Day trips from Perth Western Australia this summer
Perth, Western Australia enjoys excellent sunny weather with an average temperature ranging from 17.5 C – 30 C, and an afternoon summer sea breeze in January. The sea water steadies at 20 C.
Below are some of the best attractions for you to visit in Perth.
Day trips from Perth Western Australia this summer to the Swan Valley
Swan Valley Gourmet Wine Cruise
Duration – Approximately 7 hrs
Satisfy your taste-buds while you cruise along the Swan Valley wine region as the tour spreads out over the bucolic riverside vineyards and family-run wineries and ends at the historic Sandalford Estate winery for a 2-course lunch.
Enjoy the stunning sceneries of Perth and Swan Valley from the river, along with local WA wines and cheese as well as afternoon tea and live entertainment onboard.
Day trips from Perth Western Australia this summer island cruise
Dolphins, Penguins & Sea Lions Cruise
Duration 1hr 30m
Encounter some of Australia’s amazing animals around Penguin Island on this exciting cruise.
You will get up close to playful wild dolphins leaping from the Azur Indian Ocean. You may get lucky and see the newly born calves with their mothers. You can listen to them communicate with each other through the underwater microphone on board.
The cruise also takes you to the Seal Island, where you can check out the lazy sea lions basking in the sun.
Next, the cruise heads north to Bird Island to view the fossilized remains of ancient Tuart forests. The journey is made complete with the trip back to Penguin Island where you can swim, picnic or explore the thriving animal life.
Day trips from Perth Western Australia this summer visit the Pinnacles
Pinnacles Desert, Sand Boarding and 4WD Tour
Duration 11hrs 30m
Race over the Lancelin dunes in a giant 4WD, grab a sand-board and slide down the enormous slopes and banks in an adventure never to be forgotten.
You will get to meet with Australia’s famous native creatures, photograph koalas, feed kangaroos and observe roaming emus. Admire the unusual land formations at their most magical during a sunset visit to the Pinnacles Desert, enjoy a candle-lit dinner in the desert, and stay after-dark for a thrilling stargazing experience.
Day trips from Perth Western Australia this summergo to Ascot races
Ascot Racing Carnival 2018
Duration – 20 October 2018 to 5 January 2019
Rouse your race-loving spirit at the carnival that begins with the Crown Perth Opening Day on 20th October 2018 and runs right through to TAB touch Perth Cup on 5th January 2019.
Day trips from Perth Western Australia this summer visit York
Wave Rock, York, Wildflowers and Cultural Tour
Duration – 12.5 hrs
Visit historic York, and you will see fantastic rock formations and many Aboriginal site.
Visit the ancient Gnamma Holes, which is a sacred Aboriginal site and the Humps and the Mulka’s Cave. The trip is made complete with a country-style lunch and afternoon tea. Seasonal stops en route allow you to see the scenic beauty of wildflowers, native to Australia.
Day trips from Perth Western Australia this summer go to Rotto
Rottnest Island Ferry & Bike Trip from Perth
Duration – Approximately 4.5 hrs
Enjoy the scenic 1-hr ferry ride along the Swan River to Fremantle see the mansions along the bank of the Swan River before heading to Rottnest Island where you can explore on bike, with the sun and breeze in your hair.
Pack up your food, water, and other essentials as you paddle away taking in breath-taking views of secluded bays and beaches of the 11km long by 4 km Rottnest Island. Visit the Basin, Parakeet Bay and Little Armstrong Bay on the southwest of the Island.