Things to do in Perth, Western Australia during December 2018

Things to do in Perth, Western Australia during December 2018

Things to do in Perth, Western Australia during December 2018
Christmas would be an altogether a different experience this year for you, as it would be a summer Christmas!

Warm wet winters and dry hot summers

Perth, Western Australia enjoys impeccable sunny weather with an average temperature ranging from 17.5o C – 30o C, and an afternoon sea breeze in December.  The sea water steadies at 20o C.

Below are some of the best attractions for you this December in Perth! Things to do in Perth, Western Australia during December 2018

Things to do in Perth, Western Australia during December 2018
 

Things to do in Perth, Western Australia during December 2018 see Dolphins, Penguins & Sea Lions Cruise

Things to do in Perth, Western Australia during December 2018

Duration 1hr 30m Approximately

Penguine Island

Encounter some of Australia’s amazing animals around Penguin Island on this exciting cruise.
You will get up close to playful wild dolphins leaping or sleeping, or observe the newly born calves with their mothers.  You can listen to them communicate with each other through the underwater microphone on board.

Seal Island

The cruise takes you further to the Seal Island, where you can check out the wonderfully lazy sea lions basking in the sun.

Bird Island

Next, you will be cruising north to Bird Island to view the fossilized remains of ancient Tuart forests.  The cruise is made complete with the trip back to Penguin Island where you can swim, picnic or explore the thriving animal life.
 

Things to do in Perth, Western Australia during December 2018            Pinnacles Desert, Sand Boarding and 4WD Tour

Duration 11hrs 30m Approximately

 
Race over the Lancelin sand dunes in a giant 4WD, grab a sand-board and slide down the huge slopes and banks in an adventure that is memorable for life long.
 
As the tour stretches further, you can get acquainted with Australia’s famous native creatures, photograph koalas, feed kangaroos and observe roaming emus.  Admire the peculiar 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.

Things to do in Perth, Western Australia during December 2018 Ascot Racing Carnival 2018

Duration – 20 October 2018 to 5 January 2019

Time guide. Suggest a day’s outing

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 TABtouch Perth Cup on 5th January 2019.  The carnival features the Winterbottom Stakes race day on 1st December and Kingston Town Classic race day on 8th December, among many.
Marvel at the astonishing world-class thoroughbred speed, while sampling extensive dining at the shaded picnics, luxurious marquees, established bars, champagne lounges, trackside dining, race-focused restaurants etc.
 

Things to do in Perth go on the 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.
 
The stunning sceneries of Perth and Swan Valley from the river, along with the various kinds of wines and cheese as well as afternoon tea and live entertainment on-board will surely make this cruise not to be missed!
 
 

Things to do in Perth  Wave Rock, York, Wild flowers and Cultural Tour   

Duration – 12.5 hrs Approximately

 
Enjoy your earth-loving tour of historic York, amazing rock formations, aboriginal site etc.   Check out the Hippo’s Yawn rock formation and marvel at the Wave Rock which is formed in the shape of a giant ocean wave, and is one of the most popular natural landmarks of Western Australia.
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 the scenic beauty of wild flowers, native to Australia.
 

Things to do in Perth, Western Australia during December 2018 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 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 south west.
Things to do in Perth, Western Australia during December 2018