Ten Places to Visit near Perth

Ten Places to Visit near Perth

Port Beach

Located in the north of Fremantle, Relish the powdery sand, crystal sparkling water, and tiny water waves.  The things and activities that attract tourists to the port beach are swimming, walking along the beach side, bike rides, and Restaurant Salt that serves delicious food.

The Basin Beach

The most amazing natural swimming pool one could imagine is none other than The Basin Beach.  The water is refreshing as well as crystal-clear and it feels is different while swimming in this natural pool.  It is the best swimming beach at Rottnest and therefore is considered to be an ideal place to swim and enjoy the calm waves of water. 

City Beach

Being one of the favorite white sand beaches of Perth City Beach is exceptionally beautiful and clean. Located at a 20 minutes driveway to the west of Perth city, it offers some of the extravagant sporting clubs with a captivating view of Indian Ocean.

AQWA – Under Water World

Located in Hillary, the northern suburb of Perth It is the largest aquarium of Australia with more than four hundred different species of sea life. The aquarium has five different regions, representing the different marine life and their environment in different parts of the Western Australian shoreline. The aquarium has one of the largest living coral reef exhibits. 

Pinky Beach

Located 18 kilometers off the coast of Western Australia, Pinky Beach stands near Fremantle and Perth, on Rottnest Island. The best time to visit this beach is during the summer months and rest in the lap of lovely bays and beaches, relishing the soothing effect of the sparkling blue water. 

Rockingham Beach

Placed 50 minutes out of Perth City, Rockingham Beach is a popular tourist spot that has been declared as the cleanest beach of the state. Visitors who love to enjoy in a serene and clean environment can step into Rockingham Beach for kite surfing, windsurfing & boating.

Fremantle Markets

The Fremantle Markets is located on South Terrace in the center of the port city Fremantle. The place is brimming with vitality and every type of merchandise. It is a perfect place to shop till you drop. It is one of the heritage places of Western Australia. Inside the building, there are 150 stalls, selling all kind of things from t-shirts, fashion apparels, pottery, local handicrafts, souvenirs, antiques, jewelry, music, and local produce. 

Leighton Beach

Based on the northern part of Fremantle, lies the beautiful Leighton Beach which has brilliant scenic views and is an ideal location to enjoy snorkeling and swimming. The waves of this beach are quite low. Body surfing is another sport which can be tried here n the cool waters of the ocean. The sight of sunset is one of the key attractions of this location especially with the backdrop of Rottnest Island.

Hillary’s Boat Harbour

It is 25 minutes drive away from Perth CBD, Hillary’s Boat Harbour is one of the best recreational places to visit. A perfect getaway, the Harbour has some of the best attractions to spend a day full of adventure. Other major attractions are The Great Escape a leisure park and Sorrento Quay Boardwalk a retail hub for shopping enthusiasts.

Scitech Discovery Centre

Located in West Perth, offering live science, puppet and planetarium shows presented by enthusiastic science communications staff. There are separate sections on space and galaxy and the world of physics been explored firsthand here.  It is actually a great value of entertainment and a place to get huge knowledge. There are restaurants and in house cafes where one can enjoy snacks and other refreshments.

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