20 Things You Can Do In Perth, Australia

Things to do in PerthFollowing on from our moving to Australia guide. This article covers some 20 things you can do in Perth! Enjoy!

  1. Visit Rottnest Island – Rottnest is awesome, 30 minute ferry drive and its like you’re on an exotic island. Random fact: 5000 years ago you could walk there from Perth!
  2. Visit the Crown Casino – Discover a world of entertainment at Crown Perth including a casino, two hotels, world-class restaurants and bars, a nightclub, convention centre, theatre and much more.
  3. Visit one of the 3 amazing beaches below – There is  quite a few more but we recommend checking out these first.
  4. Scarborough Beach – Sunsets are especially amazing here
  5. Cottesloe beach – Awesome for a Sunday session!
  6. City Beach – Very nice.
  7. Visit Kings Park – right above the Swan River and Perth city centre. From this perspective you can really see what a beautiful city Perth is.
  8. Hillarys Boat Harbour – State-owned and operated Hillary’s Boat Harbour has been named the best marina in Western Australia
  9. Perth Zoo – Perth Zoo is widely known as a unique events and functions destination and can offer a host of amazing experiences.
  10. Subiaco Oval – Subiaco Oval is a football stadium located in Subiaco, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.
  11. Fremantle Prison – A prison is not something you’d think of as a tourist attraction, but as anyone who’s done the Fremantle Prison tour will tell you, it’s so worth doing
  12. The Art Gallery Of Western Australia – The Art Gallery of Western Australia is home to the State Art Collection and the MoMA Series. The Gallery is open every day except Tuesday.
  13. Western Australia Museum – The Western Australian Museum is the state museum for Western Australia. It has six main sites: in Perth within the Perth Cultural Centre, two in Fremantle, and one each in Albany, Geraldton, and Kalgoorlie-Boulder
  14. Go for a wine tour on the Swan Valley – Located only 25 minutes east of Perth, the Swan Valley is laced with ribbons of vineyards and home to over 150 places to wine and dine – including award-winning wineries and restaurants, microbreweries and distilleries.
  15. Go for a pint in the Cure Tavern  – Great Irish pub in Northbridge. There is quite a few more Irish pubs around.
  16. Enjoy a FREE BBQ on most of the beach’s – Literally hundreds of free BBQ cover the parks and green areas of the city. On a good day Scarborough Beach is truly amazing.
  17. Head over to Penguin island – Located in the spectacular Shoalwater Islands Marine Park, just 45 minutes south of Perth.
  18. Mettam’s Pool – An awesome snorkeling place, crystal blue water and very safe. Just 10 mins from Scarborough beach!
  19. Go to the Bell tower – located on Riverside Drive overlooking the picturesque Swan River is one of Perth’s most unique and must see tourist attractions.
  20. Lastly enjoy Perth’s amazing sunsets! Below is a picture of a sunset from December 2013- But to be honest its like this nearly every day. Sunset In Scarborough Beach, Perth Australia

This list is only a small portion of what is available to do in Perth, think of it as your starter guide. Thanks for reading if you would like more updates please join our mailing list.

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