If you want to relax or explore the major tourist attractions in Perth the weekend is the best time for this. Whether you are with friends or with family there are ample attractions to choose from depending on your tastes and company.
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Kings Park is one destination that is all about its quiet charm. A beautifully landscaped hotspot in Perth, this park is perfect for a relaxing day out. The park occupies a total of 400 hectares of space making it a vast expanse of sheer perfection. The highlight here is the large and picturesque Botanic Garden. Occupying 17 hectares of land, this park is home to over 2000 different species of plants all of which are indigenous to WA.
Established all the way back in the year 1895, this art gallery flaunts some of the best works of art by famous local artists including Albert Tucker, Arthur Boyd, Russell Drysdale, Grace Cossington Smith, Sidney Nolan and Arthur Streeton. There is even an art gallery dedicated especially to indigenous art.
Aquarium of Western Australia
The Aquarium of Western Australia features an underwater tunnel that is almost a 100m long. Here you find a large collection of marine life including stingrays, a variety of fish of varying sizes, turtles and even sharks! Best part about this aquarium is the unique opportunity you get for one on one interaction with the ferocious inhabitants of the tank.
The Cottesloe Beach is a favourite attraction in Perth. Flaunting sparkling blue waters and beautiful well maintained shores, the beach is a winner among those seeking leisure. To add to its appeal it also happens to be the safest beach for activities like swimming. Cottesloe Beach also has a number of pubs and cafes in the vicinity where you can grab a bite or a drink whenever you may need it.