Whiteman Park named WA’s top tourist attraction at Tourism Awards

Whiteman Park named WA’s top tourist attraction at Tourism Awards

WHITEMAN Park was named top major tourist attraction in the State at the 2016 WA Tourism Awards last weekend.

The State Department of Planning-run park beat silver recipient Rottnest Island and bronze recipient Perth Zoo, as well as the Bell Tower and Adventure World.

In the past year the Whiteman Village playground has had a $250,000 upgrade, added carparking and toilet facilities, bike and footpath improvements, and a visitor information bay added.

Whiteman Park includes Caversham Wildlife Park, the Motor Museum of WA, Tractor Museum of WA, Heritage Electric Tram Rides, Whiteman Explorer tours and Bennett Brook Railway vintage train rides.

Other winners at the awards organised by the Tourism Council WA included Argyle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster, COMO The Treasury at the State Buildings and Vinofood by The Lake House in Denmark.

Bus and coach service provider ADAMS won the Sir David Brand Award for Tourism for outstanding achievement in servicing the industry.