– Perth Information Guide –
Perth is the caPital city of western australia with just under two million PeoPle and is said to be one of the most beautiful cities in australia. it’s famous for long days of sunshine, vast blue skies and brilliant beaches, making it a Perfect year-round australian holiday destination
The city centre is situated between the darling Ranges and the Indian Ocean, and along the banks of the Swan River, 12 KMs from the ocean. the swan River weaves its way through the metropolitan area to the port of Fremantle and has many beautiful houses, restaurants, and recreational areas along its banks. the river provides an ideal opportunity for locals and visitors to enjoy the beautiful weather and participate in many different water sports such as canoeing, wind surfing and sailing or just cruising the river on one of the many ferries. For a maritime experience, journey to Fremantle located approximately 30 minutes from the city centre. Here you can enjoy the buzz of activity around the port, soak up the cafe scene or step back in time by visiting a range of Fremantle’s historical attractions and museums. For an island-style activity, board a ferry from either Barrack square in the City or Fremantle and head to Rottnest Island just 25 minutes off the coast. at Rottnest you’ll discover a laid-back beach side holiday atmosphere with quiet coves and crystal clear waters which are ideal for swimming and snorkelling.
– Sights in and around Perth, WA –
Kings Park, Perth
Kings Park and Botanic garden is visited by over 6 million people each year and showcases an outstanding collection of Western Australia flora. It is a popular place for picnics, pleasant walks and cultural and ceremonial events. This stunning park overlooks the city and the silken blue waters of the swan River. From high above you can see the brilliantly coloured sails of boats on the river below, the twinkling lights of the city, the distant Perth Hills and the endless blue skies for which Perth is so renowned
Shopping in Perth
The shopping is centred on several main areas, each oozing their own unique style. Why not make a shopping day of it by heading out on the Perth to Fremantle train line? start in Perth City and head to subiaco, Claremont, Cottesloe and Fremantle to really immerse yourself in shopping heaven. you’ll find so much to buy that the only difficulty you’ll have is getting your new purchases home again!
Attractions in Perth
There’s Plenty of attractions to choose from in Perth and surrounds with fun-filled activities for everyone. from amazing man-made attractions and beautiful Parklands, to nature and marine life, history and science you’ll find it all in our region. Browse through our list of Attractions in Perth here and find the best ones for you and your family
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