Bay
CATEGORY 20 - Self Contained AccommodationSponsored by Ascert Australia
Gold - Cape Howe Cottages
Cape Howe Cottages provide six distinctly different secluded holiday retreats nestled amid 50 hectares of private nature reserve near Lowlands Beach on the far south coast of Western Australia. These fully self contained cottages are spaced well apart, exceptionally well equipped with everything needed for a comfortable and memorable stay in total privacy.
CATEGORY 21 - Standard AccommodationSponsored by Careers Australia
Gold - The Murray Hotel
The Murray Hotel is the smallest, family run 3½ star property in Perth with excellent customer service and a “home away from home” vibe. The staff pride themselves on providing the best service possible to ensure their guests have a memorable visit to Perth. It’s an excellent location for self-drive guests as the hotel has free parking and a free CAT bus outside. It’s great for overnight or short 2 to 4-night breaks in Perth for corporate guests, families and tourists. It’s the only hotel in Perth that offers a complimentary breakfast!
Silver - Kangaroo Inn
CATEGORY 22 - Deluxe AccommodationSponsored by Kirkgate Consulting
Gold - Seashells Mandurah
Seashells Mandurah is 4.5-star AAA rated tourism accommodation on the absolute beachfront on the Indian Ocean overlooking Comet Bay and the stunning Peel Estuary in the Mandurah Ocean Marina, spread over 1.85 hectares. We manage 58 fully self-contained 1 and 2 bedroom tourism apartments and villas with an average yearly occupancy of 79%, servicing over 35,000 guests and approximately 110 individual conferences and events.