Historic Seaside Port of Fremantle
Thirty minutes from Perth’s centre, Fremantle Harbour has its own special character. Discover colonial remnants like Fremantle Prison, the Arts Centre and Old Courthouse. Delve into seafaring history at the terrific Maritime Museum and Shipwreck Galleries, then drink from a choice of 43 tap beers at the 1843 landmark Sail & Anchor.
Western Australian Museum (Temporarily Closed)
The Western Australian Museum is the State’s premier cultural organisation, housing WA’s scientific and cultural collection. For over 120 years the Western Australian Museum has been making the State’s natural and social heritage accessible and engaging through research, exhibitions and public programs.
Art Gallery of Western Australia
Gallery visitors are offered unique and exciting experiences of historic and contemporary Australian artists, as well as the art of the world. Our proximity and access to many of the most exciting cultures of the world adds immeasurably to programs, exhibitions, collections and events at the State Art Gallery.
Feel a world away on Rottnest Island, even though it’s only 19 kilometres from Perth. Access this car-free island by ferry, helicopter or private boat. Relax on one of more than 60 beaches, snorkel coral reefs, dive shipwrecks and explore history. Best of all, get close to cute little marsupial the cute quokka, found only in Western Australia.
Drive 25 minutes north-east of the City Centre to the Swan Valley where you’ll find 40 vineyards and many cellar doors offering tastings in Western Australia’s oldest wine region. You can cycle through the vineyards or take a cruise upriver, sipping local wines and enjoying the scenery with visits to cellar doors.
Lake Hillier is a pink-coloured lake on Middle Island, the largest of the islands that make up the Recherche Archipelago off the coast of Esperance. From above the lake appears a solid bubble gum pink. The lake is about 600 meters long, and is surrounded by a rim of sand and dense woodland of paperbark and eucalyptus trees.
Nambung National Park
It’s a true desert landscape in Nambung National Park, where the weathered rock spires of the Pinnacles rise out of yellow sand dunes. After experiencing the eerie Pinnacles, stay in the fishing village of Cervantes, with its white beaches, coral reefs and Lake Thetis, a salt lake teeming with living fossils.
Cottesloe Beach is one of the most popular of all Western Australia’s city beaches. Cottesloe is renowned for its relaxed lifestyle and has been a popular seaside holiday destination for Perth locals for more than 100 years. Its village atmosphere and rich maritime heritage is sure to entice you to explore beyond its golden sands. It’s also the perfect place to watch the sun set over the Indian Ocean while dining on fresh seafood.
Steer your camel along the pristine Cable Beach as a blazing sunset unfolds before your eyes. As the sun sinks into the ocean, the sky lights up in powerful red and orange, matching the ochres of the region. This early evening experience will stay with you long after the sun has gone down.
Browse the world’s finest pearl showrooms and take home a classic souvenir to wear forever. Tour restored luggers in dry dock, learn about pearling history, watch a demonstration of old diving gear and even sample pearl meat. A fascinating mix of Colonial and Asian architecture, Chinatown is Broome’s main shopping district.
See the colours of the Kimberley on this stretch of white sandy beach just a 10-minute drive from Broome. Set against a red rock cliff overlooking the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, the Point has interpretive signs that describe its history, including dinosaur footprints preserved in reef rock that can be seen at low tide.
Go swimming with whalesharks in the pristine waters of the Ningaloo Reef, located on Western Australia’s mid north coast. The area is home to whalesharks between April and July each year. You can also swim with manta rays, see rare turtles, migrating humpback whales, pods of dolphins and vibrant tropical fish.
Short Street Gallery
Explore the culture and history of the world’s oldest continuous culture through the creative genius on display at Short Street Gallery in Chinatown. . The extensive collections highlight the varied and distinctive styles of the different Aboriginal tribal groups and provide artistic context to the achievements and tragedies of Indigenous Australia.
There’s something about wild, remote Kununurra that fires the spirit of adventure in even the most timid of travelers. It could be the blue skies, scorching red soil and rugged bush scenery, or the fact it is the gateway to the East Kimberley and some of Western Australia’s remarkable natural attractions.
Karijini National Park
Be humbled by nature in Karijini National Park, in Western Australia’s Pilbara, where the earth has been cleaved and carved over two billion years. Discover the spectacular chasms, marbled rock tunnels, cool rock pools and sparkling waterfalls. Beneath the bright blue Pilbara skies, the craggy red landscape shelters abundant native vegetation, animals and birds. Camp here beneath the vast outback sky or enjoy back-to-nature luxury in an eco-retreat.
Galileo Buona Cucina is an authentic Italian restaurant in the heart of Shenton Park which focuses on seasonal cuisine. Galileo is one of only 10 restaurants in WA to be recognised by the Italian Government with the Ospitalità Italiana quality seal.
Friends Restaurant has been established as a sophisticated “friendly” fine dining restaurant in theFortescue Centre with great views of Perth and the river. The exceptional wine list, awarded the best in Australia, along with the award winning cuisine, and the plush ambience of fine art and music makes for the perfect West Australian dining experience.
Rambla on Swan
Offering the best views of the Perth City Skyline, Rambla Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a meal. Sweeping views of the swan river highlighted by the City’s lights provides the perfect atmosphere for any occasion. Rambla Restaurant is located on the South Perth Esplanade in South Perth. Our menu, featuring locally sourced produce, highlights the best of modern Australian cuisine.
The Tuck Shop Cafe
Tuck shop has a story to tell. Food is the language, is simple, easy to understand & digest. This is our creed at Tuck Shop Cafe, where everything you eat is made on the premises and where we will serve you amazing Toby’s Estate Coffee.
C Restaurant is Western Australia’s only revolving restaurant. We are located on the 33rd floor of St. Martins Tower on St Georges Terrace, Perth City. C Restaurant offers the “wow” factor and is the perfect setting to celebrate those special occasions, entertain business colleagues or simply set the sun to sleep with the one you love. We source only the freshest ingredients, and we pride ourselves in being among Australia’s best. A full 360 degree rotation takes 90 minutes.
We put so much of ourselves into Prego. It is more than our work, it is our home and that is how we try to welcome you – as a guest in a home we love, that we are proud of and eager for you to love too. We want you to expect that every last details is taken care of so that you feel welcome, relaxed, at ease and most of all happy, because that is really what it is all about.
At the heart of enlivened, heritage Northbridge….Sauma adds a chicly rustic meeting place to Perth’s cultural precinct. Set facing the vibrant hub of a bright and animated community, Sauma presents a modern Indian street-food experience – emphasising freshness, creativity and raw charm. While outside the neighbourhood buzzes, the restaurant interior offers a playful invitation to calm…low light blushes on exposed wood, textiles and Bombay miscellany; cultivating a colourful warmth.
Overlooking Synergy Parkland and nestled amongst Perth’s most magnificent wildflowers, Zamia cafe is the perfect escape for a breaky, lunch or coffee+cake! It is a great place for early morning coffee with scones and muffins baked daily on the premises. With abundant parking and a beautiful view of Kings Park, it is perfect whether you are looking for a quiet place to sit with a coffee or somewhere comfortable to meet as a group.
Opus is Perth’s most glamorous dining experience.Expect inventive cuisine with French origins and modern Australian fresh flavours. Using the finest Western Australian ingredients, our Executive Chef presents his creations in seasonal menus, reflecting the availability of local produce.
Cafe D’amore is a relaxed cafe with a great mix of locals and tourists, dining on great food in an intimate setting amongst tropical gardens. The menu is rustic simplicity using superb local produce providing brilliant taste sensations complemented by delicious wines, decadent desserts and great coffee.
Cairo Cafe is a proudly owned WA business. It is a family owned Middle Eastern authentic food heaven. The combined culture and experience of its founders promises those who are passionate about authentic food an unforgettable nutrition experience. Cairo’s menu is all about healthy (yet delicious) nutrition. It has a large variety from home made traditional Mediterranean dishes to strictly authentic Middle Eastern cuisine.
Located at Shop 4, 63 Robinson Street, Broome, Western Australia. Cocktail Bar & Restaurant on the shores of Roebuck Bay in Broome where the red Pindan of the Outback collides with the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.
Inspired by the educational and social enjoyment of our industry, The Classroom takes you back to schooldays of yesteryear when we were younger and learning was fun. Opening in 2012, The Classroom is unlike any bar in Australia. Designed, lovingly by hand, our unique Small Bar is full of cherished memories from school with an amazing collection of old artifacts.
This carnival style bar offers old world spirit on spirit cocktails, tap beer and fine wine. Bobèche focuses on doing classic food and drinks. We take inspiration from the golden era of cocktails and work on perfecting the classics. We of course do a few of our own signatures but they are firmly rooted in the spirit forward philosophy of the classic style, show casing the base spirit’s qualities.
Wolf Lane’s knowledgeable bar staff mix drinks suited to any occasion. Our carefully chosen selection of boutique beers, local and international wines, delectable cocktails and spirits are sure to delight and intrigue. We have taken a selection of popular bar snack favourites and added an old school twist to keep things interesting and set the standard for a casual bite to eat.
The Mechanic Institute
With access via a rear laneway, Mechanics Institute sits atop 222 William St, our rooftop terrace looking back over the cultural precinct and the city skyline. We offer a selection of cocktails changed daily and craft beer and artisan wine from around Australia and the world, with the added bonus of being able to order Flipside Burgers from the bar.
This funky small bar is built for comfort & its high back private booths invite you to “stay awhile”. This “lounge room” judges its guests on attitude not attire so while a smile is compulsory we’ll leave the fashion to you. We just want to be your favourite room in the house. 399 is synonymous with quality beverages, marrying a boutique wine & beer/cider list with the heavenly handcrafted cocktails for which the venue is renowned.
Hula Bula Bar
Created in 2005, The Hula Bula Bar continues the tradition of Tiki Culture from the golden age of the 50’s & 60’s. Be Lured by the Primitive Beat of Savage Drums into a world full of Pagan Mysteries and Legends of the Pacific. Enjoy the Exotic Surrounds while sipping on a Classic Tiki Cocktail that’s guaranteed to tickle your tastebuds.
The Stables Bar
Situated at the end of a small Hay Street laneway, The Stables Bar features two levels of bar and dining experiences, including a sophisticated outdoor bar with a panoramic view of the city skyline. Enter the cobblestone courtyard and you are immediately transported away from the bustle of Central Perth into a landscaped oasis, the perfect environment for socialising.
Zeebar was a place where both locals and tourists could dress up and enjoy good food, wines, and entertainment. Located in the heart of the Cable Beach precinct, Zeebar Broome has been restored to its former glory and offers a relaxed, stylish and modern lounge bar experience for locals and tourists alike.
Named after the pearl divers that used to camp near it, Divers Bar is air conditioned, is home to 3 massive HD screens and many LED screens to view all your favourite sporting events live. Meals are available from noon until late every day and there is an extensive, reasonably priced wine list to compliment the extensive range of tap beers and ciders.
Matso’s Broome Brewery
Matso’s Brewery is the Kimberley’s award winning microbrewery and a true Broome treasure. Enjoy a craft beer and a delicious meal at the iconic Matso’s Brewery, overlooking Roebuck Bay. Choose from the wide range of award-winning beers, including Smokey Bishop dark lager, Hit The Toad mid-strength, Pearler’s Pale Ale, Mango Beer or Matso’s famous alcoholic Ginger Beer.
London Court attracts local and international visitors with its friendly, inviting atmosphere and unique architectural style making it superbly different to the sky scrapers it is nestled under in the City of Perth. It is a very special place for anyone who has ever visited Perth and wandered their way past the small shop windows, peered from the balconies or been enchanted by the musical drama unfolding upon the hour.
Aspects of Kings Park
Aspects of Kings Park is a gallery and retail environment for the highest quality contemporary Australian and Western Australian craft and design. We deliver a distinctive shopping experience integrating art and design, ecology, conservation and education, in the heart of one of Western Australia’s most iconic locations – Kings Park and Botanic Garden. We focus on works by local artists, with products reflecting Australia’s natural environment and biodiversity.
Watertown Brand Outlet Centre
Watertown Brand Outlet Centre is Australia’s most exciting venue for outlet and specialty shopping. With all the best brands at all the best prices, it is Perth’s home to outlet shopping. With everything you need in one location, Watertown Brand Outlet Centre is a ‘one-stop-shop’.
Farmers Market on Manning
The Farmers Market on Manning was launched on the 5th of December 2009. Situated under towering pine trees, lush green grass and manicured rose beds, the community has embraced the relaxed, casual style of Saturday morning shopping.
Carillon City Shopping Centre
Carillon City offers a great shopping experience with massive range of individual stores all in one convenient & air conditioned destination. Carillon City is one of the largest shopping destinations in the Perth CBD and has over 18 million visitors each & every year. We have over 100 retailers in food, fashion, jewellery, leisure, gifts and other much loved products.
Allure South Sea Pearls
South Sea pearls are among the rarest and most exquisite of nature’s treasures, and each piece of Allure jewellery comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. We take only the finest South Sea pearls from every harvest, and each is carefully selected against the highest standards of lustre, complexion, shape, size and colour. The value of the pearl lies in its natural beauty, and we provide our guarantee that all Allure South Sea pearls are natural in colour.
The Broome Courthouse Markets are held in the beautiful Heritage listed gardens of the Broome Courthouse. Started over 25 years ago by a small group of locals wishing to trade local product, they have grown to become a major tourist attraction in Broome and host up to 115 creative stalls over the Dry Season. Trading every Saturday all year and Sunday from April – October, the local markets attracts visitors from far and wide.
Hidden Valley Handcrafts
Hidden Valley Handcrafts is a small family business based in Broome, Western Australia. We make unique handcrafted natural soaps, candles, skin care products and gifts. Our ingredients are high quality, natural and plant derived but our packaging is simple. We want to make lovely items for personal care which lift our spirits and reduce the prevalence of toxins in our lives. And have fun doing it!
The Courthouse Collection
A unique blend of original and desirable jewellery designed by Bridget Liddell featuring South Sea, Freshwater pearls and precious gems. The Courthouse Collection started life in 2001 as a market stall at the Courthouse markets here in Broome W.A. – hence the name. Our passion has been to design and create a range of quality pearl jewellery that represents great value.
Broome Boulevard Shopping Centre
Relaxed, laid back shopping in air-conditioned comfort, with friendly service and great variety! Visit Broome Boulevard for a unique and enjoyable shopping experience. After all, we don’t call it ‘shopping in paradise’ for nothing!
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Western Australian Visitor Centre
Location: 55 William Street, Perth, Western Australia, 6000
Telephone: 1800 812 808
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Perth Airport (PER)
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