First time in Perth, Australia? Here are 10 awesome daytrips you can do if you are on a short stay.
1. Day trip to Gidgegannup
A sleepy town in Perth Hills, Gidgegannup is a place to visit if you are a nature lover. Wildflowers, farms, nature reserves, if you want to try out a Horse ride for the first time, the Zia Park Equestrian Centre is a great spot for beginners.
Take a hike along the neighboring Avon Valley, you will absorb more scenery including Nobles Falls and Bells Rapids.
2. Day trip to Yanchep
Yanchep is the home for the state’s many natural reserves. The Yanchep National park will offer you a chance to spot the best of wildlife with Australia’s famous, Koalas and Kangaroos. Care for a Picnic in a stunning location? This might be the right place for you.
Oh… and don’t forget the Yanchep Lavender Farm. You can view the process of harvesting and distilling of Lavender. If you happen to visit on a Tuesday or a Sunday you can wander in the fields for free. How cool is that?
3. Day Trip to Waroona
Waroona is a perfect weekend destination with picturesque lakes and dams. Famous for water skiing, paddling and swimming. Waroona is an amazing camp site as well. It’s worth a visit to the nearby Lake Clifton Thrombolites in Yalgroup National Park. One of the few places in Western Australia where Thrombolites survive.
4. Day Trip to Walliston Kalamunda
The two suburbs in the Perth Hills region are renowned for the National Parks and Bushland lookouts. If you an outdoor enthusiast the Rocky Pool walk, Mundy regional Park and the Bibbulmun Track are the most visited.
Grab some fresh food, Kalmunda Farmers Market offers freshly produced food, directly from the farms of the Perth Hills region.
Collie is well known for its Coal mining history and its natural beauty. For the adventurer, Cycling, Water sports and Camping are the top activities here. Honeymoon Pool and Minninup pool are cool places to picnic or paddle.
6. The Pinnacles
This bizarre landscape is a part of Nambung National Park. You must view a sunset here to believe what you see. The unimaginable color of the landscape stretching towards the ocean is honestly one spectacular site. If you wish to extend your stay there are many accommodation options too, available in this astonishing destination.
7. 10 Interesting Day Trips From Perth Visit Fremantle
Well, if you are less of a nature lover and more into urban sites you must visit Fremantle. It’s about half and hour train ride from Perth. The cafes, trendy galleries, vintage shops and the street arts along the sides are an epic site. Don’t forget your camera!
8. 10 Interesting Day Trips From Perth visit New Norcia
The community established by Benedictine Monks; New Norcia is Australia’s only Monastic town. if monastic is not quite your thing, at least you are sure to enjoy the gorgeous scenery. The magnificent buildings, art galleries and museums. Maybe a day will not be enough!
9.10 Interesting Day Trips From Perth “The Beaches”
Not everybody loves the beach. But there is always someone in the family who would love to hit the beach. Perth cares for that one member too. Turquoise waters and the white sand of Cottesloe beach welcome many guests every summer.
Scarborough and the city beach are popular beaches specially among the surfers. Fishing in Australia is in your bucket list? Head south Woodman’s Point, you will not be disappointed.
10. Day trip from Perth to Perth Hills
The hills behind the city holds remarkable viewpoints, trails and national parks. As the region is vast you will have to plan ahead where to visit. For Insta-fanatics, Mudaring Weir might have lovely click options and a pub.
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