Things To See and Do in Perth, Western Australia

Swan River

Take a scenic cruise on Swan River, stroll along the walkways, or even sail or canoe down the river, with hired facilities located along the foreshore.

Perth’s Cultural Centre

The Perth Cultural Centre is a vibrant space in Northbridge where the arts, culture, knowledge, events and community come together.

Right in the heart of Perth city where you’ll find the Cultural Centre, home to the Western Australian Museum, Art Gallery of Western Australia, the Library and Information Service of Western Australia, the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts and The Blue Room Theatre.


Kings Park and Botanic Garden

One of the largest inner-city parks in the world, Kings Park covers 400 hectares with serene natural bushland and sculpted gardens.

There are so many things to do in Kings Park and Botanic Garden – enjoy treetops and river views, explore children’s play areas, discover wildflowers, enjoy a free guided walking tour plus much more.

Cottesloe Beach

Perth’s iconic beach, Cottesloe Beach is one of the city’s most popular spots for swimming, snorkelling, surfing and drinking in ocean sunsets.

Perth City Shopping

For a spot of shopping visit Perth’s two main venues, Murray St and Hay St malls, offering a wide range of speciality stores and arcades.

With more than 900 specialty shops within Perth City you will be spoilt for choice with everything from designer fashion and local boutiques, to department stores, homewares, adventure gear, electronic goods and more.