Ten Places to Visit in Perth

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1. Perth Zoo

Adult (other than seniors and concessions)  $33.00
Make a family outing to the Perth Zoo, which is a great attraction to children and toddlers.  Meet animals from all corners of the globe as well as be entertained by the various events held in the zoo.

2. King’s Park and Botanic Garden Perth

Access is Free King’s Park and Botanic Garden Spend a day in King’s Park, which is one of the world’s largest and most beautiful inner-city parks.  It has an international reputation for scientific research, horticulture, conservation and public education.  It is rich in Aboriginal and European history.

3. The Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA)

91 Southside Dr, Hillarys WA 6025 (08) 9447 7500

The Aquarium of Western Australia tickets

Adults $30

The Aquarium of Western Australia Perth 

Australia’s fascinating undersea marine life, brought to you to give you an up-close experience with them.  Get up close to the seven species of sharks, stingrays and turtles in the 100-meter underwater tunnel, interact with the sea stars, sea cucumbers, talk to ocean guides and marine biologists, get involved in feeding fish, shark, ray and turtles, have lunch overlooking the Indian Ocean and have a wonderful time on your day trip to the AQWA.

4. Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery

‘Maali‘ is the Wardandi word for the black swan and along with the Western and Southern coast of the South West, ‘up‘ means place of

Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery is open 10 am – 5 pm Daily (except Christmas day, Boxing day, New Year’s day,  26th January, Anzac day and Good Friday)

10070 West Swan Road Henley Brook, 6055 

Phone/Fax (08) 9296 0711 Landline temporarily unavailable.  Call 041 111 2450 for assistance. Email [email protected]

Cultural activities, talks, performances, bush tucker tasting, as well as exhibits of exquisite artwork of hand-painted glass, woodware and canvass are offered at this Aboriginal owned and operated enterprise.   Napery, scarves and T-shirts featuring Aboriginal designs, handmade boomerangs, tapping sticks, bush tucker products etc. are on sale here.

5. Cottesloe Beach

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe
6 – 23 Mar
Cottesloe Beach, 87/91 Marine Parade
Cottesloe WA
Pick your choice among swimming, snorkelling, surfing at the Cottesloe beach or picnicking, watching a game of cricket at the Cottesloe Esplanade and go around sampling fresh seafood specialities in the abundance of cafes and restaurants at the town of Cottesloe. From Oceanfit.com.au: The Rottnest Channel Swim is an Ocean Swim run by Rottnest Channel Swim Association at Cottesloe Beach in Cottesloe, Western Australia, with swim distances of 19.7km.

6. Caversham Wildlife Park

Meet kangaroos, koalas, possums, wallabies, wombats and Tasmanian devils at their home, at the Caversham Wildlife Park!  Hand-feed kangaroos or live Australia’s ranch life for a day at the daily farm show and many more unique experiences for you at this wildlife park. Admission adults $30 Caversham Wildlife Park is open 9.00 am to 5.30 pm every day of the year except Christmas day (December 25). Last entry into the park is at 4.30 pm.

7. Penguin Island

Explore Penguin Island, home to Western Australia’s largest colony of little penguins as well as the largest Pelican colony.  View other marine life such as sea lions and dolphins too during the boat cruise.

8. Swan Valley

Enjoy the choicest of wines and craft beers from the award-winning wineries as well as chocolate, cheese, coffee and decadent liqueurs in the famous wine tours to the Swan Valley! Lavender Bistro Swan Valley 
Open 9am – 5pm 7 days / week. All year round
6 Cranleigh street
West Swan 6055
Western Australia
Tel: (08) 9250 7711

9. St. George’s Cathedral Perth

Admire this ancient Victorian Academic Gothic architecture of this exquisite Anglican church, designed by noted Australian architect Edmund Blacket in 1879!  The Cathedral makes a major contribution to the streetscape of central Perth.

Music events at St Georges Cathedral

10. Heirisson Island

Located in the middle of the Swan River with a bridge to connect it to the Western Perth City Centre and North Victoria Park is the Heirisson Island.  Just 10 minutes away from the bus stop, the island offers very close encounters with Kangaroos and viewing of exotic birdlife.   Like this, Read this: Day trip from Perth to the Swan Valley