With weather as welcoming as its friendly locals, Australia’s sunniest capital city Perth / Boorloo offers adventures for everyone and a range of day trip destinations. Perth is effortlessly Australian, blending the urban with raw natural.
Framed by the Swan River, the city boasts 19 pristine beaches, each blessed with dreamy Indian Ocean sunsets, and is home to one of the world’s largest inner-city parks. Add a thriving metropolis of curated cultural experiences, luxury hotels, shopping precincts, rooftop bars, and waterfront dining at Elizabeth Quay / Goomup on the beautiful Swan River, and it’s easy to see why Perth is such a relaxed and naturally adventurous capital city.
Places to visit in Western Australia closer to Perth:
|Kings Park & Botanic Garden
||The Perth Mint
Fremantle: Fremantle/Walyalup, or ‘Freo’ as it is affectionately known, is Perth’s port city and one of the most beautiful places to visit in Western Australia. It will charm you with its beauty, and you will want to stay forever. The narrow streets lined with historical places in Western Australia, a seagull-scattered port bobbing with fishing boats, one-off shops, unconventional breweries, fresh seafood, art galleries, and quirky buskers will allure you. It can be easily reached from Central Perth via a 25-minute train ride or a 30-minute drive along Stirling highway.
Swan Valley: Swan Valley is Western Australia's oldest wine region, and it’s the only wine region that you can cruise to from an Australian capital city. Home to more than 40 wineries and 70 restaurants and cafes, this famous place in Western Australia is a patchwork of grapevines, breweries, cellar doors, and clever artisan food providers. On your visit to the vinery, taste more than 180 years of winemaking and choose from 150 attractions of a gentle. Also, it’s just 30 minutes from Perth CBD/Boorloo.
Rottnest Island: Replace content Rottnest Island: Rottnest Island / Wadjemup — or ‘Rotto’ as it’s affectionately known — is a little pocket of paradise, jam-packed with adventure and a favourite local getaway. Getting to this ar-free, protected nature reserve is easy: take a short ferry ride from the mainland or arrive in style by helicopter or airplane.
You’ll be greeted by 63 stunning beaches, 20 beautiful bays, an abundance of spectacular marine life, and the world’s happiest animal, the adorable quokka. The best part? Selfie with a quokka, a friendly marsupial that appears to smile, is not only the subject of countless celebrity selfies, but the icon is also responsible for the island's name.