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Enjoy seeing Perth – known as the City of Light – shine as the cosmopolitan capital of Western Australia (WA).

A destination that blends urban sophistication with natural beauty, Perth offers an enticing array of attractions and activities, including iconic sites and pristine beaches.

Perth’s vibrant food scene, with its countless award-winning restaurants and rooftop bars with views to savour for a lifetime, is a true feast for the senses and is testament to the high-quality, locally sourced products from around the State.

Top Attractions in Perth

  • Rottnest IslandHave you ever seen a Quokka? These furry creatures are home to Rottnest Island, famous for its laid-back atmosphere and beautiful beaches. Make it your mission to get a #quokkaselfie.
  • Take a trip along the Sunset Coaststretching over 50KM this sublime coastline is a buzz of outdoor culture including beach front esplanades and marinas with alfresco cafes and restaurants, extensive walking and cycling trails with stunning ocean views and plenty of adventure sports to try your hand at.
  • Kings Park and Botanic Gardensenjoy a stroll around WA’s most popular visitor destination which boasts unrivalled panoramic views of the Swan River and is home to over 320 native plant varieties, 215 known indigenous fungi species and 80 bird species.
  • Visit Perth’s Cultural Centre – Made up of 6 fascinating venues, Perth’s Cultural Centre offers visitors a vibrant mix of arts, music, food and entertainment. Comprising a spacious amphitheatre, museum strip, public artworks and plenty of places to sit and relax – there really is something for everyone!
  • Encounter native animalswhether you want to watch majestic whales migrate along the coast, swim with cheeky bottlenose dolphins, peer at a penguin, kickback with some kangaroos or cuddle a koala – there is an animal experience for everyone.
  • Take a wine tour in Swan ValleyWA’s oldest wine region, the Swan Valley offers visitors the choice of over 40 wineries and 70 restaurants and cafes. Easily accessible from Perth CBD, Swan Valley is also the only region you can reach from an Australian capital by water. With more than 180 years of winemaking to experience, guided tasting tours can be enjoyed via river cruise, kayak, limousine, private car, bus and even horse-drawn wagon – or go on a self-led adventure.

Rottnest Island

 

Have you ever seen a Quokka? These furry creatures are home to Rottnest Island, famous for its laid-back atmosphere and beautiful beaches. Make it your mission to get a #quokkaselfie

Quokka on Rottnest Island

Tourism Western Australia

Take a trip along the Sunset Coast

Stretching over 50KM this sublime coastline is a buzz of outdoor culture including beach front esplanades and marinas with alfresco cafes and restaurants, extensive walking and cycling trails with stunning ocean views and plenty of adventure sports to try your hand at.

City Beach

Tourism Western Australia

Kings Park and Botanic Gardens

Enjoy a stroll around WA’s most popular visitor destination which boasts unrivalled panoramic views of the Swan River and is home to over 320 native plant varieties, 215 known indigenous fungi species and 80 bird species.

Kings Park, Perth 

Tourism Western Australia

 

Visit Perth's Cultural Centre

Made up of 6 fascinating venues, Perth’s Cultural Centre offers visitors a vibrant mix of arts, music, food and entertainment. Comprising a spacious amphitheatre, museum strip, public artworks and plenty of places to sit and relax – there really is something for everyone!

Encounter Native Animals

Whether you want to watch majestic whales migrate along the coast, swim with cheeky bottlenose dolphins, peer at a penguin, kickback with some kangaroos or cuddle a koala – there is an animal experience for everyone.

Take a wine tour in Swan Valley

WA’s oldest wine region, the Swan Valley offers visitors the choice of over 40 wineries and 70 restaurants and cafes. Easily accessible from Perth CBD, Swan Valley is also the only region you can reach from an Australian capital by water. With more than 180 years of winemaking to experience, guided tasting tours can be enjoyed via river cruise, kayak, limousine, private car, bus and even horse-drawn wagon – or go on a self-led adventure.