When you’re on vacation in Perth, be ready for a big adventure! There are lots of attractions and interesting spots that you can visit. At Snorkel Shoalwater Marine Park, for example, you can do snorkeling, diving or kayaking. Enjoy the fun, water adventure accompanied by penguins, cute sealions, dolphins, and sea birds. Kings Park is one of the biggest city park in the world – even bigger than Central Park in New York City! Imagine being between 400 hectares of beautiful parks and green bushlands. You can come here and have a picnic, while enjoying panoramic view of Perth city and Swan River. Right in the middle of the city, you can visit Cultural Centre, where there are Western Australian Museum, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Library of Western Australia and Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts.
Kings Park and Botanical Garden (credits: Tourism Western Australia)
If you’d like to go shopping, make sure to spend one day to indulge in the shopping paradise in Perth. Plan your shopping trip starting from Perth City to Subiaco, Claremont, Cottesloe, and Fremantle. If you love local markets selling handicrafts, organic and natural products, there are lots of traditional markets to choose from: City Markets, Fremantle, Mandurah and Peel and many more.
Fremantle Markets (credits: Tourism Western Australia)
If you love food and wine, visit Margaret River to tour cellar doors and taste local brews! Here you can eat fresh crayfish straight from the ocean or dine on the local organic beef and truffles. Visit the farmer's markets and try the artisan cheeses. Swan Valley is another great place to explore – it is Western Australia’s oldest wine growing region, located just 25 mins from Perth. Hop on to Swan Valley food & wine trail comprising more than 150 wineries, restaurants, cafes, breweries, distilleries, art galleries, farm gates and other attractions.
Lancester Wines, Swan Valley (credits: Tourism Western Australia)
Like wildlife and animals? Rottnest Island is classified as an A Class Nature Reserve which protects rare and spectacular plants and abundant marine life and wildlife. Take a short ferry ride from Perth to meet Quokkas, a cute marsupial like a small kangaroo which is only found in Western Australia. Take selfies with these adorable quokkas, or take on a biking and walking trail to explore the beauty of Rottnest Island.
Quokkas (credits: Tourism Western Australia)
Rottnest Island (credits: Tourism Western Australia)
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