Set on the banks of the broad Swan River, this modern city is often described as the most isolated city of its size in the Western World. Boasting more hours of sunshine than any other capital City in Australia, the pleasant weather and diverse mix of urban, coastal and culinary experiences makes Perth an ideal holiday destination for both domestic and international visitors.
The whole region around Perth has been likened to one big holiday resort with multiple attractions, miles of clean beaches and waterways, award-winning wineries, adventure activities of every kind and accommodation to suit all budgets.
Perth boasts an extensive buffet from which to delight your tastebuds – whether it’s dining in an elegant restaurant, enjoy a drink in a trendy bar or eating fish and chips at the beach.
Perth is the perfect destination for setting out on foot or bike and discovering the many self-guided trails in the region. Here small sample of some of the numerous tracks and trails available.
Stock up on trendy beach fashions, buy unique Aboriginal art, discover antiques or find special gifts to suit your loved ones at a local market, stylish mall or specialty store.
There are more than 12,000 species of wildflowers in WA, making it the world’s largest collection – and it’s a staggering sight to behold.
There’s nothing like taking a drive to explore a city and it’s surrounds – you’ll find so much to see along the way, and even somewhere to spend the night.
Set in on the banks of the Swan River, this modern pyramid-style hotel is a 3-minute walk from the nearest Transperth train station, and 5 km from the city centre, Perth Zoo and the Western Australian Museum, which explores the local history and culture. The chic, modern rooms provide flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, whirlpool tubs and minibars. All also offer minifridges and Wi-Fi (paid). Upgraded rooms add separate lounge and dining areas, plus balconies. There’s a host of recreational facilities, including a resort-style pool, day spa, retail outlets and riverside cycling trails and a nightclub.