These are the Top 10 Places to See in Perth Australia. Perth is the capital city of Western Australia, and a very popular destination with travellers. Perth has 2 million people, and is considered to be one of the loveliest cities to visit.
1. Shoalwater Islands Marine Park:
This marine park is one of Australia’s most protected marine areas, which is known for its biodiversity, in terms of the marine life. It is one of the most remarkable places to visit in Perth, at just 50kms away, and provides you with an outstanding snorkeling and diving experience.
2. Pinnacles Desert:
If you’re looking for a sand-boarding experience then head off to the Pinnacles Desert. You would come across koalas, kangaroos, wombat, and other native animals. Find a decent picnic spot and take pictures with the native animals.
3. Swan River Scenic Cruise:
The Swan River is the most prominent places of Perth. Take a wine cruise from Swan River and admire the view of Bell Tower, King’s Park, and the Fremantle harbor. Enjoy live commentary, coffee or tea, and a two-course meal at Sandalford Estate.
4. The Perth Zoo:
On your way to Fremantle, don’t forget to stop by the Perth zoo. You have the opportunity to experience an extravagant African Savannah, along with the best collection of exotic animals and enormous reptiles. This zoo is home to over 1800 animals now.
5. The Wave Rock:
If you’re looking for more of a cultural tour, then take a tour to Wave Rock, and enjoy the geological sites. It is known as a natural monument of Perth. The place is right next to a historic town of York.
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6. The Perth Mint:
Admire the traditional gold pouring performance, the largest coin ever made using pure gold, along with an entertaining and engaging tour. The Perth Mint has a number of attractions for the tourists, which inspires them with the magic of gold.
7. Fremantle Coast and Helicopter Tour:
Experience sightseeing with a 30-minute helicopter tour, which would show you the exhilarating view of the beautiful Australian beaches. The tour would enable you to view the historic port city of Fremantle, while flying along the coast of the Observation City.
8. Kings Park and Botanic Garden:
Add a botanic touch to your trip by visiting the Kings Park of Perth. The park offers innovative designs, contemporary culture, public education, displays and certain entertaining services. The best part is that it is completely free to enter the park.
9. Perth Video Game Console Museum:
Nothing says nostalgia like ‘Super Mario’! Located in Northbridge, visit the Perth Video Game Console Museum, which features home video games from the 1970’s and onwards. This museum is also known as the Nostalgia box. You would definitely find the games from your childhood.
10. Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour:
Last but not the least; explore the main attractions of Perth by getting on the hop-on-hop-off bus. The tour would allow you to visit each and every historic, cultural, and traditional location. The recorded commentary playing during the tour would enlighten your tour.
You can even take a wonderful wine-tasting tour, which is one of the most famous attractions of Perth.