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Address: Riverside Drive | Perth City Foreshore, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
Phone Number: +610432414887
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Description: Perth's favourite playground, the Swan River is a stunning waterway which...
Perth's favourite playground, the Swan River is a stunning waterway which winds its way from the Darling Scarp to Fremantle. This natural attraction is popular location for Perth locals and visitors to enjoy a day out boating, fishing, skiing, paddling, swimming, picnicking or simply enjoying its vista.Rich in environmental and cultural values, the Swan River was named Derbal Yerrigan by the local Aboriginals who believe that the river was created by the rainbow serpent ‘Waugal’, a dreamtime spirit taking the form of a giant snake. It is believed that the Waugal created creeks, waterholes, lakes and valleys on its journey to the ocean.
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A very picturisque river valley lined with beautiful parks and houses by the side. Pristine looking waters and pleasant sceneries. The valley is also home to some of the finest... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I've been on cruise down this river to Fremantle (only because of visitors). I threw up as usual. There are dolphins that swin by, and we all know I hate dolphins. The river is clean and gives great views in spite of this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A very picturisque river valley lined with beautiful parks and houses by the side. Pristine looking waters and pleasant sceneries. The valley is also home to some of the finest beer breweries if Western Australia

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We went to Oscar's Halal Danish Pastry at Dyers Road then to Caversham and stayed till noon, then to Chocolate Factory, and Blue boat house. Since it was winter, we ended back in Perth CBD before 5pm. All in all a good day spent outside Perth CBD. Easy driving and great view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed travelling down the river and across to Rottnest Island. Wide and clean, it is widely used for leisure by locals which is wonderful. The government should invest in a circular loop of ferries/ terminals to link various parts of Perth by water. This would be a treble win: for state revenue, local transportation and tourists to enjoy a wider... More 

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Great Western, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

The Swan river in Perth isthe most beautiful stretch of water forming part of a city.Certainly from any angle or high above from your hotel or Kings Park it is anawsome body of water that is used and protected by many If you are in Perth you will love its beauty

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

go for a wine cruise along the Swan river. Well worth the trip and the sights, some beautiful houses and scenery along the way along with some winery stops

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

took a short cruise to Freemantle. I was visiting Perth while hubby worked so did this alone and he picked me up later. Great journey, beautiful scenery and just $28.00 one way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Veru calm, clean water and flowing western part of the city, you can enjoy the evening, morning walk alog it. Near Como, you can go bit farther in the river through wooden platform and enjoy river as well as other side of

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

The Swan River - or in Noongar language, Derbarl Yerrigan, has been the source or beauty and food for all people since humans walked this land. Today it has lost much of its marshes and reed beds but still provides a vital source of nutrients and habitats for fishes, dolphins and birds from Fremantle to the Darling Scarp. Take a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Kings Park gives you a birds eye view of a pristine gret river confluence and is something all must see. If you have a bit of time, drive to Claisbrook East Perth, then follow the river. Suggested spots Apple Cross to Freemantle, then return via Mosmann Park and Nedland bay.

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Address: Riverside Drive | Perth City Foreshore, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
Phone Number: +610432414887
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Perth

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