Perth Day Trips

Situated on the western coast of Australia is the city of Perth. As the capital city the Australian state of Western Australia and a lovely coastal town, day trips in Perth can include some highly enjoyable activities. From a day spend surfing the sparkling coastline to an afternoon touring the beach shops and eating in the quaint cafes, tours in Perth offer adventure alongside modern city life.

Perth Aquarium

With limited time, day trips in Perth which include a trip to the Perth Aquarium will allow travelers to see some of the best fish and plant life from the Australia coastline in one afternoon. The Aquarium in Perth is divided into five distinct sections, each created to mimic a specific environment for various Australian plant and ocean life. Located somewhat close to Kings Park, travelers who find themselves with extra time may be able to fit in a stroll through the park as well.

Kings Park

Before or after checking out the Perth Aquarium, guests of the city on a sunny day will enjoy a walk through the famous Kings Park. Day trips in Perth that include a trip through the park will offer guests a chance to view an abundance of wildflowers and native plant species. More organized activities include a treetop walk, the annual Wildflower Festival and even some guided tours. If you find yourself touring Kings Park for the day or afternoon, you can also plan to have lunch or dinner at the Fraser's Restaurant, located right inside the park.


Tours in Perth can also take guests through the historic district of Fremantle. Fremantle is a port town located within the city of Perth and an enjoyable way to spend a morning or afternoon shopping, walking, and sampling local seafood and other fair from various local shops and cafes. A maritime museum is located in Fremantle, as well as one of the best collections of refurbished pubs. Fremantle tours in Perth for patrons who are of age should definitely end up in one of these excellent pubs for a pint of local brew and some of the best fish and chips in the area. Interested travelers might also consider taking a boat to Fremantle along the Swan River. River tours are widely available and will take travelers along the Swan Valley and down to Fremantle, stopping along the way for lunch. Swan Valley, home to art galleries and a host of wineries, makes an excellent day trip all its own, or in conjunction with a trip to Fremantle.

Although these day trips are only a sampling of all of the great things to do in Perth, the city itself will be sure to suggest even more adventures. A day spent shopping along the beach or riding bikes along the coast can make for a pleasurable day, often finished with a classy dinner in one of Perth's famous restaurants by the sea. However you plan to spend your day in Perth, be sure to sample some of the excellent Australian sea food.

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