Top-rated Things to Do in Australia : Perth Edition
Experience the true beauty of Perth and its surroundings by indulging in some exciting activities with your best mates including the Perth River Cruises!
Perth is known to the outer world as being the most isolated city in the world, completely encircled by the Indian Ocean on one side and the Australian Outback on the other. It is the capital city of Western Australia and the largest with a population of over 1.4 million people. Although the place seems like a long place to go, especially if you're visiting Australia for a short time, it's definitely worth your time and effort. Sitting on the splendid Swan River, the city enjoys more sunshine than any other city in Australia. Explore the lifestyle and culture of this amazing capital by visiting any of the following options.
Cruise on the Swan River
The Swan River is central to most of the things happening around Perth and it runs through the Metropolitan area of the city. Housing over 130 species of marine life, the land and water animals including the bull sharks, mullets and black brim call the Swan River home. The Swan River Cruises are a popular attraction among the Australians and enjoying it on this magnificent river will not only let you experience the beauty of the river but also the sights of the city’s skyline. Enjoy the cityscapes of Perth and click stunning photographs of you and your loved ones set against these splendid scenery. The captain in most of the Perth River Cruises fascinates you with amazing facts and insights about the river, city and the sights you witness in the form of live commentary, letting you learn and have fun at the same time.
Enjoy the scenery at Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Overlooking the Swan and Canning River and the Central Business District of Perth, Kings Park is a famous destination for tourists and travellers from around the world. Spreading across 400 hectares, the park is a blend of natural bushlands, botanical gardens, parklands and is lined by war memorials. This famous garden is also home to countless varieties of birds and other flora including many other sites in the city. Its location on the waterfront offers the visitors an opportunity to enjoy a glimpse of the spectacular Darling ranges, the skyline of the city and the water itself. One of the most popular things to do here is to stroll through the Lotterywest Federation Walkway and meander through the treetops. This walkway stretches for 620 metres and is a great way to enjoy the scenic views of the city through a canopy of Eucalyptus trees. It is also a famous spot for locals to spend time cycling, birdwatching, and paying tribute at the War Memorials or enjoy a warm picnic. One can even take up guided tours that will instill you with facts and knowledge about the garden, how it came to be and about the native wildlife that dwells here.
Explore Elizabeth Quay
Adjacent to the city centre and Perth water, Elizabeth Quay is a multi-use development project centred on the iconic Swan Bells. It is a highly successful addition to the culture of Perth and adds glam and elegance to the modern streets of the city. One of the top destinations in and around Perth, the quay has transformed into a free playground for locals and tourists. You can satisfy your hunger by dining on everything from pizza and burgers to lip-smacking seafood of Australia and enjoying this with live music adds to the cheerful atmosphere. The Place has made its fair share of contribution in making Perth one of the most desired cities to live on the planet. Bring your little ones here and they are guaranteed to be constantly engaged with the many activities including riding carousels, frolicking around the fountains and playing around at the maritime-themed playground. If you're visiting with your special someone, come here at night as the whole quay including the fountains light up with colourful hues, which makes it perfect for a romantic spot and stroll along the waters.