Picnic at Kings Park & Botanic Garden
From the park, there are amazing views across Canning River, the city skyline, the Darling Ranges and Swan River. In the park, you can follow bushland trails; enjoy landscaped gardens, parklands and discovery areas. Take some food and a blanket and enjoy a picnic with a view.
Go on a Free Walking Tour of Perth
This is a free walking tour led by volunteer guides every Monday to Friday from the Information Kiosk in the Murray Street Mall. The two-hour tours take you through the city gardens, on an art trail or through gold rush history. An ideal exploration to Perth you’ll visit landmarks such as the Bell Tower, Elizabeth Quay, and Yagan Square as you go off the beaten path into the city’s laneways and arcades.
Check Out Forrest Chase Perth
Located in the Murray Street Mall, this is considered the center of Perth city and includes restaurants and cafes, shops and a water fountain. Forrest Chase is where friends, shops, and flavors meet. From lunch-time window shopping to weekend fun and everything in between, Forrest Chase is so much more than a destination. It’s an experience.
Feed the Swans at Lake Monger
Located in Wembley, just west of Leederville in Perth’s north, Lake Monger is a great spot to see the WA’s famous black swans. An oasis of tranquillity so close to the city, parklands with playgrounds, lots of water birds and even tortoises. Excellent place to come with your friends and feed the swans. You can feed them, but be careful, they may chase you!
Fishing in the Swan River
Set up your fishing rod in the Swan River and catch some free dinner. There are a few popular spots, including under the Narrows bridge, the Causeway, East Fremantle, and Mosman Bay. Catch fishes like the Flathead, Flounder, Yellow Fin Whiting, Tailor, Herring, and Grunter.