Activities or Places of Interest

Outdoor Activities

Perth ‘s wonderful climate supports the many outdoor activities which include enjoying a movie in the open air, sitting on deck chairs, surrounded by pine trees, at the Somerville Theatre in Nedlands or Pines Theatre in Joondalup. A range of world class outdoor concerts are held in Perth at Kings Park, river foreshore, local wineries, golf clubs, Swan Valley and further south in the wine regions of Margaret River.

Hillarys Marina

A buzz of interesting shops, places to eat, a harbour for boats, a safe and protected swimming beach, a fun park for children, Rottnest Island ferry departure and drop off location and much more.

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At Hillary’s Marina is an underwater world with fascinating fish and sea life; touch pool; ride the conveyor with fish tanks above and to the side.

Rottnest Island

Only 12 kilometres off shore and accessible using the ferries departing/returning to Hillarys Marina. Enjoy a day visit or stay longer and explore the island. Rottnest is famous for its beautiful bays and the lazy and relaxing casual lifestyle. Bike riding is the most popular way of getting around and bikes can be hired on the island. Alternatively walk around the settlement, to the various bays, and spot the quokkas who hop around in their natural environment.

Whale Watching

Take a boat trip to experience the wonders of the waters – whales in their ocean home. Imagine the feeling of being close enough to see this marvellous sight!

Kings Park and the Tree Top Walk

The magnificent views of Perth city and the Swan River viewed from Kings Park will take your breath away. Walkways will guide you through gardens and bush, past waterfalls and fountains. Alternatively take the ‘tree top’ walk and enjoy the views from up in the trees.

River Cruises

A great way to experience the outdoors and enjoy the beauty of the Swan River is to take a cruise. There are many varieties including half day, full day, wine cruises, or evening dinner cruises.

Northbridge

Situated on the north side of the city of Perth, this is one of the gourmet centres of Perth. Tree lined, well lit streets provide restaurants, cafes, bars, hotels, and eateries from a large range of nationalities to entice palates of all tastes. Perth’s wonderful weather provides the opportunity to enjoy eating outdoors for a large part of the year.

Fremantle

A harbour town which shows some of WA’s original architecture. Fascinating museums depict naval and historical developments in the state. Famous for its ‘fish and chips’ which you can eat sitting harbourside, and for the variety of freshly caught seafood served in the many cafes and restaurants in this bustling town. The markets are a mecca for the artists and craftspeople whose creativity continually astounds.

Markets in Fremantle

Fremantle is famous for the markets which have something of interest for everyone of all ages. Both markets entice with their own unique wares and wonderful fresh produce.

Subiaco Shopping Precinct

Boutiques; gift shops; shoe shops, trendy bars, cafes and restaurants; interesting architecture, hotels, the Regal Theatre and a movie theatre, all add to Subiaco’s character. After a stroll in the Saturday markets or along the main shopping streets, enjoy ‘people watching’ while sipping on a coffee or a glass of wine in one of the outdoor venues.

Swan Valley

The local Perth wine region – picturesque wineries and galleries to visit and award winning wines to taste. Sample some delicious food while enjoying the wines. An alternative to the Margaret River wine region if time does not allow travelling south, or perhaps enjoy both regions.

The Pinnacles, Cervantes

Allow a day for this popular destination to marvel at nature at its most creative. The Pinnacles comprise thousands of limestone pillars in a yellow sand desert resembling an ancient ruin – a spectacular sight – walk amongst them.

Hamersley or Wembley Golf Club

Hamersley public golf course within walking distance for the golfing enthusiasts or alternatively just a 15 minute drive to Wembley Golf Club.

Shopping Centres

Only minutes to either Karrinyup or Whitfords Shopping Centres providing the shopper with large complexes of boutiques, major stores, homewares, hairdressers/beauty treatments, eateries and more.

 

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