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“Swan River” 5 of 5 stars
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Swan River
Riverside Drive | Perth City Foreshore, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
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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.
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“Swan River”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Fantastic river for taking a cruise, canoeing, yachting or sitting on shore. Beautiful. Watch out for the dolfins swimming along side of the boat.

Visited April 2015
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“Beautiful views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Travelling from the airport to the Richardson hotel, our driver took us along the side of the Swan river. He told us that he never tires of the view of the river, which is understandable.

Visited April 2015
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“sights, picnics, fishing n bbqs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Alongside the river r some great places for many occasions. Around East Perth are some of my favorites on a Friday night to see fireworks from Glouster Raceway whilst having bbq n fishing

Visited February 2015
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“Great place to run bike or even skate around!!! Great views and nice surroundings!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Put this in your itinerary!! Really nice river views and can even jet surf there if your looking for a little more!!!

Visited January 2015
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“Awesome river passing through Perth”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Picture perfect on a sunny day (of which Perth has plenty-many of these around 25oC.
Can go out on the river on ferries, boats, yachts and all sorts of aquatic toys. Fishing is great and you can catch blue manna crabs if you know where.

Visited March 2015
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