Perth is ranked one of the best places to live on the planet and also one of the world’s sunniest capital city. These are the top 7 places to visit in Perth:
1. Kings Park and Botanic Gardens
Kings Park and Botanic Garden are often called the green heart of the city. It is located in the top of St. George’s Terrace. The park is one of the most popular destinations among tourists in Western Australia. There are extraordinary river and city views from the park. With its barbeque and picnic facilities, Kings Park is preferred by families with young children.
2. Perth Cultural Centre
The Perth Cultural Centre includes the Western Australian Museum, the Library of Western Australia, the Art Gallery, the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts and The Blue Room Theatre. It is a place to learn new things, get involved in different activities or just enjoy the sunshine. Near to the public transport and adjacent to the Perth central train station, the Cultural Centre is a dynamic and lively public area.
3. Fremantle Harbour
Fremantle has recently been named in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2016. It is one of Australia’s busiest ports. There’s a great weekend market here with locally grown produce and live music. The streets are full of trendy cafes and bars, musicians and collections of art. Tourists are also attracted by the waterfront at the western end of Victoria Quay as it is open for people to watch the port’s workings.
4. Cottesloe Beach
Cottesloe Beach is one of Perth’s best and most popular beaches. Walking along the coastline, surfing, diving or snorkelling are just a few of all the activities you can enjoy here. In March Cottesloe Beach becomes an open gallery.
5. Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island attracts half a million visitors a year. It is a nature reserve and an idyllic little island offering a range of marvellous white beaches with crystal clear water, bays and coves, reefs and wrecks.
6. Perth Zoo
What you can find in Perth Zoo is a diversity of 164 species of animals and a huge variety of plants. But Perth Zoo is most known for its unique events calendar and as a host of amazing experiences. Thousands of visitors come to the Zoo to see not only the animals but to attend the many events held in the Zoo.
7. Free Central Area Transit bus (CAT)
Perth has a free bus service that operates around the central business district. These buses arrive in approximately every 5 to 10 minutes. These lines navigate Perth’s key attractions.