Top 10 Activities

 

1


Rottnest

Rottnest IslandRottnest Island is a short ferry trip away. It has beautiful beaches perfect for swimming, snorkelling, sunbathing, surfing and windsurfing. Accommodation is available on the island if you want to stay overnight.

When: Preferably summer months
Where: Rottnest Island
Phone: N/A
Zone number: Zone 32
How much: Depends on ferry and activities.
Website: www.rottnestisland.com

 

 

6


Cottesloe Beach

Cottesloe Beach is one of Perth's most popular beaches. The beach is about 15 km from the city centre and is patrolled in the summer by the Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club. There is plenty of parking and public transport stops at the beach. Coffee shops, restaurants and pubs are only a short walk away.

When: Preferably summer months
Where: Cottesloe
Phone: N/A
Zone number: Zone 09
How much: Free
Website: N/A

2

Perth ZooPerth Zoo

Perth Zoo is only minutes away from the city centre by car or ferry. The Zoo is open every day of the year and is a great way to discover some of Australia's native and exotic animals.

When: Open every day of the year
Where: 20 Labouchere Road, South Perth
Phone: 24 Hour recorded infoline (08) 9474 3551
Zone number: zone 06
How much: Adult $21, Children 4-15 years $10.50, Concession (other than seniors) $17, Seniors $17, Family (2 adults + 2 children)$55

Website: www.perthzoo.wa.gov.au


7

PMFM ParasailingParasailing at Mill Point

Parasailing behind the latest style winch boat means you dont even have to get wet if you dont want. Located on Mill Point so you get the best views of Perth and the Swan River


When: Open every day of the year (weather permitting)
Where: Mill Point Road, South Perth
Phone: (08) 9313 3897
Zone number: zone 06
How much: N/A
Website: N/A

3

Adventure WorldAdventure World

Adventure world is WA's biggest fun park. It has 30 different rides including water slides. Food is available along with picnic facilities.

When: Season starts at the end of September and ends at the end of April. Opening times vary throughout the season, please call for more details.
Where: 179 Progress Drive Bibra Lake
Phone: (08) 9417 9666
Zone number: zone 21
How much: Adult $47.00, Child (ages 5-14) $39.00, 4 and under free, concession $39.00, seniors (with valid card) $22.00, Adventure Pass (2 Adults and 2 Children) $145.00, Adventure Pass Plus (2 Adults and 3 Children) $170.00, Season Pass $160.00, After 2pm $29.00
Website: www.adventureworld.net.au


8

River cruise captain cook cruises
Relax while cruising up or down the Swan River seeing some of Perth's most expensive houses along Millionaire's Row, or the busy Fremantle Port. Scenic cruises, Luncheon cruises and dinner cruises are available.

When: Open every day of the year
Where: Pier 3 Barrack Street Jetty Perth, East Street Jetty Fremantle
Phone: (08) 9325 3341
Zone number: Leaves from Zone 01 or Zone 09
How much: Scenic cruise: Adult $41, Children $22, Infants Free, Families $99
Website: www.captaincookcruises.com.au


4

Underwater WorldThe Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA, formerly Underwater World)

AQWA is oceanarium which thousands of sea creatures the majority of them from Western Australia. The oceanarium has a submerged glass tunnel that you walk through and see all the sharks, sting rays and other exotic marine life. AQWA also has a dolphin sanctuary.

When: Every day except Christmas Day
Where: Sorrento Quay
Phone: (08) 9447-7500
Zone number: Zone 11
How much: Adult $18, Children 3-14 years $9, Concession $14, Family $48
Website: When: Every day except Christmas Day
Where: Sorrento Quay
Phone: (08) 9447-7500
Zone number: Zone 11
How much: Adult $28, Children 4-15 years $16, Concession $20, Family (2 adults and 2 children) $75
Website: www.aqwa.com.au


9

About Bike hireCycling around river

Perth has a large number of cycleways that make cycling around the river a safe and fun way to see the city. A popular ride is leaving from About Bike Hire at the East end of Riverside Drive, past Barrack Street Jetty, crossing the Narrows bridge, riding through South Perth, over the Causeway and then back to About Bike Hire.

When: Preferably summer months
Where: Causeway Car Park Perth ( East end of Riverside Drive)
Phone: (08) 9221 2665
Zone number: Zone 01
How much: N/A
Website: N/A

5

Scitech

Scitech is a fun, education science centre offering unique interactive science experiences.

When: Seven days a week
Where: City West Centre, Sutherland Street, West Perth
Phone: (08) 9215 0700
Zone number: Zone 01
How much: Adult $14, After 3pm $10, Concession $10.00, Children (4-15 years) $9.00, Children (3 years and under) Free
Website: www.scitech.org.au

10

Surfing

Perth has plenty of beaches along the coast where you can surf. Trigg was voted as Perth's most popular beach in 1998. This beach is considered to have the best break for surfing within the metro area. The beach is patrolled by the Trigg Surf Club and is a safe beach to surf. There are surf cameras set up along the coastline for anyone to watch out for promising conditions.

When: Preferably summer months
Where: Trigg Beach
Phone: N/A
Zone number: Zone 10
How much: Free
Website: www.transport.wa.gov.au/imarine/19248.asp

 

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