PERTH GUIDE

PERTH GUIDE

Perth, Western Australia is the sunniest Australian capital city built around the beautiful Swan River and surrounded by picturesque beaches.

Relax and unwind in the WA lifestyle of sparkling beaches, cafes, and vineyards, whilst enjoying the benefits of a metropolitan city, complete with world-class hotels, vibrant bars and nightlife, fantastic restaurants and a thriving art and culture scene.

Perth, Western Australia is the sunniest Australian capital city built around the beautiful Swan River and surrounded by picturesque beaches.

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CITY VIEWS FROM KINGS PARK

SUNDOWNERS WITH OCEAN VIEWS

ROTTNEST ISLAND QUOKKA SELFIE

MARGARET RIVER WINE TASTING

EXPLORE HISTORIC FREMANTLE

THE ANCIENT PINNACLES

CRUISE THE BEAUTIFUL SWAN RIVER

SWAN VALLEY GOURMET TASTINGS

WHERE TO EAT, WHERE TO STAY & THINGS TO DO IN PERTH...

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THINGS TO DO IN PERTH

WHERE TO STAY IN PERTH

EATING & DRINKING IN PERTH

THINGS TO DO IN PERTH

WHERE TO STAY IN PERTH

The Citylights Hotel is a newly opened Perth hotel in the heart of Northbridge, nearby to the vibrant nightlife, cultural experiences, and dining options.

The Comfort Inn & Suites Goodearth Hotel features great value, spacious, comfortable hotel rooms and apartment suites (with kitchenettes) and free Wi-Fi.

The Four Points By Sheraton has 278 guest rooms and offers an ideal location for business and leisure travellers alike.

The Pan Pacific Perth Hotel is a 5* hotel nearby to the river and the city’s main retail, dining and entertainment precincts.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO...

What To Expect When You Arrive At Perth Airport

Arriving in a new city can be incredibly daunting, even more so in a foreign language! In this blog post, we cover what you can expect to find when arriving at Terminal 1 (International Arrivals) at Perth Airport as well as how to get to […]

Getting An Australian Sim Card For Your Phone

Arriving at any Australian airport is much less daunting once you find out how to get your phone up and running as quickly as possible. Whether you are planning on using your international number or getting a local number (your cheaper option), being contactable can […]

When Is The Best Time To Visit Perth?

The weather in Perth, Western Australia offers the sunniest days of Australian cities, and hot dry summers and mild winters. The average summer temperature is 29° and winter daytime temperatures average around the 19-21° mark. Perth has also been ranked highly in the world’s most […]

Free Bus Service Around the City Of Perth, Fremantle and Joondalup

CAT, or Central Area Transit Buses is a free bus service that operates within the city centre of Perth, Fremantle and Joondalup. You may hop and hop off these buses as many times as you want without paying any fares. There are various route options […]

How To Get To Kings Park

Kings Park is one of Western Australia’s most famous must-see places to visit which overlooks the City of Perth. Getting to Kings Park from your hotel or accommodation couldn’t be easier, with various public transport, tours and car hire options available. Getting to Kings Park […]

Top Free Things To Do In Perth

If you are needing to entertain the family and visiting guests  on a budget, keep reading to find out the best free things to do in Perth. 1. Kings Park With great views of the city of Perth, rich historical and cultural flavour, nature conservation […]

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15 November

Gourmet Escape Margaret River 2018

Margaret River Gourmet Escape 2018

15 November @ 8:00 am - 18 November @ 5:00 pm

Held each November in Australia’s South West in the stunning Margaret River Region, Margaret River Gourmet Escape is a unique event attracting local, national and international visitors to enjoy a food and wine 4 day festival program. Cumulatively since the inaugural 2012 event 80,000 passionate foodies have shared in the unique local flavours, incredible landscapes, fun atmosphere and the personal experiences of their favourite attending food and wine celebrities. Find out more

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Scarborough Sunset Markets

22 November @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until 25 April, 2019

Scarborough Beachfront, The Esplanade
Scarborough, WA Australia
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The Scarborough Beach Association (SBA) are delighted to announce the return of the ever-popular Scarborough Sunset Markets, commencing 1 November and running every Thursday night until 25 April, 2019.* Kicking off Thursday November 1 and now spanning from the purpose-built Scarborough Square down to the crisp white sands of the Amphitheatre, each week the beachfront will once again ignite into a celebration of all that makes this location truly special - mesmerising sunsets, crystal blue ocean, crisp white sands, a…

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Araluen Avocado Festival

Araluen’s Avocado Festival 2018

24 November @ 8:00 am - 25 November @ 5:00 pm
Araluen Botanic Park, 362 Croyden Rd
Roleystone, WA 6111 Australia
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Calling all Avo-Enthusiasts for the freshest celebration in the Perth Hills! The Araluen Avocado Festival will be held in the beautiful surrounds of Araluen Botanic Park. The festival will celebrate all things Avocado including stallholders selling fresh produce, a vast range of products from skin and beauty care to delicious beers and cocktails and chefs demonstrating how to make Avocado creations at home! There will be live music entertainment, fun activities for the kids and Horticulturalists providing you with the expert…

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Before the Royal Flying Doctor Service

27 November @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Perth Modern, 90 Roberts Road
Subiaco, WA Australia
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Have a wonderful night of Western Australian medical history and help raise funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) and the Western Australian Medical Museum.  This fundraiser will be held and hosted by Emeritus Professor Max Kamien and presented by Dr Joe Holland's grandson - Peter Holland. Hear from the contemporaneous diary entries of Dr Joe Holland.  His mercy dash from Perth to Halls Creek, by cattle ship, model T Ford, horse and foot. July 29, 1917 - Dr…

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Bazaar: WA’s Best Christmas Market 2018

30 November @ 8:00 am - 2 December @ 5:00 pm
Fremantle Arts Centre, 1 Finnerty Street
Fremantle, WA 6160 Australia
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Bazaar is three days of retail heaven featuring 50 of WA’s most talented designers and makers. Held outdoors in the lovely surrounds of FAC’s Front Garden with a bar, delicious food and DJs, it’s the perfect chance to pick up unique, quality Christmas gifts. Find the finest jewellery, fashion, ceramics, sculpture, woodwork, textiles and more, and support local artists this festive season. Bazaar opens on Friday night. Get down early, grab some dinner and a drink and get first pick…

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1 December

Perth Christmas Pageant 2018

1 December @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
City of Perth, 27 St Georges Tce
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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Join us as we celebrate Christmas and support the Perth Christmas Pageant on a float, with our little ones joining in the festivities as they showcase their Caribbean costumes and dance along to Christmas Carols. PCA members - to volunteer and feature in the parade, please contact us on enquiries@perthcaribbean.asn.au with your attendee numbers and costume ideas. Find out more

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Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton from Rottnest Island 2018

8 December @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rottnest Island, Rottnest Island WA Australia + Google Map

The Southern Hemisphere’s #1 kiteboarding race, the Red Bull Lighthouse to Leighton from Rottnest Island, returns to Western Australia on Saturday 8 December. Now in its 9th year, the race is a ‘must do’ for serious kiters who take on the 19km open ocean course from the turquoise waters of Western Australia’s favourite holiday island, Rottnest Island, to Leighton Beach in Fremantle. Everyone is welcome to join in on the fun by heading down to Leighton Beach to cheer on…

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Snow In London Court 2018

17 December @ 10:00 am - 21 December @ 2:00 pm
London Court, Perth, WA Australia + Google Map

It will be a white Christmas at London court this year with snow falling in this historic lane in the city. Take a break from your City offices to grab the perfect snow Instagram shot and then tick a couple of those Christmas presents off your list. Find out more BRING THE KIDS for some Perth Winter wonderland too… ~ Snow falls at 10am, 10.45am and 11.30 am. ~ Santa appears 11am-2pm.    

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29 January

An evening with Nigella Lawson

An Evening with Nigella Lawson 2019

29 January, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverside Theatre, 21 Mounts Bay Road
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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Direct from London’s West End, An Evening with NIGELLA LAWSON is Nigella’s brand-new show, where she tells her own remarkable culinary story, live on stage. An Evening with NIGELLA LAWSON is interactive and intimate, allowing the audience to ask questions, with Nigella sharing her thoughts, food stories, and insights into what she’s eating and cooking now. Find out more

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10 February

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Perth Chinese New Year Fair 2019

10 February, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The 2019 Perth Chinese New Year Fair comes to Northbridge on Sunday 10 February, noon to 9pm. This multicultural extravaganza includes a parade, stalls, cultural activities, lion and dragon dancing, multicultural concert, games and rides. Cultural performances will dazzle throughout the day on James and Lake Streets and in Chinatown on Roe Street. Find out more

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South West Craft Beer Festival 2019

16 February, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Busselton Beachfront, Unit 2
Busselton, WA Australia
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The 2019 South West Craft Beer Festival will again continue to exclusively feature breweries from the South West, as they bring together a record number of breweries from Mandurah in the north right through to the south coast of Denmark, allowing beer enthusiasts to experience the best of the region’s awesome craft beer, all in one place! At the South West Craft Beer Festival, you can try it all as we showcase the best of the best from more than…

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2 March

Sculpture By The Sea, Cottesloe 2019

2 March, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 19 March, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Cottesloe Beach, Beach Street
Cottesloe, WA 6011 Australia
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Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe is staged on the beautiful Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia. The exhibition is featured from the seawall all the way along the sand towards North Cottesloe and on the surrounding grassed areas creating a beautiful sculpture park. Access to Cottesloe Beach can be made from the ramps or stairs at different locations along Marine Parade. Find Out More

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