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The Best Things To Do In Perth
Looking for exciting excursions? Here are our picks for the best things to do in Perth, from relaxing river cruises to shopping at one of Perth’s bustling suburbs.
The Swan River
Go on, explore the Aboriginal heritage of the Swan River by boat during your stay in Perth! With over 28 kilometers of river shore, the Swan River comprises Bayswater, Belmont, and Bassendean. Take a 2-5 hour cruise from Perth to Fremantle and back, and bask breath-taking views of the picturesque waters. On your voyage, you will be able to gawp at some of Australia’s most exclusive properties and private yachts that are dotted along the northern banks. Feel like a workout? Why not walk or cycle the trails beside the river rather than going it by boat? Both are great ways to explore Perth and would be sure to make a delightful excursion!
Boasting exquisite scenery, Rottnest Island is an ideal destination for a retreat from city life, and with just a short ferry ride from Perth or Fremantle; this idyllic island is easily accessible! Feeling adventurous? Grab some snorkel equipment and discover aquatic life, from tropical fish to fur seals. Adrenaline junkies should seize the day and attempt the windsurfing activities on offer, or go for a swim in one of the 20 bays scattered around the Island. The Island also caters to the non-adventurous, with the Rottnest Island Museum, pilot boathouse and Wadjemup Lighthouse to explore you can fully immerse yourself in the history of Rottnest Island. With something for everyone, Rottnest Island is a fun-filled expedition to escape from the city.
Envisage the perfect beach – you’re probably picturing Cottesloe’s coastline! With crisp white sand and clear turquoise waters, you’re just fifteen minutes away from an oasis of tranquillity. The beach spans from the Mudurup Rocks to the southern rocks of Swanbourne beach, where adjacent to the golden sands you will find a variety of cafés, restaurants, and bars to quench your appetite. Famed for its Sunday sessions, each weekend Cottesloe lures a young crowd into its welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Only a few minute’s train journey from Perth, there is no reason not to head down to Cottesloe and relax in the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean this Sunday!
A Day in Fremantle
Situated at the mouth of the Swan River, Fremantle is a vibrant port city just half an hour away from the center of Perth. With frequent festivals, stylish eatery’s and a bustling sea-side, Fremantle offers an eclectic range of activities and facilities. The area is renowned for its nightlife, so don’t be shy to indulge in a few alcoholic beverages during your excursion! Pulsating with lively crowds, there are always tons of bars and pubs that offer live music and the best draught from around the globe. Feel like a bit of comedy? Fremantle houses several comedy clubs with daily performances from local stand-up comedians. A city rich with modern culture, you can be sure to eat well, drink well, and have a blast when you visit!
A night out in Northbridge
Northbridge is illustrious for being Western Australia’s main nightlife district, boasting some of the best clubs, cafés, and restaurants in Perth. The region comprises a variety of cuisine, from the Mediterranean to Asian, as well as an array of indoor and outdoor events. Just a few minutes’ walk from Perth city, Northbridge is a great excursion if you want to stay fairly central to Perth. Why not browse the extensive mix of retail shop, pick up some souvenirs for your loved ones, and finish your day in one of the many cocktail bars on offer. Whatever you opt for during your visit to Northbridge, you can be sure to have an eventful yet enjoyable outing.