Top 10 Attractions
Travel 20 kilometres downstream from Perth, to the southern cusp of the Swan River, and you will find Fremantle. Fremantle is an artistic and vibrant port city; boasting beautiful scenery, unique inhabitants, culture and art. More...
2) Rottnest Island
Rottnest island is truly inspiring, and some of the finest beaches in the world can be found on Rottnest; with its white luminescent sand, clear turquoise water, coral reefs, and amazing aquatic life. Rottnest Island is a small slice of paradise. More...
3) Swan Valley
Swan Valley is the oldest wine growing region in Western Australia. Located 25 minutes from Perth centre; Swan Valley is accessible via car or cruise boat, which can be sought from Barrack St Jetty in Perth. More...
Lancelin is a popular coastal town for Perth locals wanting to escape the bustle of city life. It is located a mere 94 kilometres north of Perth and is adorned with activity and beauty. More...
5) New Norcia
New Norcia is truly unique. Located just two hours north of Perth, prepare to be introduced to a new kind of Australiana; the Australian bush with a hint of old Spain. More...
Cottesloe is one of Perth’s prime locations, popular to locals, national visitors, and international visitors alike. Cottesloe beach is a 15 minute drive from the centre of Perth or for those who prefer to catch the train, the beach is a simple 600 metre walk from Cottesloe train station. This beautiful location boasts many stunning aspects; including the beach which combines bleach white sands with crystal blue waters. The famed pine trees of Cottesloe are fascinating in size, and can be viewed from as far as Rottnest Island on clear days.
Cottesloe Beach is the ideal location for frolicking in the sun; water activities are a must and include snorkelling; body boarding, swimming, surfing, and tanning. Cottsloe is a beach side haven and a vibrant town for all ages. The cafes, restaurants, and pubs add character to the area; particularly on a Sunday. Perth’s customary ‘Sunday session’ beckons beach goers into the pubs for cold beverages, live music, and great company. Don’t miss out on Cottesloe at sunset; the sun setting over the Indian Ocean provides magnificent panoramic views.
7) Swan River
The Swan is a seemingly endless and gentle river intertwining the feet of beautiful Perth. Perth and the Swan are recognised as one in the same. The gentle river meets magnificent green parks, which hover below the beautifully towering expanse of the city. More...
Mandurah offers a cosmopolitan feel, with the tranquil perks of its unique European canals. Situated just 72 km’s from Perth city centre; Mandurah is a convenient holiday hideaway for short breaks, or more extended escapes. More...
York is a small town alive with history. Located 97 kilometres east of Perth, York is one of Australia’s most quaint and picturesque towns. More...
10) Araluen Botanic Park
Nestled deep inside jarrah forested valley, Araluen Botanic Park is a natural heaven for relaxation. Its tranquil setting, in the Darling Ranges, allows visitors to experience the peace and beauty throughout all four seasons. More...
A large secluded country retreat surrounded by gently rolling hills and picturesque farmland, 'Hillside' is ideally suited to a romantic getaway where you can escape the bustle of city life. more
York is situated in the Avon Valley and this farmstay provides a unique opportunity to share in the region's history. The school house is located on a wheat and sheep farm which also features pet kangaroos and emus. The brick school has been fully restored and tastefully furnished in the elegant style of yesteryear but with all the comforts of today. Children welcome, but no pets. Barbeque facilities are available. more
Lancelin Lodge offers a huge well equipped kitchen, 15m pool, log fire and comfortable beds. The Lodge is a short walk from the town, beaches and dunes. Enjoy the sunset at the dunes or the beachfront pub! more
Toodyay Visitor Information Centre provides accommodation and tour bookings as well as information on the surrounding national parks, reserves and scenic drives. Information and maps are available to help you discover Toodyay’s historic buildings, museums, boutique shops, wineries and other attractions. more
Windward Balloon Adventures offers guests the enchanting experience of a deluxe sunrise balloon flight over the picturesque Avon Valley more
This service will drop you off at some of the most beautiful bays on the Island. Purchase your all-day tickets from the Visitor and Information Centre. more
Watch the sunset over the water as you feast on a meal of local seafood. more
This National Park protects ten lakes that run in a chain. more