Day Trips from Perth This Summer

Day Trips from Perth This Summer

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Autopia Tours: Perth to Monkey Mia 4 Day Coastal Loop
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Wildflower Festival Bike Tour Kings Park
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East Tour
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Kings Park Tour
Riverside Tour
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Half Day Swan Valley Wine Tour

The Bell Tower Experience
Pinnacles and Sandboarding Including Yanchep National Park 1 Day Tour
Thrill Ride

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Low and Slow BBQ Tour – Half Day Food Tour
Half Day Swan Valley Wine Tour

EQ to CC Return
Perth Small Bar & Street Art Tour
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Pinnacles at Sunset Tour
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Perth – Arcades & Laneways

Summer in Perth is best described by warm weather, bright skies, amazing beaches, and entertaining things to do. There is lots to see and do in Perth this summer. Great holiday deals are also available to help you plan next vacation in Perth. This season, spend more time exploring the best of Perth. A day excursion from Perth can help you make the most of your day out.

Best Day Trips from Perth This Summer

You don’t have to go far to see a stunning canvas of urban adventure coexisting with nature. The city’s spectacular beaches, islands, and rivers are bathed in the city’s continuous summer. Explore it to find magnificent places perfect for lengthy summer catch-ups, beautiful new hotels with a rooftop bar or pool views, and a lively calendar of outdoor events.

The Pinnacles

The stunning limestone formations known as the Pinnacles near Cervantes, 250 kilometres (155 miles) north of Perth in Western Australia should be a stop or in your day trip this summer.  A crayfishing town, Cervantes is the gateway to Nambung National Park, which contains the Pinnacles Loop – a four-kilometre (2.5-mile) road that can be driven or walked in about an hour. The Pinnacles Desert contains thousands of striking limestone pillars set against shifting golden sands.


You might also see wild emus stalking among the spires. The park, with its otherworldly landscape, can be visited all year round, but there’s a bonus in spring when the wildflowers and wattles are in bloom. Visit at dawn to see the shadows cast by the unusual formations, or experience the eerie landscape at sunset when the colors change with the moving sun.

Avon Valley

The vast Avon Valley, a one to two-hour drive from Perth, covers seven localities, from Beverley in the south to New Norcia in the north. Potter around quaint townships such as York, roam around in spring to see pretty wildflowers, delve into pioneer history and drive among rolling hills. To see the picturesque valley from above, take a ride with Windward Balloon Adventures, based in Northam. It also can be done as a day trip from Perth this summer. 

Artisan Treats

Come hungry to the benedictine community of New Norcia and sample artisan treats such as nut cake and bread baked in the monastery’s century-old wood-fired oven. Quench your thirst with Abbey Ale, aged in the cellars beneath the monastery. If you have extra time, consider driving the PUBLIC Silo Trail to see intricate large-scale murals painted on towering grain silos.

Day trip to Busselton

Look around and you will find the focal point at Busselton, just over 200 kilometers (138 miles) south of Perth. Everything here revolves around the 1.8-kilometer (1.1-mile) long jetty. It’s the world’s longest wooden pier. Stroll along the jetty or take the cute, red, 50-seat train to the end, where there’s an underwater observatory, accessed via a spiral stairway. You’ll even find an Australian first here: a dining experience eight meters (26 feet) below the ocean’s surface. 


As you wander along the jetty, keep an eye for dolphins frolicking in Geographe Bay. From September to early December, migrating whales also use the bay to rest and nurse their young.


Visit Fremantle Prison

Port City

Think of Day trips from Perth this summer and think of Fremantle known to locals as ‘Freo’ on Perth’s southern fringes, is a vibrant waterfront city with great beers, alfresco food, and intriguing history.

Craft Beer in Fremantle

Try the craft brews on tap at the landmark heritage pub-brewery, The Sail & Anchor, located along a section of South Terrace known as the Cappuccino Strip, or stop into Fremantle’s local brewery, Little Creatures.

Fremantle Market and Prison

Get inside the criminal mind

Nearby you’ll also find the Fremantle Markets, open Friday to Sunday. At Fremantle Prison YHA, bunk down for the night in a former prison cell or in one of the Victorian-style guard’s cottages. visit the E Market Fremantle

Rockingham and Penguin Island

Rockingham lies less than a one-hour drive south of Perth. It is not only known for its raw beauty but it’s incredible to enjoy wild dolphin encounters. Every year from early September to early June, pods of dolphins come to play in the ocean bordering Rockingham, and you can join them in the water with Rockingham Wild Encounters. Board the boat in Rockingham before setting out into the clear waters in search of dolphins. 

Wild Encounters

After a group of dolphins is found, slip on your wetsuit and climb into the water in small groups. You’ll be led by an experienced crew member to swim along as the dolphins frolic around you. Rockingham Wild Encounters will also bring you to the nearby Penguin Island for a chance to spot wild penguins. After your wildlife experiences, continue your journey through Western Australia’s stunning southwest corner, or drive back to Perth.

Swan Valley

Swan Valley is a 25-minute drive north-east from the centre of Perth, and it is Western Australia’s oldest winemaking region. Explore the valley’s wineries, renowned for world-class Chenin blanc, Verdelho, Shiraz and Petit Verdot varieties that grow in a reliably warm and dry climate. Lancaster and Sandalford Wines are Swan Valley institutions, while boutique wineries like Ugly Duckling are also worth a taste. 

Caversham Wildlife Park

The valley is also home to microbreweries that produce beer, cider and ginger beer, and distilleries bottling everything from rum to pavlova-flavoured vodka. Take an all-day tour to experience not only the impeccable wine and spirits, but also chocolate, cheese and beer. Before you head back to Perth, visit Caversham Wildlife Park to meet some of Australia’s most adorable animals including kangaroos, wombats, koalas and echidnas.

Day trip to Rottnest Island

Rottnest Islands proper name is Wadjemup

Wadjemup, which means ‘place across the water where the spirits are’.

It is a 90-minute ferry ride from Perth and is famous for its population of quokkas – small, furry macropods known for their adorable smiles. Head over on a day trip and cycle around the island, or spend the night there for the best chance of seeing the quokkas emerge mid to late afternoon to forage (there are free guided walks); don’t forget to snap a few photos. You’ll also find stunning beaches and bays on this island; bring along a snorkel to explore straight from the sand. Rottnest offers a range of accommodation. Sleep (almost) under the stars in the luxury eco-tents offered by Discovery Parks.

Rottnest Island Western Australia where black lives did not matter, murder and imprisonment. A black Prison now a playground for the privileged   and wealth Australian

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