Perth Tourist Guide

Perth Tourist Guide - Destination Overview
  • Longitude: 31.9522° S
  • Latitude: 115.8589° E

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Perth Tourist Guide

Perth: A Place of Enending Tourist Attractions

Spreading along the coastal plain, and centering along the beautiful Swan River; Perth is bordered by Indian Ocean in the west and the Darling Scrap in the east. It is Western Australia’s capital city, and embraces the population of about 1.6 million. Embellished with the cultural heritages, beaches, historical monuments, wildlife, amusement parks, festivals and events, and the thriving nightlife; it attracts millions of tourists every year.

Perth Attractions

There are lot many attractions in Perth to explore, and it is highly significant to plan the itinerary as per one’s interests. Lack of planning may mar the joys of your tour. If you are interested in art and culture, you should plan your tour that includes the museums, cultural centers and the like tourist spots. Similarly, if you love the natural beauty and the flora and fauna, you should not miss the parks, beaches and the zoos.

If you are planning to visit Perth, you should surely not miss the following attractions:

  • Kings Park & Botanic Garden: Every year, alluring over six million visitors, the Kings Park & Botanic Garden embraces the area of about 400.6 hectares. Situated in the proximity of Swan River, it is at a distance of about 1.5 kilometer from the CBD of Perth. Full of lush green bushes, serene parklands, and several species of flora and fauna; it is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Perth.


  • Perth Zoo: Located in South Perth, and housing more than 1300 exotic and native animals, and more than 230 species, it immensely attracts the animal lovers. Just at the distance of five minutes from the central part of the city, it is one of the must see places in Perth.


  • Scietech Discovery Centre: Well known as interactive centre for discovery, and located in West Perth, it is a centre of science, and it houses Australia’s largest planetarium. The science performances, exhibitions and puppet shows etc. fascinate millions of visitors every year.
  • Museum of Western Australia: It is located at Northbridge, and with the tools of the Stone Age, fossils of dinosaurs, and many such things; it is a place that renders an insight about the past of Australia. Besides tourists, it is a favorite place for students, researchers and historians.


  • Perth Mint: Located in East Perth, it is home to one of the oldest mints that are still in working condition. Here you can see the largest gold bar exhibition of the world. The guided tour can help you to see the live pour of gold. If you desire to engrave any medallion; it offers you the best opportunity.
  • The Bell Tower: Located at the distance of just five minute walk from the Perth city centre, the Bell Tower at Barrack Square is home to the fourteenth century Saint Martin bells. One can see one of the largest musical instruments of the world here.


  • Caversham Wildlife Park: It is in the middle of the Whiteman Park in Swan Valley. It has the huge collection of the native inhabitants. If you are a creature lover, you would enjoy here abundantly. Also, it is one of the best places of picnic in and around Perth.


  • Adventure World: It is situated at Bibra Lake, and it is one of the best amusement parks in Australia. It has more than thirty thrill rides. Also, there are waterslides and a special place for children to enjoy.


  • Fremantle Prison: Located at Fremantle, it has some unique wonders to show. A twenty meter tunnel in the prison is really thrilling and adventurous as well. It has been listed as the world heritage site now, and its exhibition gallery can take you to the time in the past. 


  • Rockingham Wild Encounters: Situated at Rockingham, it is in the south of Perth. Known as Penguin Island, the little penguins are the arch attraction here. One can see the penguin-feeding shows organized at the Discovery Center. Regular ferry service is available for Penguin Island. Also, the sea lions, wild dolphins and pelican rookeries are a great joy to watch.

Also, Kings Park War Memorial, Fraser Avenue Lookout, Swan River, Aviation Heritage Museum, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Scarborough Beach, City Beach, St. George’s Cathedral, Mettam’s Pool, Hyde Park Perth, Trigg Beach, and Leighton Battery Guns etc. render immense revitalizing and rejuvenating experiences.

Perth Tour - Suggested Itinerary

There are several places in Perth, and it may take quite long to explore all the attractions. However, you can plan the itinerary as per your interests and desire. Here is a suggested itinerary for three days.

  1. Day 01

Visit to the city, river, gardens and museums etc.: You would explore the city of Perth, and visit the various attractions like Perth Art Gallery, Swan Bell Tower, Perth Cultural Centre, Swan River, War Memorial, Cottesloe Beach, Pubs and then nightclubs etc.

  1. Day 02

Fun at Femantle: enjoying at cruise, exploring art works, museum, and a lot of activities at Fremantle.

  1. Day 03

Rockingham Wild Encounters: Spend a day amidst the penguins, sea lions, dolphins and many other creatures. Also, you can have a lot of fun, and dine with wine.

Perth Geographical Coordinates

Embracing an area of 6,418 km², the geographical coordinates of Perth are 31.9522° S, 115.8589° E. It has the Mediterranean type temperate climate.

Arriving Perth

The Perth Airport operates the domestic and international flights. From the airport, you can easily go to the city center of Perth. The buses and private taxis are available 24x7, and you would have no trouble at all to move to any part of the Perth.