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Ranked #1 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
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Category: Gardens; Parks; Outdoors

Kings Park and Botanic Garden is visited by nearly six million people each year. With its remarkable expanses of unique bushland, tranquil parkland and botanic garden, the Park is... more »

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Ranked #2 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
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Category: Monuments/ Statues; Cultural
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Fremantle Prison (Fremantle)
Ranked #3 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
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Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Fremantle Prison is one of Western Australia’s premier tourist attractions and the only World Heritage listed building in the... more » Owner description: Fremantle Prison is one of Western Australia’s premier tourist attractions and the only World Heritage listed building in the State.The Prison was built by convicts in the 1850s and was used as a place of incarceration for almost 140 years. With solitary cells and gallows Fremantle Prison is a monument to a system of punishment that is uncomfortably recent. Fremantle Prison now holds the key to history, mystery and fun. Step inside and do time with experienced guides on a fascinating Prison Day Tour. Explore the labyrinth of tunnels 20m beneath the Prison by foot and by boat on a Tunnels Tour adventure. Feeling brave? Delve into the darker side of the Prison’s history on an eerie Torchlight Tour. « less
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Ranked #4 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Lookouts; Landmarks
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Salmon Bay (Rottnest Island)
Ranked #5 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #6 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Swan River (Perth)
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Ranked #7 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Perth's favourite playground, the Swan River is a stunning waterway which winds its way from the Darling Scarp to Fremantle.... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Cottesloe Beach (Cottesloe)
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Ranked #8 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
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Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Enjoy the day in one of Australia's most striking urban beaches.
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Ranked #9 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
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Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
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Ranked #10 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #11 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: Catholic Cathedral which combines portions built over 3 centuries into the one beautifully renovated buildingPublic Tours... more » Owner description: Catholic Cathedral which combines portions built over 3 centuries into the one beautifully renovated buildingPublic Tours every Tuesday at 10:30 am $5.00 donationTickets available at Church Office (across the road - follow the signs) « less
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Ranked #12 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors
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South Perth Foreshore (South Perth)
Ranked #13 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
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Rockingham Beach (Rockingham)
Ranked #14 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #15 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #16 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
Owner description: Rottnest Island Visitor Centre is located in Thomson Bay near the main jetty. Ask the helpful and friendly staff for maps and... more » Owner description: Rottnest Island Visitor Centre is located in Thomson Bay near the main jetty. Ask the helpful and friendly staff for maps and information about attractions, tours, bus services, bike hire and mooring rentals. If you are staying in Rottnest Island Authority accommodation you can check in at the Visitor Centre from 2pm daily. Please phone for opening hours and other helpful information. « less
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Scitech (Perth)
Ranked #17 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Specialty Museums; Cultural
Owner description: Scitech is an educational and engaging science centre conveniently located in the heart of Perth. As Western Australia's... more » Owner description: Scitech is an educational and engaging science centre conveniently located in the heart of Perth. As Western Australia's leading science education institution, this unique centre offers interactive science experiences for people of all ages to enjoy. « less
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Ranked #18 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
One of the most popular beaches in Perth, known for great year-round surfing.
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Ranked #19 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #20 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Landmarks
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Ranked #21 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Perth Zoo (South Perth)
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Ranked #22 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: With 1,200 different animals from over 160 species, the 1.7-million-square-metre Perth Zoo dates all the way back to 1898 and... more » Owner description: With 1,200 different animals from over 160 species, the 1.7-million-square-metre Perth Zoo dates all the way back to 1898 and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors year on year. Holidaymakers flock here to admire the local wildlife they can learn so much about, alongside a range of other exhibits demonstrating species from four different continents around the world.Check out the Australian Bushwalk section for a fascinating insight into the region’s wildlife. With marsupials such as koalas, red kangaroos, wallabies and wombats, not to mention amazing Tasmanian devils, there are plenty of animals to see and admire. In the Australian Wetlands section you can spot local birds, crocodiles, frogs and tortoises before heading to Nocturnal House to see spiders, reptiles, birds and much more.Explore the Reptile Encounter to see native snakes, lizards and turtles, before checking out the Penguin Plunge and its 50,000-litre pool and its reefs, beaches and plant life. Elsewhere you’ll find the African Savannah where you can feed giraffes as well as see the rhinos and lions along with the hyenas, cheetahs and baboons.In the Animals of the Americas section you’ll get to see a rare Galapagos tortoise along with the marmosets, alligators and macaws. In the Asian Rainforest there are orang-utans, sun bears and Komodo dragons along with towering Asian elephants.Make sure you spend some time with the zoo’s botanic collection, with incredible plants from across the country, including everything from roses to huge palm trees.Located in the south of Perth just over three kilometres from the city centre, the Perth Zoo is open every day including major holidays. If you’re coming by car, you’ll have to pay to park in the nearby streets. Public transport is also available; you can board the ferry to Mends Street Jetty too. Under-16s can enter for half the price. « less
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Ranked #23 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Mullaloo Beach (Mullaloo)
Ranked #24 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Parakeet Bay (Rottnest Island)
Ranked #25 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #26 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: The Perth Mint Gold Exhibition has recently undergone a major renovation to upgrade the visitor experience. One of Western... more » Owner description: The Perth Mint Gold Exhibition has recently undergone a major renovation to upgrade the visitor experience. One of Western Australia's leading tourist attractions, The Perth Mint offers a unique combination of activities, exhibitions and demonstrations, enabling visiting to experience the astonishing allure of gold. « less
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Ranked #27 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Islands; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Owner description: Located in the spectacular Shoalwater Islands Marine Park, just 45 minutes south of Perth is Penguin Island- a beautiful,... more » Owner description: Located in the spectacular Shoalwater Islands Marine Park, just 45 minutes south of Perth is Penguin Island- a beautiful, unspoilt nature reserve home to WA's largest colony of little penguin as well as dolphins, sea lions, stingrays, pelicans, ospreys and more. Visitors can see the penguins being fed by rangers at the Discovery Centre. It's also fantastic for swimming, snorkelling, having a picnic or just enjoying some of the best coastal scenery in Perth. Rockingham Wild Encounters operate an hourly ferry service to Penguin Island (it's only a 5 minute ride), glass bottom boat cruises of Shoalwater Bay and adventure style cruises to watch the local dolphins and explore more of the marine park. Sea Kayak Tours and Kite boarding Lessons are also available. « less
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City Beach (Perth)
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Ranked #28 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Point Peron (Rockingham)
Ranked #29 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #30 of 205 attractions in Greater Perth
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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