If you are thinking of heading out to Perth in Western Australia but not sure about available activities then you’ve come to the right place. When you think Australia, the popular cities like Melbourne, Sydney or places like the Great Barrier Reef come to mind right ? Well, you won’t be the only one. many tourists tend to focus their attention on Australia’s eastern coast. However, look to the west this time and you’ll find Perth has to offer some amazing experiences that will no doubt make your holiday a memorable one.
143 Great Eastern Highway, Rivervale, Perth, WA 6103, Australia
If you´ve always wondered what it would be like to skydive at 15,000 feet, but were afraid to take the plunge, then the iFly facility in Riverdale is your best option. Indoor Skydiving is not just a thrilling past time to engage your kids, it’s safe enough for the whole family and it’s also becoming the hottest action sport. The facility guarantees that beginners will soon get the hang of pro-flying skills of experts at their ultra safe state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel. Each tunnel is well over 14 metres high with close to 250kmper hour of wind speed being pumped into a giant glass tunnel that lifts would-be skydivers. Every flight is equal to a free fall of an actual outdoor dive from 15,000 feet. Those who are daring enough will get to experience what free falling feels like without worrying about safety, the weather and of course having to actually jump out of a plane.
Fly A Fake Plane
355 Newcastle St, Northbridge, WA 6003
Another thrilling activity that will definitely interest kids and adults alike is the opportunity to fly a Boeing 737. Without training you say ? Yes ! At the ‘Flight Experience Perth’, you´ll get to experience flying a plane at the world’s leading flight simulation entertainment centre in Northbridge. Flight Experience was the first simulator to open to the public and they operate a CASA approved Boeing 737-800 flight simulator that offers the thrill of actually flying the real deal. In additon, the simulator is an approved Boeing Licensed Product as well.
Paint A Masterpiece While Sipping Wine
Cabernet and Canvas, Perth, Australia, PO Box 3332, Joondalup,WA
Owned by Perth artist Ells Dent, the Cabernet and Canvas was begun in 2012 and is reminiscent of the dip and sip evenings that are popular in the US. The thinking behind the idea is simple, provide a space and materials for people to get together and bond over some vino while tapping into their creative side as well. What Cabernet and Canvas offers is an art entertainment experience that is really unique where you create with one hand while a glass of wine remains in the other. You talks share your experiences while painting and sipping. It’s a relaxing way to spend an evening.
Learn the skills to turn out your own Cheese
Shop 5, Swan Valley Central, 660 Great Northern Highway in Herne Hill.
Situated in Swan Valley Central, the Cheese Maker is a business that specializes in teaching ardent cheese lovers and enthusiasts the art of homemade cheese. The Cheese Maker also supplies the equipment as well as the cultures required to get you on your feet as an artisan cheese maker. Through each of these detailed courses you´ll learn and get some practice and be confident enough to recreate what you learn with the take home guide. It’s more than a course it’s the beginning of an adventure.
Become A Sailor
Keane’s Point, 1 Hobbs Place, PEPPERMINT GROVE, 6011 Western Australia
Looking to set sail on the seven seas ? Then learning the ropes of sailing might prove to be helpful -which is what the Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club provides. The club offers lessons for all level of skills on different boats and equipment. However, if you´re not into sailing then just tag along for the view, you won´ regret it and it´s absolutely stunning.