The flaming capital of Western Australia, Perth is a unique mixture of cosmopolitan city life and the great outdoors. Perth has an attractive setting on the Swan River and nearby to various stunning beaches that are a lot less crowded than its east coast counterparts, which also adds fantastic appeal. It has formed into a clean, friendly, easily accessible, and beautiful city, right on the ocean. Soak in the good-vibe of this outstanding city and let Perth take you by surprise.
Here are a few things to do in Perth.
1. Tour The WACA Grounds and Museum
Cricket supporter should add this to the topmost of their ‘To Do’ list in Perth. The Western Australia Cricket Association grounds(WACA) and museum are a great way to introduce yourself with the history of this popular cricket ground. If you’re a fan of the game then supervised ground tours are held on weekdays which are highly recommended.
Where: WACA Ground, PO Box 6045, East Perth, WA 6892
When: Ground Tours: Monday to Friday 10 am to 1 pm (Except weekends, public holidays and match days)
Museum: Monday to Friday 10 am to 3 pm.
2. Enjoy a Helicopter Tour of Perth
An breathtaking way to see Perth is by taking a helicopter tour of the city. Take in a bird’s eye view of Kings Park, Swan River, Cottesloe and Fremantle Beach. Surprise yourself with Perth’s many beautiful attractions and enjoy a fifteen-minute-helicopter-tour from up in the air in a modern-day chopper.
Where: 2 Harvard Road, Jandakot Airport, Perth
When: 10 am to 4 pm
3. A Day At The Shoalwater Island Marine Park
Enjoy a day trip to the Shoalwater Island Marine Park where you can spot many marine and terrestrial birds, not usually seen on the mainland. Some of the birds which are found here are Fairy Trens, Silver Gulls, Caspian Terns and Penguins of course. The Shoalwater Marine Park is a great place for a day out with kids and Penguin-feeding and Dolphin- and Sea-Lion-spotting are some of the activities you can enjoy here.
Where: 5 Dunderbar Road, Wanneroo
When: 8:45 am to 4 pm
4. Say Cheers at The Game Sports Bar
One of Perth’s most popular and famous bars, The Game Sports Bar is a outstanding place to enjoy watching a match along with your buddies and a choice of tasty food and drinks. Don’t forget to try their mouth-watering double cheeseburgers while you’re here. This Game Sports Bar has 32 huge screen TVs, out of which two are the largest in Western Australia! And the best thing is that you can request the place to open early if you seek to watch a match before 11:30 am. Celebrate the success of your favourite team along with other cheering fans present in the bar and let the cricket fever take over everything!
Where: 90 Aberdeen Street, Northridge, Perth, WA 6003
When: Monday: 11:30 am to 2 am
Tuesday: 11:30 am to 12 am
Wednesday: 11:30 am to 1 am
Thursday to Saturday: 11:30 am to 2 am
Sunday: 11:30 am to 10 pm
5. Enjoy a Meal At 2 Fat Indians
Widely regarded as the top-quality Indian restaurants in Perth, Two Fat Indians presents two stylish dining locations at Cottesloe and Highgate, both of which offer the best Indian takeaway food in Perth and its suburban area. Begin your meal with the luscious Tamatar Dhaniye Ka Shorba and crisp Onion Bhajis and tasty fresh Tandoori Chicken. Best-selling dishes on their main course menu include Navratna Korma, Lamb Korma, Subz Panchmel and Prawn Curry. The restaurant boasts of an extended bar menu and you can choose from a wide range of drinks ranging from White and Red Wines, Champagne, Liqueurs, Beers, Spirits and Cocktails.
Where: 2 Fat Indians has two locations in Perth: 524 Beaufort Street, Lawley, Western Australia 6003 and Stirling Hwy, Cottlestoe WA 6001, Western Australia
When: 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm daily
Some of Perth’s cheap hotels are Pensione Hotel Perth, Hyatt Regency Perth and Pan Pacific Perth. A fusion of different cultures, Perth has something to offer to everyone who come across.