The inner city of Perth bustles with activity and offers
a range of choices for souvenir shopping, theatre
productions, and of course enjoying water activities on
the Perth Swan River such as Jet skiing, surfcatting and
river cruises. You will also find a range of dining
choices from 5 star restaurants to casual alfresco
dining on the foreshore.
Kings Park is Perth’s pride & joy, presenting a mix of
untouched bushland, botanic gardens, walkways & grassy
Take a walk on the Federation Walkway, relax with a
picnic and take advantage of free barbecue facilities.
Enjoy an impressive wildflower display in spring or the
outdoor cinema in summer.
Within minutes of the city centre are Perth’s beaches.
There are nineteen to choose from such as Scarborough
Beach, great for surfing or like Cottesloe with its
beachside cafes and pristine beach ideal for families.
Shopping in Perth is fun and affordable. You’ll find
department and chain stores as well as chic designer
outlets, all with a blend of design influences including
Aboriginal, Asian, African and European.
Dining out in Perth is all about fresh local produce,
fine wines and a superb setting. The warm climate
encourages people out onto the street and down to the
water’s edge. Restaurants and nightlife cater for all
tastes and budgets in the city centre and the suburbs.
Attractions in the Perth metropolitan area include the
Perth Mint, Stirling Gardens, Lake Monger, the Art
Gallery of Western Australia, Western Australian Museum,
Concert Hall, Cultural Centre, His Majesty’s Theatre and
the Institute of Contemporary Arts.
The Swan Valley is only 20 minutes from Perth by car or
tourist coach and is easily accessible by public
transport (train and bus) or river boat. Organised tours
are also available offering full and half day trips
through the Swan Valley.
The valley became one of the first wine producing
regions in Australia and one of the best known. There
are some 30 wineries in the valley ranging from small
family operations to multi-million dollar businesses.
Most have cellar door sales and many also serve food.
You can have fun tasting and choosing a wine and
ordering a meal at the same time.
10 minute drive from Perth is Fremantle which has become
a cultural, historical and entertainment mecca. It is a
huge port and has a busy industrial area around the
docks with containers piled high on the old wharves.
However, it has another side that boasts a number of
galleries, shops, restaurants, cafes, pubs and
nightclubs scattered throughout its quaint streets,
parks, river and coastal areas.
Perth offers a myriad of accommodation choices to suit
all budgets: Hotels, Motels, 5 star Resorts,
Self-Contained Apartments, Holiday Home and backpackers.