Where the Swan River meets the southwest coast, sits Perth, the beautiful capital of Western Australia! Perth has many attractions within the city as well as in its suburbs. It is also blessed with many tourist options for day trips from the city. Here are some of them!
For more information on Perth, please visit; https://www.perth.wa.gov.au/
1. Best Day Trips from Perth this Summer Swan River Cruises
- Swan River Scenic Cruise
Start on this dreamy cruise from central Perth, to glide along the stunning Swan River Book a Tour! Awe at landmarks such as the Bell Tower, the old Swan Brewery building, Kings Park and the Royal Perth Yacht Club. Admire beautiful quiet waterfront homes! Marvel at the bustling inner harbour of Fremantle, a historic port city on the other side of the river. Return back to Barrack Street Jetty.
- Swan River Twilight Cruise
Alternatively, take the twilight cruise on the beautiful Swan River to witness an amazing sunset and Perth city skyline!
For more information on the Swan Canning Riverpark, please visit; https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/management/swan-canning-riverpark
2. Rottnest Island Tour from Perth or Fremantle
The tour starts with the ferry ride from Perth to Fremantle and then to Rottnest Island along the Swan River. At the island, hop aboard your coach and enjoy the sightseeing tour, as you learn about the history and wildlife.
- Tour attractions
⮚ Wadjemup Lighthouse and the West End
⮚ Wildlife spotting – Marsupial, quokka, dolphins, fur seals, humpback whales (September – November)
⮚ Bike ride to check out any of the 63 beaches or 20 bays
⮚ Stand-up paddle-boarding
⮚ Lomas Cottage, Rottnest Island Museum or Pilot Boathouse
⮚ Karma Rottnest
3. Best Day Trips from Perth this Summer Swan Valley Gourmet Wine Cruise from Perth
Glide along the scenic Swan River to the renowned Swan Valley wine region! Enjoy your morning and afternoon teas, tastings of premium ‘wines of the month’ from regional vineyards on board! Admire the beautiful along the way. Go on a winery tour, enjoying a film and a wine flight of estate wines! Indulge in a 2-course lunch with your favourite wine! Purchase wine souvenirs before leaving!
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