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

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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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1 September

Araluen Botanic Park

Araluen Festival 2018

1 September @ 8:00 am - 24 September @ 5:00 pm
Araluen Botanic Park, 362 Croyden Rd
Roleystone, WA 6111 Australia
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It's time for the It’s Yates Springtime at Araluen Festival at Araluen Botanic Park’s . Discover Perth’s biggest display of Tulips (145,000 this year ) and other Springtime bulbs. While exploring the winding pathways prepare to be delighted by their internationally recognised Camellias adding to the massed plantings of colour. Magnolias will also be in full bloom with gorgeous colours and scents captivating you on your journey. Find out more

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Urban Wine Walk Northbridge 2018

Urban Wine Walk Perth – Northbridge 2018

15 September @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On Saturday the 15th of September the streets, laneways and footpaths of Northbridge will come alive as a line up of cities best venues open their doors, transforming into the ultimate self-guided cellar door experience. Find out more

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19 October

BeauVine Food & Wine Festival 2018

19 October @ 6:00 pm - 21 October @ 8:00 pm
Birdwood Square, Highgate
Perth, 6000 Australia
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Returning to Birdwood Square Oct 19-21 for a weekend of 60+ wineries, breweries & cideries, 12 of your favourite Perth eateries + much more to be revealed! Find out more

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9 November

Swan Festival of Lights 2018 – Celebrating Deepavali Together

9 November @ 4:30 pm - 11 November @ 9:30 pm
Supreme Court Gardens, Riverside Dr
Perth, Western Australia Australia
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Join us for the 11th year of Perth's premier multicultural event - the Swan Festival of Lights 2018! Since 2008, SFOL has been illuminating the City of Perth with its offering of colourful dances, soul-stirring rhythms and mouth-watering flavours, all in the name of Celebrating Deepavali Together. A cultural festival celebrated by Indians all over the world, Deepavali spiritually signifies the triumph of light over darkness, hope over despair, knowledge over ignorance and of course, good over evil. Find out…

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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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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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Scarborough Sunset Markets

6 December @ 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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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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Fremantle Markets

Fremantle Markets

9 December
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, repeating until 30 June, 2020

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until 31 May, 2020

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until 28 February, 2021

Fremantle Market, South Terrace & Henderson St
Fremantle, Western Australia 6160 Australia
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Fremantle Markets was established in 1897 and has become one of the most recognised and celebrated attractions in Fremantle. With over 150 stalls under the one roof and steeped in Fremantle’s rich indigenous, maritime, convict, colonial and migrant history, the Market is one of the most visited places in WA. Step inside and you’ll find yourself surrounded by the irresistible waft of home-brewed coffee and the characteristic sounds of the beloved busking musicians while you wander through colourful aisles of…

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