Winners and Awards
CATEGORY 20 - Hosted AccommodationSponsored by Tourism Council WA
Gold - 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 AccommodationSponsored by National Australia Bank
Gold - 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 AccommodationSponsored by Staragencies
Gold - 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 AccommodationSponsored by What's On Group
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 AccommodationSponsored by Scoop Publishing
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
CATEGORY 25 - New Tourism DevelopmentSponsored by Small Business Development Corporation
Gold - 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 TourismSponsored 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
CATEGORY 27 – Local Government Award for TourismSponsored by WA Local Super
Gold - City of Fremantle
Setting the benchmark for development and support of the local tourism industry, the City of Fremantle is successfully reinforcing Fremantle as WA’s most iconic destination. An innovative new place marketing program, Fremantle.Be part of the story was launched in 2014 and the City produces an award winning program of festivals, including the internationally-acclaimed Fremantle Street Arts Festival. It also operates its own visitor centre turning over $1m of tourism product every year. A recent revitalisation strategy has proven successful with a $1 billion+ development pipeline which includes the Doubletree by Hilton and the $220m Kings Square project.
Silver - Shire of Irwin
Bronze - City of Albany
CATEGORY 28 – Excellence in Food TourismSponsored by Tourism WA
Located just 5 minutes from town, The Lake House Denmark is a must visit destination. It’s the perfect place to stop for a bite to eat. Unwind with a glass of wine and savour our delicious vineyard lunches, pies and curries using local produce or simply relax with a coffee and a piece of home-made cake. Try our gourmet Vinofood range and WineSpa bodycare products plus a selection of local produce.
Silver - Kalamunda Farmers Market
Bronze - Eat Drink Perth
CATEGORY 1 – Major Tourist AttractionsSponsored by The Sunday Times
Kings Park is Western Australia’s premier tourist destination. A large inner-metropolitan park, it showcases the Western Australian Botanic Garden, many important memorials, landscaped parkland and a significant area of remnant bushland. Kings Park is an iconic part of Western Australian life; a place of inspiration, relaxation, recreation and wonder; something we proudly share with interstate and overseas visitors. And share it we do – over 6 million people visit the Park every year. The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority manages Kings Park and Botanic Garden to ensure the conservation of native biological diversity and cultural heritage icons, while providing a unique tourist destination.