Perth is the capital of Western Australia. Whether you visit for a weekend or longer you will discover a number of Perth tourist attractions to visit. You can take a leisurely stroll around King’s Park and the Botanic gardens, see the sights on the open top bus tour or catch the ferry from the city, across the Swan River, to visit Perth Zoo. The Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tours allow you to see many of the sights of Perth easily. The bus stops at the Barrack Jetty, Perth Mint, King’s Park, Harbour Town, the Bell Tower and the Cultural Centre among other attractions. Indulge in a wine cruise along the Swan River, or visit one of the many wineries in the area on an organised tour for ease. Take a wildlife boat cruise over to Rottnest Island, taking in Millionaire’s Row, on your way to spot seals, dolphins and birds.
Boats, not your thing, but still want to find out more about the local sea life then you must visit the Aquarium of Western Australia in Hillary’s Boat Harbour. There are a number of activities just perfect for children. The SciTech Museum will entertain and educate for a whole day or longer. For fun and thrills the theme park is a must see attraction. A number of the museums in Perth are free to enter: Western Australian Museum, Aboriginal Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Western Australia and the Perth Cultural Centre.
Tours around the Perth region take in a visit to the Pinnacles, into wine country or travel south to Mandurah. Public transport in Perth will enable you to visit many of the tourist attractions without a car. Caversham Wildlife Park is a great place to visit to meet koalas and kangaroos, as well as a variety of other Australian wildlife. At Caversham you can hand feed kangaroos, hold a wombat and meet lizards. Cohuna koala park is set in 14 hectares of natural Australian bushland just 40 minutes drive from Perth.
Whatever your groups interest and ages you will be sure to find interesting and fun things to do in Perth. Research online or visit the Tourist Information office and get advice and ideas. Most hotels and accommodation options in Perth will be able to offer you advice on the best tourist attractions to visit, and may even be able to help you with bookings for tours.
Perth is full of fun-filled activities for everyone!