Kings Park Perth

The Kings Park is one of the main attractions of Perth. From the park, which is situated on a hill overlooking the city, you will have the best views over the Swan River and the Perth skyline.  

Perth Zoo

Who wants to see the unique wildlife of Australia can visit the Perth Zoo and watch Koals, wombats, dingoes, kangaroos, wallabies and other animals of the continent. 

Swan River

The Swan River is the lifeline of Perth. The first explorers traveled on the small river, that is ponded here to become a lake. At the Riverside Drive there is the harbor of the excursion boats and a beautiful promenade with palm trees. There are also restaurants right on the shore. 

Sterling Gardens

At the entrance to the Sterling Garden stands a statue of Alexander Forrest, a famous explorer and politician from Bunbury, Western Australia, who later became a citizen of Perth. At St Georges Terrace there is a fountain with bronze kangaroo sculptures. The Sterling Garden merges into the Supreme Court Garden. The two green areas are separated by the building of the Supreme Court. A narrow path leads through a beautiful group of trees, on the large lawn of the park, which borders the waterfront at the Swan River. Concerts are held on the meadow in summer. The "Perth International Arts Festival" also uses the park as a venue.  

North Beach

The beach of North Beach is narrow and rocky, in the water you have to pay attention to rocks. But the water is very clear. There are ramps leading down to the beach at Mattams Pool, the parking lot is located further north. 

Trigg Beach

You enter the wide sandy beach of Trigg Beach, through a beautiful dune landscape. Almost all beaches on the coastline of Perth are densely built, just behind Trigg Beach, there is still bushland. 

Scarborough Beach

Who is looking for a city beach should go to "Scarborough Beach". There are restaurants and shops. The sandy beach is always busy, sometimes its even hard to find a parking lot. Because of restaurants and bars, the beach at Scarborough is very popular.  

Vineyard Swan Valley

From Perth along the Swan River to the north, you enter the famous wine growing region of the "Swan Valley". The winemakers sell wine and other delicacies in their shops. In the area there are many good restaurants.  

John Forrest National Park

From Great Eastern HYW turn into Park Road for the "John Forrest National Park". The road runs along the slope, and offers beautiful views on Perth and the lush vegetation. The park has hiking trails, a small lake and a restaurant.   


Park Road, Darlington


Bathers Beach

The white sandy beach is just below the hill, where the famous Round House of Fremantle stands on top. Bathers Beach is the city beach of Fremantle. A few hundred meters to the north, the Swan River flows into the Indian Ocean. 


Little High Street, Fremantle


Mandurah Beach

The city of Mandurah is about 70 km to the south of Perth. In Mandurah there is a small harbor with shops and restaurants. In the district of Halls Head, there is a very nice sandy beach.   


Halls Head Parade, Mandurah


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Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island is located about 20 km to the west of Fremantle, in the Indian Ocean. The small island is known for its beautiful sandy beaches. There are restaurants and hotels on the island. To explore the island you should rent a bike.

Map Nature and Beaches of Perth


Travel Guide Perth