Things to do and Places of Interest in Perth
First-time visitors in Perth will have plenty to see and do. You must look out for the amazing views from Kings Park and walk through the Perth Botanic Garden. Then tuck away in the diversity of Perth’s Hay Street or Wolf Lane. Perth is home to numerous small, locally-owned bars that serve Aussie wines and tapas. Stop and enjoy the crystal clear waters of Perth’s beaches, including Cottesloe Beach and Trigg Beach. Take a ferry to Rottnest Island to meet a Quokka in person and discover why it is known as the happiest animal in the world!
Tips and Tricks for Visiting Perth
Be Aware of Shopping Hours
Perth is no different from any other Australian town, but because it is a known tourist destination, there are a few items to keep in mind. First, business shop hours are regulated, and stores have limited hours on Sundays, while they are required to close entirely on Christmas Day, Good Friday, and ANZAC Day.
Embrace Wine Country
Australia offers some of the finest wines, and 25 minutes north of Perth is Swan Valley. Here you can find more than 40 vineyards and numerous cellars offering free or low-cost tastings.
Try the Fresh Produce and Goods
In addition to wine, Perth offers fresh farm items like truffles, marron, chocolate, and cheese. Make some time to visit local farm stands where you can sample and buy these delightful local treats.