Perth & Beyond

The capital of Western Australia, Perth is a relaxed city where visitors can enjoy unwinding on vast unpopulated beaches and enjoy delicious locally-caught seafood. A cruise down the Swan River offers a chance to observe the contrast between the city skyscrapers and the surrounding beautiful green parklands in the downtown urban area. Visitors to the city can also enjoy seeing Australia’s wildlife in one place at Perth Zoo and live music in the thriving city centre bar and club scene. Perth also acts as a gateway to Kings Park in the historic port town of Fremantle, whilst wine-lovers can sample award-winning vintages at one of the many outstanding vineyards in the Swan Valley area. The stunning Rottnest Island also provides isolated bays from which to bike, swim and catch crustaceans. Further afield in Western Australia, Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, the Pinnacles Desert and the gold fields of the south-west can be combined with a holiday to Perth in order to sample a wider range of Western Australia’s ample charms.

What you’ll love most about Perth and its surroundings

  • In the city of Perth, you’ll find soft-sand beaches, scenic parks and quality bars and restaurants plus a buzzing nightlife scene within the city’s eclectic neighbourhoods
  • Take a short 12 mile ferry ride from Perth to Rottnest island. There, hire a bike and discover an abundance of unique flora and fauna and see the cute quokka that the island is famed for. There are 63 beaches on the island and between September and November, thousands of humpback whales migrate along the coastline. You can even find a glamping location on the dunes to stay the night

Where to Book

  • Peddle Perth - Tourism Australia

  • Perth, Western Australia aerial view - Tourism Australia

  • Walking the shore of Pinky Beach, Rottnest Island - Tourism Australia

  • Rottnest Express Adventure, Perth region - Tourism Australia

  • Tourists in Perth taking selfies - Tourism Australia

  • Cottesloe Beach, Perth - Tourism Australia

  • Rottnest Island's Longreach Bay sunset - Tourism Australia

  • Skydive Geronimo, Perth - Tourism Australia

  • Elizabeth Quay, Perth - Tourism Australia

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 4
  • 1

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

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