Perth & Surrounds

Want to enjoy the beach lifestyle, relax in natural bushland, sample world-class local wines and watch an ocean sunset all within 30 minutes of a city? That’s just another day in WA when you come to Perth and explore the surrounding attractions such as Rottnest Island where the friendliest marsupial, the quokka, can be found.

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Perth and Surrounds as experienced by travel experts

Perth’s Hotel Revolution from City to Coast

In recent years luxury hotel operators such as COMO have made Perth their first Australian landfall, with COMO The Treasury (pictured above), at the heritage State Buildings. Perth is now firmly established on the luxury travel map, and many other brands are following suit providing diversity and value from city to coast.

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Why Kings Park is my City Sanctuary

Finding an immense native park studded with trees that live for 2000 years, a suspended bridge and dense wildflower carpets in the heart of a capital city is as unexpected as it is engaging.

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Everything you ever wanted to know about Quokkas

Stand anywhere along Perth’s turquoise coast, look west and you’ll see the shimmering silhouette of Rottnest Island on the horizon. Home to 20 bays, 63 secluded beaches and an endemic population of probably the friendliest marsupials in Australia, Perth’s car-free getaway has been put firmly on the map by a man with an uncanny ability to corral quokkas.

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Yagan Square opens as Perth’s sacred heart of the city

Welcome to Yagan Square, Perth’s newest inner-city dining and entertainment precinct. Named after the revered Nyoongar warrior, Yagan Square bridges the CBD into Northbridge, and brings an eclectic mix of international food, drink, coffee and fine dining into the heart of the city.

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