Western Australia receives top spot in Lonely Planet’s ten best of Asia Pacific

The region of Margaret River and Southern Western Australia has scored the top spot in Lonely Planet’s latest ranking of destinations in the Asia Pacific regions.

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This list produced by the popular travel guide, pulls together top destinations to visit this year, as decided by the Lonely Planet’s travel experts, who have explored the Asia Pacific region’s highlands, islands and everything in between.

The top five:

  1. Margaret River and Southern WA, Australia
  2. Shikoku, Japan
  3. Bay of Islands and Northland, New Zealand
  4. Singapore
  5. The Cook Islands

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The area of Margaret River and Southern Western Australia is famous for it’s vineyards, artisan food producers, and some of Australia's most spectacular surf beaches and rugged coastline, is just a few hours drive South of Perth.

Find out more about your options for studying in Western Australia here. You can also read more about Margaret River on the Lonely Planet website here.

Also in this year’s list, is the Bay of Islands and Northland area of New Zealand.  The area is famous for it’s endless beaches, islands and giant trees, but was also the location where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed nearly 180 years ago. Celebrations will be taking place throughout the area in 2020.

 Paroa Bay Winery

Find out more about options for studying on the North Island here, and read the Lonely Planet’s travel guide to the region here.

Or contact a Study Options advisor to talk through the many different options for studying in Australia or New Zealand.

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