This guide was researched and written with travel sustainability in mind, and promotes the best eco-accredited businesses in Western Australia. Local and expert authors, are born and bred here, including biologist Tim Flannery. There is comprehensive coverage of 4 Wheel Drive roads and tracks that criss-cross this vast area. There is great new use of colour. There are long-term accommodation options and there is excellent coverage of seasonal work. Around the southwest, cars and campervans are the modes of choice for most travellers, who are catered for with accommodation options in most small towns - so they can stop when they feel like it.