Things to do in Perth
Perth is renowned for it's beautiful beaches, relaxed lifestyle, stunning Swan Valley wineries and restaurants and of course shopping in the city itself! Our holiday accommodation properties are all within close reach of all of these, and public transport is within walking distance. Have a look below at just some of what Perth has to offer!
Located approximately 24 kms north of Perth Hillarys Boat Harbour is a pleasant way to spend a day with the family. With its array of restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops there is plenty to keep the adults busy and the children will love The Great Escape which has water slides, rock climbing, trampolines, wacky golf and there are also some novelty rides.
AQWA takes you on an underwater journey to discover the fascinating and unique marine life of Western Australia! AQWA is located at Hillarys Boat Harbour, just 20 minutes north of the CBD, and is open 10am-5pm every day. Find out more at aqwa.com.au
Located just 30 minutes North of the Perth CBD is the magical Wanneroo Botanic Gardens. Get outside and get the kids excited! This is not your average minigolf, it's the biggest little minigolf around, 36 holes of fun and frustration for the whole family nestled amongst one of Perth's premier garden settings. Find out more at wanneroobotanicgardens.com.au
LStay cool this summer on the Outback Splash waterslide playground. Take the fast and furious night rider or relax on the banana lounges; either way the kids will have a blast and you will be the best parents ever. Whether it is the splash of the giant tipping bucket, thrill of the slides or the fun of the water spray features; we guarantee you a great day out.
Surrounded by lush green lawns, large trees and picturesque gardens, it's a great place to relax in a safe and friendly environment. Mazes, a giant jumping pillow, kangaroo, emus, and koalas you can pat... Outback Splash at the Maze is a one -top shop for great family fun! Find out more at outback splash.com.au
Enjoy seeing Kangaroos in their natural environment while you enjoy a picnic with family at Yanchep National Park. Explore the Caves, discover the culture of the Nyoongar People. Learn about their language and how they pass their knowledge from generation to generation. See the Koalas, enjoy a pint at the Yanchep Arms - All this is just 55kms from Perth City. Find out more at parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au
Located in Whiteman which is approximately 25km north of Perth is a great place for the whole family. You can book a tour or go and explore on you on, there is plenty to see and do. Revolutions Museum, ride a train, visit the Tractor Museum, and check out the craft shops . While here don't forget to visit Caversham Wild Life Park where you can hand feed kangaroos, ride a camel, meet a wombat and get up close to a Koala (but no touching). Find out more at whitemanpark.com.au
Swan Valley is home to over 100 places to wine and dine and is only 25 km north of Perth. There are many tour that you can book to enjoy this area or you can explore on your own. From wine to cheese tasting, craft and art shops there is plenty to do and while here make sure you pop into the Margaret River Chocolate Factory, definitely a favourite with the children. Nearby is the town of Guildford first settled in 1829 has a lovely quaint feel and you can walk one of the heritage walks to get a feel of the architectural dating back over 100 years.
Set on 40 acres in South Perth the Zoo makes for a lovely day out. There are over 168 difference species and the gardens are amazing very lush and shady, which makes it also such a lovely place for a picnic after exploring with the children. If you are taking small children you can hire carts for them so that you can pull them around when they are worn out. Photo courtesy of the Perth Zoo. Find out more at perthzoo.wa.gov.au