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Why visit Perth
The gateway to Western Australia, Perth is the perfect laid-back holiday destination. With gorgeous beaches and a thriving metropolis, you'll be dazzled by all that Perth CBD has to offer.
Best time to visit Perth
Perth can get hot in Summer with temperatures soaring above 30 degrees celsius. Although there are plenty of beaches to cool down, the best time to visit Perth is over Spring (September to November). The temperature is milder with little rainfall so there's plenty of opportunities for beach time or exploring.
Getting around Perth
You can get around Perth via bus, train or ferry. If using public transport, it's best to purchase a TransPerth SmartRider card however there is a minimum spend of $10AUD. There are free buses and trains around the city centre but you'll need to have a SmartRider card to take advantage of this. You can get to Rottnest Island via private ferry from Perth.
What to do in Perth
Chill with kangaroos in their natural habitat on Heirisson Island, surrounded by picturesque views of the city skyline. Grab a drink and a snack at one of Perth's famous pubs and treat yourself to some shopping downtown. End your evening at one of the many vibrant restaurants in Northbridge and a romantic stroll across the Claisebrook Cove Bridge lit up at night for couples attaching their love locks along the fence.
Free things to do in Perth
Start your morning with a leisurely walk along the breathtaking Swan River. With many grassy spots along the foreshore, you can bring a picnic basket or simply take a seat and watch the sunrise. Bring your camera so you can snap a photo of the birdlife or, if you're lucky, one of the resident dolphins. Stop by Elizabeth Quay on the foreshore of the river for breakfast or fresh fruit from the farmer's market.
You can't talk about Perth without mentioning beaches. Think white sand and clear blue waters. The beaches in Perth are some of the best Australia has to offer. Visit Cottesloe Beach if you don't want to venture too far from the city. Don't forget your sunscreen!
Fun things to do in Perth
Get out and about on Swan River with a spot of windsurfing, kayaking, or sailing. Rental facilities are located around the river as well as plenty of cafe and restaurant options to re-energize after.
You will have to travel outside of Perth to see some whales but for animal and nature lovers, it's well worth it. From killer whales to humpback whales, there's no shortage of these magnificent beasts in WA waters. Just make sure to go during whale watching season which varies depending on the species of whale. Most whale watching tour operators provide ideal dates and offer alternative options if you don't see a whale on your tour.
Where to eat & drink in Perth
In Perth's Northbridge and Victoria Park you will find a selection of cheap eats. Home to Perth's Chinatown on Roe Street, Northbridge is the place to go for authentic and affordable multicultural cuisine. Not to be outdone, Perth CBD is bursting with excellent dining and drinking options with a vibrant nightlife to match. Head to Perth's laneways for intimate small bars.
From Perth to Fremantle
Explore a little beyond the Perth CBD and discover Fremantle, just 30 minutes away. Home to impressive architecture and a charming tourist scene, Fremantle should be on the to-do list for anyone visiting Perth. Whether it's the weekend Fremantle markets, the charming cafes by the water, or the historic buildings that call to you, Fremantle has plenty to draw your eye away from central Perth, if only for a day or two.
Where to stay in Perth
In such a relaxed, easy-going setting, finding Perth accommodation should be a breeze. Choose from a wide range of Accor hotels in Perth CBD, located conveniently throughout the city. With Perth hotels throughout the city, you'll be able to create your perfect Perth holiday.