There’s more to Perth than meets the eye! From the world’s largest wild dolphin encounters to a 32km food and wine trail, discover what lies beneath the perfect weather and exhilarating vibe Perth is famous for!

With AirAsia X flying to Perth 11 times a week, all you have to do is hop on a flight and you’ll get to experience a piece of Australia in no time!

 
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Perth City

Start your day with a visit to King’s Park and marvel at the awesome city and river views. Spend some time shopping and taking in the city’s great attractions, galleries and museums.

Highlights
  • Kings Park: The jewel in the city's crown, Kings Park is one of the largest inner city parks in the world and is located within a short walk of the city.
  • Swan River: Enjoy the beautiful Swan River by taking a river cruise or by setting off on one of the walkways and cycleways that follow the river’s beautiful foreshore.
  • Adventure World: Perth's adventure theme park Adventure World has unveiled its new attraction – The Abyss – a $12 million rollercoaster that is the first of its kind in Australia and will take joy riders from -1 to 4.5 G Forces.
  • Northbridge: Visit Northbridge for the specialty shops, great food and culture.
  • The Bell Tower: One of Western Australia's most unique and visited attractions, The Bell Tower offers tourists fascinating displays on these famous bells and the ancient art of bell ringing, as well as stunning 360 degree views of Perth city skyline and the Swan River from the sixth floor open air observation deck.
  • Perth Cultural Precinct:Experience the excitement of the early gold rushes and be captivated by a traditional gold pouring performance in the original Melting House.
     
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Fremantle

Catch a train, join a cruise or drive to the colourful port city of Fremantle. Just 30 minutes from Perth's city centre, the bustling, dynamic port city of Fremantle has long been renowned for its eclectic mix of arty and alternative types. Its streets buzz with the song of buskers, the side walks fill with a wild collection of art and music floats out from trendy cafés and bars.

Highlights
  • Spend the day at the family-friendly Esplanade Youth Plaza which offers facilities for skateboarding, BMX, scooter riding, and Western Australia’s first outdoor parkour park.
  • Sip a cup of coffee along the 'Cappuccino Strip' or trendy Wray Ave, South Terrace and High St.
  • Enjoy fish & chips at the Fishing Boat Harbour and stroll along the boardwalk to Bathers Beach.
  • Hop on board an historic tram ride which completes regular circuits of the city with educational commentary.
  • Go underground to explore the fascinating Fremantle Prison Tunnel.
  • Visit the WA Maritime Museum and Fremantle Arts Centre.
  • Enjoy a swim at beautiful Bathers Beach, just a stone's throw from the city centre.
  • Find fashion, unique & eclectic shopping, original artworks and quirky gifts.
     
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Rottnest Island

Just 19 km off the coast of Perth, but an entire world away, lies the sunny holiday island of Rottnest. Blessed with a casual atmosphere, picturesque scenery, dazzling marine life and some of the world's finest beaches and pristine bays, Rottnest Island is Western Australia's very own island getaway.

Highlights
  • Swim and relax by the stunning waters - you have 63 beaches and 20 bays to choose from.
  • Explore the island on a segway with Segway Tours WA.
  • Discover the underwater snorkel trails at Little Salmon Bay and Parker Point.
  • Learn about the island’s history at the Rottnest Island Museum, Lomas Cottage, Pilot Boat House, Vincent Way and Salt Store.
  • Encounter a variety of wildlife including birdlife, dolphins and quokkas (and take a selfie with one while you’re at that!).
  • Explore the world beneath the waves on the Underwater Explorer (September – May).
  • Climb the Wadjemup Lighthouse for the ultimate views across the whole island.
  • Ride the Captain Hussey train to view the maze of tunnels beneath the WWII gun emplacement on Oliver Hill.
     
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Sunset Coast

Just 20 minutes west of the city center you’ll find the stunning stretch of coastline for which Perth is famed for. The evening sun dipping spectacularly into the Indian Ocean gives this region its evocative name and it's a sight you can enjoy daily, from any number of picturesque locations.

Highlights
  • Take a dip or catch a wave at one of the 19 sensational beaches.
  • Indulge in a feast at a beachside café or restaurant along the coast.
  • Visit Hillarys Boat Harbour and Mindarie Marina for shopping, cafés and restaurants.
  • Discover WA's unique marine life at AQWA (Aquarium of Western Australia).
  • Visit Yanchep National Park for koalas, caves & indigenous culture.
  • Travel further north to Lancelin to tackle the mighty sand dunes on a sand-board or go canoeing, windsurfing and fishing.
     
Swan Valley  

Swan Valley

Located only 25 minutes east of Perth, the Swan Valley is laced with ribbons of vineyards and home to over 150 places to wine and dine - including award-winning wineries and restaurants, microbreweries and distilleries. You'll also find roadside stalls selling fresh local produce, historical architecture, art and craft galleries and studios.

Highlights
  • Explore the 32km Food and Wine Trail.
  • Make a trip to Margaret River Chocolate Company to satisfy your sweet tooth.
  • Watch out for free tastings of wine, homemade jams, and preserves at Providore.
  • Have a homemade scone at the quaint tearoom at Cottage Gallery & Tea Rooms.
  • Tale a boat cruise from Perth City along the Swan River to the Swan Valley.
  • Pick up a free Guildford Heritage Walk Trail brochure from the Visitor Centre and wander around its historic shopping precincts.
  • Stop by the bar of Lancaster Wines’ famous outdoor tasting shed to try the products of some of the oldest vines in Swan Valley.
     
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Rockingham

Located just 45 minutes south of Perth, Rockingham forms the southernmost border of the Perth metropolitan area.

Highlights
  • Enjoy an incredible eco-tourism experience swim with wild dolphins.
  • Kayak around the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park to see the little penguins and sea lions or skydive and land right on the beach.
  • Experience excellent scuba diving at the West Coast Dive Park.
  • Picnic at Bell and Churchill Park next to the beach.
  • Take a trip along the Baldivis Karnup Wine trail and enjoy tasting locally produced wines.
  • Try your luck with some fishing off a jetty or the beach.

 

To find out more, hop on over to Experience Perth and take the first step to a fun-filled journey now!