Although Australia's spectacular wildflower season starts in late July, it's worth preparing for your trip beforehand. From mid-July, the flowers through the Gascoyne Murchison and Wheatbelt begin to bloom, with beautiful orchids, everlastings, and countless other species on show. There’s no better time to visit Australia's wildflower season than springtime, with its great network of self-drive trails.
Australia’s Wildflower Season Is a Spectacle Not to Miss
You may witness some of Western Australia's most breathtaking displays every year from July through early October as blankets of bright wildflowers color the desert landscape and rare individual species can be spotted all over Wildflower Country.
Numerous species of wildflowers, many of which are unique to Australia's Coral Coast, number in the thousands and is known worldwide to be one of the most spectacular flowering experience. If you're planning on visiting Australia and want to see the bursting wildflowers, here's all the information you need to know.
Everlastings, verticordias, the wreath flower, pom-poms, and numerous orchid species such ant, donkey, fairy, and pink candy orchids are all common in the Northern Wheatbelt and Wildflower Country. Explore vast outcrops and nature reserves in the Central and North-East Wheatbelt, home to several orchid species and everlastings. Hakea, Grevillea, innumerable varieties of orchids, including the endangered Queen of Sheba orchid, and other abundant wildflower displays can be seen in the Southern Wheatbelt far into September.
Wildflower blossoming typically begins around the Goldfields area in mid-August, while the southern outback coast reaches its height in September and October with the Fitzgerald River National Park and its peculiar-looking royal hakea and the national parks surrounding Esperance in full bloom.
Wildflower Adventure Way
Every spring, when the wildflowers emerge, Road Trip Country is awash in vibrant color. This seasonal phenomenon, which includes everything from carpets of everlastings to small, rare orchids and distinctive wreath flowers, must be seen! The ideal 3-day tour, starting in Perth, will take you through some of Western Australia's most stunning wildflower destinations.
Types of Flower Trails in Australia’s Wildflower Season
There are several types of wildflower trails you should know about if you're planning on visiting Australia.