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.

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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...

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 your hotel or accommodation. Most international airlines, other than Quantas […]

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 be crucial especially when booking tours. This article aims to […]

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 livable cities for several years in a row, with part […]

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

Need an easy and free way to get around the City of Perth? The CAT, or Central Area Transit Buses are FREE city buses, operating on different routes within the city centre of Perth, Fremantle and Joondalup. Hop and hop off these buses as many times as you want along their routes, with buses operating […]

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 Kings Park is only a short distance from the Perth […]

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 and of course family friendly options galore, Kings Park is […]

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23 August

Good food and wine show

Good Food & Wine Show – 2019

23 August, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 25 August, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
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A whole weekend filled with what the name suggests, good food and wine. With hundreds of local and international guests for any inspiring chef, this is not to be missed. Ticketed event with celebrity guests and presentations. Find out More. 

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Cinefest Oz

Cinefest Oz

28 August, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1 September, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Set in the seaside centres of Busselton, Bunbury, Dunsborough and the Margaret River wine region, CinefestOZ premieres feature films and events in the region’s cinemas, wineries, small bars and galleries, making it a feast for the senses and an unforgettable five-day getaway. Find out more

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28 September

Perth Royal Show

Perth Royal Show 2019

28 September, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5 October, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Claremont Showgrounds, 1 Graylands Road
Claremont, WA 6010 Australia
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The IGA Perth Royal Show is the highlight of the spring school holidays kicking off on Saturday September 28 and concluding on Saturday 5 October 2019. All entertainment and key attractions are free. There is almost $1 million of free Show entertainment including the highly anticipated Flight Centre Fireworks Spectacular every night at 8pm. With free attractions filled with animals, food and agricultural experiences, the Show is an entertaining and fun family day out. Find out more

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12 October

Toodyay Agricultural Show

Toodyay Agricultural Show 2019

12 October, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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The Toodyay Agricultural Show gives local businesses the opportunity to display and participate in different arenas. Food, live entertainment and displays. Find out more

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BeauVine Food & Wine Festival – 2019

19 October, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Beer, cider, wine and beautiful spring sunlight at Birwood Square on Beaufort st, what could be better? Live music and lots lots more. Final release tickets are selling fast.  

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unwined 2019

UnWined Subiaco – 2019

26 October, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 27 October, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Market Square Subiaco, Market Square
Subiaco, WA 6008 Australia
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The best way to move into Spring here in Perth is to visit the UnWined festival in Subiaco. Live music, 45 wineries with 300 wines there is something for everyone. Tickets go on sale in August

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8 November

Western Australia Gormet Escape

Western Australia Gourmet Escape 2019

8 November, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 17 November, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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10 days of extraordinary events starting in the Swan Valley, extending to Perth and ending in the Margaret River region. A truly magical showcase of Western Australia’s premium produce and wine, with celebrated international and Australian culinary talent.   Find out more

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27 December

Fremantle Markets

Fremantle Markets 2019

27 December, 2019 - 29 December, 2019
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until 31 December, 2019

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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2 February

Chinese New Year Fair 2020

Perth Chinese New Year Fair 2020

2 February @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Northbridge, James Street
Perth, WA Australia
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The New Year Fair will see James Street, Northbridge and the Perth Cultural Centre come alive with food and market stalls, lion and dragon dance performances, cultural street performances, cultural activities and carnival rides and games. A multicultural concert will be staged at 6.30 pm at the Northbridge Piazza, presenting vibrant and colourful performances by various groups from around Perth such as:  Lion Dance Dragon Dance Martial Arts Street Performances Group Performances Food & Market Stalls Cultural activities Carnival rides…

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