Western Australia – Capital City Perth

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Quokka’s can be found on Rottnest Island, Western Australia – a small island located off the Western Australian coast.

If you are looking for an adventure or like to travel on land, a trip up the west coast of Australia is a great experience.

Perth’s Top 10 Attractions

There are many great attractions in Perth for tourists and locals to enjoy.

  1. Perth Mint
  2. Perth Zoo
  3. Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA)
  4. Art Gallery of Western Australia
  5. WACA Ground
  6. Araluen Botanic Park
  7. Fremantle Markets
  8. Fremantle Prison
  9. Kings Park
  10. The Bell Tower


Top 5 School Holiday Activities for Children in Perth

As a school holiday destination, Perth offers a many different activities for adults and children.

  1. Captain Cook Cruises
  2. Caversham Wildlife Park & Zoo
  3. Adventure World
  4. Rollerzone Rollerskating and Blading Centre
  5. SciTech Discovery Centre

Top Festivals in Perth

There are a full calendar of festivals in Perth and local regions throughout the year.

Australia Day Fireworks – This has fast become one of Perth’s biggest events with more than 360,000 people watching the half hour fireworks and laser display whilst gathering in Kings Park and along the Swan River.  The show normally begins at 8:00pm on 26 January each year.

Perth International Arts Festival – This is a major cultural festival that is held in the months of February and March each year and features artists in music, film, dance, theatre and the visual arts from all over the world.

Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe – With more than 70 sand sculptures made by many of the world’s best, Cottesloe Beach hosts one of the largest annual exhibitions for three weeks in March each year.

The Perth Royal Show – This show is held annually for 8 days in September and/or October each year.  There are hundreds of activities and shows that will entertain the whole family.