As the capital of Western Australia and the largest city in the country, Perth is the fourth most populous city with a population of under 2 million people.
Discover Australia’s underwater treasures at the Aquarium of Western Australia – walk through a 98m underwater tunnel and marvel at gigantic stingrays, fish, and sharks all gliding above your head. If you’d rather keep your head above water visit Perth Zoo, a 41- acre home to over 1,200 animals and an extensive botanical garden that has been around since 1898 – a great day for adults and children. Another great attraction is Adventure World, packed with amusement rides suited to all levels of thrill seekers.
Take a look at where 350,000 people were made to build their own imprisonment dating back to 1855 at Fremantle Prison complete with daily tours and a gift shop. Shipwreck Galleries and the Art Gallery of Western Australia are also glorious attractions for all the family.
For a relaxing stroll and picturesque views, the Kings Park and Botanical Garden boasts a 400 acre haven, containing over 2,000 plant species indigenous to Western Australia. In keeping with Australia’s love of nature it’s no surprise the central city hosts a rooftop bar. Hipster and eco-friendly, the adeptly named bar Greenhouse is a great place for the evening serving up the best cocktails, unique beers and expansive wine list. The best views can be seen at night time as the city’s lights dance atop of the coastal waters.
If you’re looking for a more mature scene Perth City is the hotspot for a ultimate shopping trip! With Perth’s various shopping areas such as Subiaco, Claremont and Cottesloe – it’s likely you’ll come home with another suitcase entirely! For cruise trips, Fremantle welcomes thousands of passengers every year, hosting round-the-world voyages to shorter domestic trips.
Try a holiday in Perth and soak in the influential unhurried atmosphere - you’ll be so relaxed you’ll come back horizontal!
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