Winners and Awards

CATEGORY 1 - Major Tourist Attractions

Sponsored by Tourism Council WA

Gold - Whiteman Park

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 Attractions

Sponsored 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 & Events

Sponsored by Tourism Council WA

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. 

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CATEGORY 4 - Festivals & Events

Sponsored 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. 

Silver - 2017 RAC Perth Caravan & Camping Show

Bronze - 2016 Australian University Games

CATEGORY 5 - Ecotourism

Sponsored by Parks & Wildlife Service

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 Tourism

Sponsored by Tourism WA

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. 

Silver - The Bell Tower, Home of the Swan Bells, Perth

Bronze - Museum of the Great Southern, Western Australian Museum

CATEGORY 7 - Qantas Award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tourism

Sponsored by Qantas

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 Services

Sponsored by Guru Productions

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 Services

Sponsored by RAC Travel

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 Venues

Sponsored 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. 

Silver - Pullman Bunker Bay Resort Margaret River Region

Bronze - Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa