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Mantra On Murray
Perth 187 yd from city centre
Located in the heart of Perth, on Murray Street, the hotel is close to the shopping district of Northbridge, Perth?s trendy...
Perth 1.2 mi from city centre
Take in the views from a terrace and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket...
Pan Pacific Perth
Perth 1,318 yd from city centre
Embrace the city of Perth at our downtown luxury hotel. Enjoy easy access from our hotel to popular downtown destinations...
Crown Promenade Perth
Perth 2.3 mi from city centre
This contemporary hotel is located in the vast and vibrant Burswood Entertainment Complex, just a few minutes drive from...
Quality Hotel Ambassador Perth
Perth 1,441 yd from city centre
The hotel is located on Adelaide Terrace, on the fringe of Perth?s CBD, close to the city¿s business, shopping and entertainment...
Doubletree By Hilton Perth Waterfront
Perth 728 yd from city centre
Featuring panoramic views of Perth's city skyline and a rooftop infinity pool, Doubletree By Hilton Perth Waterfront is situated...
Doubletree By Hilton Perth Northbridge
Perth 679 yd from city centre
New in 2018, Doubletree By Hilton Perth Northbridge is located in the cultural and entertainment hub of Northbridge, and...
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With the Indian Ocean breeze blowing through, Perth is a city that is often called laid back, liveable and uncomplicated. One of the most remote cities in the world, Perth is clean and friendly with a beachy vibe that makes it a great place for a holiday. Sitting on the Swan River, the capital of Western Australia is home to various historical markers and modern urban entertainments that perfectly balance the serene atmosphere of the coastline. There’s a thriving arts and dining culture, which means there’s something for everyone.
With over three million people visiting Perth each year, there is plenty of holiday accommodation. That includes hotels, as well as resorts, hostels, apartments, cottages and lodges to suit any budget level.
Neighbourhoods in Perth
Some of the most popular neighbourhoods for visitors are:
- Central Business District (CBD): Closest to many of the city’s main attractions, a free bus service enables visitors to easily get around the CBD.
- South Perth: ideal for families, South Perth is across the Swan River and is the best place to stay to photograph the city skyline and visit the zoo.
- Fremantle: Culture and history abound in this charming area with a bohemian vibe, with handmade craft shops, quirky restaurants and live music venues.
- Northbridge: Here you’ll find plenty of nightlife with lots of bars, restaurants and nightclubs. The cultural mash-up means plenty of interesting foods, sights and music.
- West Perth: Often dubbed the best place to stay in the city, this district boasts upscale shopping, food and drink. It’s also home to Perth Observatory, Solidarity Park and the Parliament House.
- Subiaco: This designer neighbourhood features coffee shops, boutiques and art galleries, as well as the Subiaco Arts Centre and the Regal Theatre.
- Swan Valley: A plethora of vineyards and tasting rooms make this famous district popular with couples who can also enjoy the distilleries, cafes, markets and galleries.
What to See and Do in Perth
There’s a long list of attractions and activities. Highlights are:
- The Beaches: With miles of coastline, there are plenty of beaches to enjoy. Scarborough Beach is the easiest to get to and Cottesloe Beach is one of the most famous with its soft sand and blue water. Swanbourne is the only beach in Perth that allows naked bathing.
- Natural Attractions: King’s Park is one of the best green spaces with the botanical gardens and its central city location. The Perth Sunset Coast drive offers stunning views.
- Landmarks: Not to miss landmarks include the Bell Tower, the Perth Mint, Elizabeth Quay, St. Mary’s Cathedral and Fremantle Prison.
- Museums: In addition to the Art Gallery of Western Australia, you won’t want to miss Scitech, the Old Court House Law Museum, the Royal Perth Hospital Museum and the Aboriginal Art Gallery.
- Animal Attractions: Don’t miss the Perth Zoo, but you’ll also want to visit Perth Wildlife Encounters, Penguin Island and Yanchep National Park. There are many kangaroos around the city, and you can see them at the zoo, but you might also catch a glimpse of them at Karrinyup Golf Club and Joondalup Golf Club, as well as the Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park.
What to eat in Perth
Perth is known for its local produce and that of the Margaret River region. Local foods to try include:
- Rock lobster: Also known as crayfish, it’s best eaten fresh straight off the boat.
- Meat pie: A simple pastry item but with a multitude of fillings, it’s a favourite Aussie snack.
- Barramundi: You can’t escape this fish no matter where you are in Australia. It’s served in many different ways.
- Fish and chips: Somehow, they always taste better when eaten by the sea.
- Native meats: If you want something different, try kangaroo, crocodile, or emu.
- Blue Swimmer Crabs: These crustaceans make their home along Perth’s coast so enjoy them fresh from the sea.
Typical Events and Festivals in PerthThe calendar in Perth is full of all kinds of events. Some of the best are:
- The Perth Festival: The annual arts and cultural event that includes the Perth Writers Festival is held from mid-February to mid-March.
- Perth International Comedy Festival: Local talent mixes with names from around the world to give everyone a laugh in April-May.
- Sculpture by the Sea: The show takes place along Cottesloe Beach in March and showcases local and international artists.
How to Move Around in Perth
The city is fairly flat, so ideal for walking and biking. Transperth public transport includes buses, trains and ferries and a SmartRider card is the best option for visitors. Perth is served by an international airport and connected by the Indian Pacific Railway to Syndey, Melbourne and Adelaide.
The Climate in Perth
Summers in Perth are usually hot and dry with lots of sun, while winters are cool and wet. Temperatures range between 19 and 32°C across the year, with the warmest months being January and February. The best time to visit is spring – September to November.