Whether you’ve got a week or a few nights to explore Perth and the surrounding areas – there’s a range of trip ideas waiting to be experienced.
Unwind and rest with a day at some of the most popular beaches – Cottesloe, Scarborough, City Beach and Trigg, are among the locals choice, but with 19 metropolitan beaches to choose from, you will be spoilt for choice. Their crystal clear waters are ideal to swim, surf, snorkel or paddleboard – the choice is yours.
Nature lovers can enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities; from exploring some of the amazing walking tracks in Kings Park, or the Cape to Cape Track stretching from Cape Naturaliste to Cape Leeuwin in the south-west, through to whale watching cruises between June and December. Margaret River is also a hotspot for wildflowers - be on the lookout for the splendid spider orchid and giant donkey orchid, which are celebrated finds among botanical enthusiasts.
Take a day trip to Fremantle to soak in the slower pace and boho vibe or uncover Perth’s island playground, Rottnest, home to some of the finest beaches and bays in the world. Don’t miss getting a selfie with a cute quokka – Rotto’s friendly and photogenic locals.