Top 10 Things to do in Perth

1. Perth Zoo

A great family day out, Perth Zoo has been open to the public for over 100 years, and has over 1,200 animals including reptiles, primates, tortoises, giraffes, big cats and more.

2. Western Australian Museum

Situated in the city’s Old Gaol, the Western Australian Museum has exhibits covering Western Australia’s history, from Aborigine artefacts to space rocks and butterfly galleries.

3. Adventure World

Another great family day out, this theme park has a huge selection of thrilling rides including several roller coasters, a water playground and swimming pool.

4. Freemantle Prison

A UNESCO World Heritage site, this prison was built in the 1850s by convicts before closing in 1991. Venture through the tunnels, try to spot some ghosts and see what life was like for Australian convicts.

5. Perth Mint

See where coins are made at the Perth Mint on a tour of this fascinating attraction. Here you can see such sights as Australia’s largest natural gold nugget collection, and the largest gold coin in the world.

6. Hillarys Boat Harbour

A great place to visit for a bite to eat, or to take a boat tour, the harbour should be on your list of things to do in Perth. You can also take a tour on a Harley Davidson bike from here.

7. Kings Park

Perched on the edge of the central business district of Perth, Kings Park is one of the largest inner city parks in the world and has a huge array of attractions including botanical gardens, memorials and walks through it.

8. Swan River

Flowing through the heart of the city, no trip to Perth would be complete without a boat tour or lunch cruise along it.

9. Scitech

An amazing interactive museum, Scitech will keep the kids happy for hours… and the bigger kids too! Visit the planetarium, learn the basics of science and don’t forget to visit the gift shop at the end! 

10. Murray Street Mall

Shop ’til you drop here in the Murray Street Mall which boasts a huge variety of shops, from designer stores to high street brands. Don’t forget your credit card!

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