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Perth Area Highlights & Essential Things To Do
Discover Your Local Perth Area
Perth, the sunny capital, continues to surprise with its vibrant metropolis alongside its relaxed beach lifestyle, lush parks and historic landmarks. A fast flourishing skyline and spectacular riverside sunsets make Perth the vibrant and energetic city it is today.
Check out what's on in Perth's cultural and entertainment centre, Northbridge, buzzing with countless cafes, restaurants, bars, shops, cultural events, festivals and activities for all ages. Uncover stories about the culture of Aboriginal people and the State's flora, fauna and biodiversity at Western Australian Museum. Channel your artsy side with historic and contemporary art displays at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts and The Art Gallery of Western Australia. Marvel at the collection of natural gold nuggets, wafers and crystals at the historic Perth Mint. Listen to extraordinary stories about Western Australia's gold history and the traditional gold pouring methods.
Grab pale ale beer from Little Creatures Brewery in Fremantle and relax in the back patio with million dollar views of the Fremantle Harbour. Surrounded by historic landmarks, this former-crocodile-park boasts a classic pub menu and fashionable crowds seven days a week.
Swim, snorkel and surf on crystal clear waters and consistent waves at Cottesloe Beach. Located midway between the Perth CBD and the port of Fremantle, it is a local favourite. Pack a picnic under the shady Norfolk Pines or dine on fresh seafood at the lively boulevard above the beach. Don't be shy amongst buff Aussie surfers and bronzed backpackers at Scarborough. Treasure the fresh beach breeze as you enjoy sweeping views to Fremantle in the south and Hillarys in the north at this world famous white sand surf beach.
If a trip to New York is proving to be difficult, then one of the best places to go is Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Located between the CBD and the University of Western Australia, it is the world's largest inner city park and overlooks the Swan River and Darling Ranges, a great substitute to Central Park. . Guide yourself around hectares of lush landscaped gardens and explore the rich diversity of Western Australian wildflowers.
Immerse yourself in an eclectic mix of city culture and abundant natural bushland at Australia's sunniest capital dazzling with its brilliant blue beaches and rich heritage.
Perth Events & What's On
- Dancing With The Devil Perth Modern School
- 2017 Perth Garden Festival McCallum Park
- 2017 Stretch Arts Festival Ormsby Terrace
- 2017 Moondyne Festival Stirling Terrace
- 2017 Perth SuperSprint Barbagallo Raceway
- 2017 Volunteer's Sundowner War Memorial Town Hall
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