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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Why Kings Park is the King of All Parks

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.


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.


Matilda Bay Reserve: A Nature Hub Minutes from the City

Kings Park may be the go-to for nature-lovers visiting Perth, but for those looking for tranquility surrounded by the river, there’s Matilda Bay. Wine, dine, relax and spot migratory seabirds at Pelican Point and one of 20 bottlenose dolphins that live there too.

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Perth’s Local Wineries in a Weekend

From big to boutique, Perth's vineyards are full of secrets. With great drinking, stories and characters, all just a short drive from the city centre, Perth’s vineyards are a must-visit on a trip to WA.

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