First Time Tourists Guide in Perth

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Perth is the capital and largest city in Western Australian

Located on the banks of the beautiful Swan River, Perth tourism is best known for unique mix of nature and urban life

The city has nice weather that will complete your trip days

The best attractions you can visit during your trip to Perth are Kings Park and Botanic Garden, Swan River, Cottesloe Beach, and many more to discover on this page

Also, their great wine is something you can't skip from the city

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SIGHTSEEING

Take your quality time walking or cycling around the Swan River. Not only jogging and cycling track, but you can also enjoy some water rides like Yachts, speed boats, and rowers. Some restaurants and cafes are available in the area.

Swan River

You can try yatching and go on gondola

Address : State Route 5, Perth WA 6000, Australia

DOWNTOWN

Centered in the central business district (Perth CBD), Perth has a different city center to offer. With the amazing view of the Swan River and the stunning atmosphere of the harbor, downtown Perth is an ideal place to stay for your trip. If you are looking for a complete tourism attraction in the downtown, Elizabeth Quay offers you various waterside entertainment and tourism attractions.

Elizabeth Quay

Waterside entertainment complex on an inlet with shopping, cafes, boat tours, art & museums

Address : The Esplanade, Perth WA 6000, AustraliaThe Esplanade, Perth WA 6000, Australia

SHOPPING

Shop and get mingled with locals in Fremantle Markets. This indoor market is a favorite for local and tourist alike since it opened in 1897 ago. You can find numerous stalls selling locals produces like clothing, handmade goods, and fresh foods.

Fremantle Markets

Busy indoor market dating to 1897 with stalls selling food, local produce, clothes & handicrafts

Address : South Terrace &, Henderson St, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia

FOOD & DRINK

Famous with the beaches, you can't skip tasting their seafood cuisines. Fish and chips is the top recommendation for your food list in the city. And, for the drink, the city is famous for its winery. If you are a wine lover, it's worth to take a wine tour around the Swan Valley.

CULTURE

Perth offers Aboriginal culture richness mixed with newcomers' cultures resulting in a unique character of the diverse culture in their urban life. There are many cultural centers you can visit to see the city's cultural sight. The people will welcome you warmly. They are down to earth and friendly.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

If you are looking for the best sunny time to travel around the city, book your ticket in around September, October, or November. Around the time, the city has the best sky view to complete your outdoor traveling.

HOTEL

Cottesloe Beach Hotel is a perfect place to stay for your beach trip. This hotel is located right in front of Cottesloe Beach. Surrounded by restaurants and coffee shops, this hotel offers the best deal of price and accommodations. Every room in the hotel is decored in art deco style and featured with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and coffeemaking facilities. But if you are looking for a budget stay in the city center, Comfort Hotel Perth City can be one of your options to stay. This hotel has a strategic location for the Swan River and Exhibition Centre. Breakfast, free wifi, and air conditioning are available during your stay.

Cottesloe Beach Hotel

Perfect location hotel for a relaxed catch-up with friends where as Cott & Co

Address : 104 Marine Parade, Cottesloe WA 6011, Australia

Comfort Hotel Perth City

This well-appointed 3 1/2 star award winning hotel is situated in Hay Street, East Perth

Address : 200 Hay St, Perth WA 6004, Australia

RESTAURANT

Have a fine dining experience in Wildflower restaurant. With a nice atmosphere and interior, they serve many local and international menus that will satisfy your taste buds. But if you are looking for a restaurant near Perth's beach, Madalena’s is where you go. This restaurant and bar offer some delicious seafood cuisines to taste. With an adorable view of beach shore, Madalena's is open from 4 pm to 11 pm.

Wildflower restaurant

Wildflower serves contemporary dishes revolving around the indigenous ethos of six seasons with farmer and forager-driven menus

Address : COMO The Treasury, Level 4/1 Cathedral Ave, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Madalena’s

Inspired by the boteco’s of São Paulo, Barcelona & Rome

Featuring, natural, low intervention wines and western Australian sustainable seafood

Address : 406 South Terrace, South Fremantle WA 6162, Australia

CAFE

Have a perfect taste of coffee in Lowdown. This espresso bar offers a good coffee time accompanied by nice music playing and nice decoration. If you want to drink your coffee overlooking the city life, you can have a seat in their outdoor area. But if you are looking more than a coffee shop, Mary Street Bakery is an ideal place to go. This beautiful cafe offers some homemade donuts and bakeries to accompany your coffee. They also serve some tasty smoothies that will boost your mood.

Lowdown

The coffee was great with their main menu chicken sandwich

Address : 16a Cloisters Arcade,, 865 Hay St, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Mary Street Bakery

One of the best spot to hang out with your friends to enjoy meals and coffee

Address : Allendale Square, 77 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000, Australia

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Perth has various kinds of nightlife entertainments to enjoy. If you want to spend your night grooving all night, Villa Nightclub can be one of your options. This nightclub offers live music with DJs, a great vibe dancing floor, and 2 bars serving delicious cocktails for you. But if you want to spend your night with a different kind of vibe and atmosphere, Rooftop Movies offers you an outdoor movie time in Perth. Bars and food stalls are available in the area.

Villa Nightclub

Live music and DJs in a chic, cavernous nightclub with a dance floor, 2 bars and a late license

Address : 187 Stirling St, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Rooftop Movies

Cult films and new releases, in an outdoor space with deck chairs, vintage caravans, and flamingos

Address : 68 Roe St, Perth WA 6000, Australia

INTERESTING PLACE

Kings Park and Botanic Garden should be on ou top list place to visit in Perth. This oasis offers you the best spot to escape from your busy life. Overlooking the amazing view of Swan River and Darling Range. the botanic garden conserves local flora and fauna. Another place to visit in the city is The Perth Mint Museum. This museum is known to displays the largest coin in the world. They also showcase a whopping one-tonne, gold nuggets, and bullion.

Kings Park and Botanic Garden

Landscaped park, overlooking the Swan river, with honour avenues plus war and historic memorials

Address : Fraser Ave, Perth WA 6005, Australia

The Perth Mint Museum

Government moneymaking facility with gold-history displays, tours of vaults & an 1899 melting house

Address : 310 Hay St, East Perth WA 6004, Australia

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

The most instagramable spot to take a picture in Perth is the beach view. Cottesloe Beach is one of the popular beaches in the city. It's best to go there for the sunsets. But if you want to picture the view of The Bell Tower. Visit The Bell Tower and take a view of Perth city from the high. The place is open from 10 am to 4 pm. You can visit the place by day or at night. From the high, you will see a stunning view of the city. Don't forget to recharge your camera!

Cottesloe Beach

Long, patrolled white-sand beach offering swimming, diving, snorkeling & surfing

Address : 87/91 Marine Parade, Cottesloe WA 6011, Australia

The Bell Tower

Landmark modern tower with ringing bells & an observation deck offering city views

Address : Riverside Dr, Perth WA 6000, Australia