Top Things to do All Over Perth
Dubbed as one of the most isolated capital cities in the world, Perth attracts a huge number of tourists each year looking to enjoy the Aussie culture and vibe. Over the course of their visit, there are a wide variety of experiences that you can be a part off. Here are a few of the topmost popular activities enjoyed by tourists visiting this wondrous city.
- Explore Perth’s Museum, Gallery and Zoo
Discover more about the country’s culture and heritage along the west coast at Western Australian Museum, with its evergreen cultural picks. Look at exquisite art at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, and also make time to visit Perth Zoo, which is heavily dedicated to conserving Australian wildlife.
- Surf or Chill at the Best Beaches
Don’t miss Perth’s beachside towns. Stop in Scarborough for coffee at funky cafés. You can hit the waves at Trigg and the North beaches. Cottesloe beach also remains a popular family/group outing spot too watch the sunset by the beach.
- Day Trip to Swan Valley Winery
A 25 minute drive north-east of the City Centre to Swan Valley where we can find over 30 vineyards that offer wine tasting sessions. This is also considered western Australia’s oldest wine region and we can also cycle around or take a upriver cruise, all whilst sipping fine wine.
- Sail across Perth’s coastline and river
Pursue your passion for boats/yachts and learn to sail in Perth, a city that forever loves boats and take your boat/yacht out too get a spectacular view for the sunset. Can also head to the Royal Perth Yacht Club’s ‘Discover Sailing Centre’ on the Swan River for safe and picturesque sailing along the Matilda Bay.
- Visit the Historic Seaside Port of Fremantle
Thirty minutes away from Perth’s centre, Fremantle Harbour has its own special character. Discover various colonial remnants like Fremantle Prison, the Arts Centre and Old Courthouse and more. Dive into history at the Maritime Museum and Shipwreck Galleries, and be amazed and then don’t forget to grab a drink from a choice of 43 tap beers at the 1843 landmark Sail & Anchor.
- Enjoy Spectacular Views at Kings Park
Wander around in one of the biggest city parks in the world, Kings Park and the Perth Botanic Garden together. Take in the gorgeous views of the Swan and Canning Rivers, the city’s skyline and the Darling Ranges as you walk along the bushland trails, admiring manicured gardens whilst stopping along the various cafés in that area.
- Hop on a Ferry to Rottnest Island and Meet Quokkas
Feel a world away on Rottnest Island, even though it’s barely 19 kilometres from Perth. Access this car-free island by ferry, helicopter or a private boat. Relax on over 60 beaches, snorkel coral reefs, dive various shipwrecks and explore history of the place. Best of all, get all close to cute little marsupial and the cute quokka, that are endemic to Western Australia.