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Your Ultimate Guide To The Swan Valley Wine Region

The people of Perth like nothing more than a good old fashioned Perth wine crawl. Getting your friends together and visiting some local wineries is almost a right of passage for us. That’s why any trip to Perth is really not complete unless you tour the Swan Valley region taking in all the best in…

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Local Heroes: Help Marty Conquer Mental Health While He Runs A 600KM Ultramarathon

For those who are unaware of what an ultramarathon requires, strap yourself in. The official definition is anyone who runs longer than the traditional 42.5km marathon distance. The ultimate test in body and mind perseverance – those who are game enough to take part in an ultramarathon usually double the length bringing the total distance…

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Top Wedding Venues In Perth To Tie-The-Knot in 2019

Finding the perfect venue to tie-the-knot is an important piece of the wedding puzzle. Getting this right makes other decisions such as decorations, flowers and seating arrangements just that little bit easier. If you and your loved one are recently engaged (a huge congrats!) or are daydreaming of your special day – our list of…

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Top 10 Perth Breweries You Should Visit in 2019

As Australians, we’ve always had a love affair with beer. But in the last few years, the Perth beer scene has seriously upped its game with a bunch of new breweries opening specialising in their very own version of liquid gold. Now, it’s not uncommon to see craft breweries offering a variety of flavours including…

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Change Is In The Air: Horizons West Merge With Westwide Bus Company

2019 has been a big year for Horizons West with the successful launch of our first app in partnership with Curtin University. We’ve also been working hard on getting new bus decals across our fleet but the biggest news so far is the announcement of our merger with Westwide Bus and Coach Charter. We formally…

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8 Perth Getaways to Cure The Winter Blues

It’s that time of year. The days are getting shorter and you’re leaving the office in the dark. Although winter generally calls for a Netflix binge-session and takeaway in bed, getting out of Perth may just be your perfect adventure to cure those winter blues. From some of the most prestigious wineries in Margaret River…

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Event Guide: 8 Events In Perth Not To Miss in 2019

Keeping up with all the top events each month in Perth is hard work. It’s a luxury these days to have the time to fully plan out your weekend before it comes around. But neverfail, if you’re strapped for time running the kids to sport while juggling an overflowing email inbox, we’ve come to the…

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Where to Celebrate Your Birthday In Perth This Year

It’s that time of year again! Your friends have pointed out that it’s your 30th… 40th….. Or even 50th…. You know you want to get your family and friends together but don’t know where to start. For any event to go off with a bang, you first need to think about the venue. Start by…

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Cott Cat Free Shuttle Bus: Sculptures by the Sea Returns in 2019

The last week in Perth has been a scorcher, with temperatures consistently hitting the mid 30’s. Things won’t be cooling down though in March with Sculptures By The Sea returning for yet another year. Taking centre stage on Cottesloe Beach, our favourite event of the year is expected to attract over 240,000 visitors showcasing cutting…

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Hot Dub Wine Machine Returns For Another Year

What You Need To Know The Line-Up With its enormous success last year, it’s only fitting that our good friends at Hot Dub Wine Machine return for yet another year of action-packed wine-ing. Top notch entertainment will grace the stages surrounded by lush grapevines while our favourite local food vendors will be showcasing all the…

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Town of Cambridge Shuttle Bus: How To Get To The Beach For Free

Summer is just around the corner which means that it’s time to get the family together, pack your sandals and surfboards and head to the coast. To help you get to the beach and shops this summer, we have teamed up once again with our good friends at the Town of Cambridge to bring you…

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Case Study: How We Supported The 2018 Australian Primary Principals Conference

Horizons West is always proud of the work we do with the local Perth school community. Helping our local schools is a key area of focus for our brand. This means making sure our Perth school students arrive at their excursions, swimming lessons and athletics carnivals both safely and on time. This month saw us…

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