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Written by Rahul on June 5, 2020 Share on

8 Best Tourist Attractions in Perth – Get attracted to what the world loves

Live with a blend of the urban culture and the natural beauty in Australia. One of the best travel destinations to be at for a traveller, Australia is a dream target to everyone. From the lush forests to beautiful tall buildings, it gives you an experience that you won’t forget. If you wonder why I am endorsing the country, you can get the answer only once you visit the country. The experience will immerse you in happiness and also a feeling of fulfilment. One of the amazing cities that Australia posses is the city of Perth. This city is the best testimony to the marvellous country. It is also one of the main cities in Western Australia. There are certain activities that travellers from all over the world have fallen in love with. So presenting you with the 8 Best Tourist Attractions in Perth.

 Perth in Australia
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8 Best Tourist Attractions in Perth

1. Kings Park and Botanical garden

Being one of the largest intercity parks in the world and also overlooking the Swan River and the Darling range, Kings park is an oasis near the heart of the city. This 1000 acre piece of art has unique varieties of plants and birds. The highlight of this garden is Acacia Garden, where there is a small water garden that reflects the Darling Range creek. The other places to visit at this garden are the Kings Park War Memorial, A tribute to the servicemen, Lotterywest Federation Walkway, A walk amidst the Eucalyptus tree and also the Fraser Avenue Lookout to get one of the best views of the city. Purchase some of the best gifts at the Aspect of Kings Park retail precinct. These unique things make it a must-visit and one among the best tourist attractions in Perth.

Floral Clock at the King's park, one of the best attractions in Perth
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2. Swan River

“It was created by the Rainbow Serpent Waugal” is an Aboriginal belief about the Swan River. It is one of the perfect locations to hang out for both the locals and travellers. There are many things that you can do at this river. These include the Picnic in the parks, biking, hiking, kayaking, sailing, swimming and fishing. Hop on the River cruise between Perth and the port of Fremantle to see some great houses built by the riverside. It is just a short day trip from the Swan River is the Swan Valley, the oldest grape growing regions of Western Australia. Foodies can get a bite of the local produce from highly acclaimed restaurants. These make this a place to be visited while in Perth.

Swan River, Perth
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3. The Perth Mint

Get a glimpse of the magnificent history of the gold in Western Australia. It exhibits the world’s largest coin, which weighs around 1 tonne. This is one thing that attracts many tourists into the Perth Mint. There are also gold nuggets and Bullion in the exhibits. 1899 melting house shows you how pure gold is turned into gold bars. The tour inside the Mint will give you insights on the history of the gold and also about the Mint. You can purchase some of the most unusual souvenirs from the gift shop at the Mint or you can rest and enjoy the taste of coffee at the cafe. This is one of the best places to visit in all of Perth.

The Perth Mint
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4. Perth Zoo

Delighting the animal lovers since 1898, The Perth Zoo is few miles away from the city centre. Tourists come here to enjoy the extremely unique wildlife exhibits, Australian bushwalk and wetland exhibits. You will get to see your favourites like the kangaroo, koala, wallaby and Tasmanian devil. This zoo zaps you into the ecosystem and gives you one of the best experiences. Giraffe feeding, Orangutan viewing and the Elephant shows are the shows just makes you fall in love with the zoo even more. Travel to Perth to get immersed in this glorious zoo.

The Perth Zoo
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5. Hillarys Boat Harbour

Located around 20 km away from Central Perth, the Hillarys Boat Harbour is a place to spend your quality time in peace. This is an expensive marina with many restaurants, cafe and fun activities. Observe more than 200 species of marine animals in the underwater glass tunnel. You will be able to spot some great marine animals like stingrays, manta rays, dolphins and sharks. This is the best place to have fun with your family as the harbour has walking trails, biking trails and sheltered beaches. Rottnest Island ferries also depart from here. This is one of the best spots to actually spend some quality family time making it also one of the best Tourist attractions in Perth.

Hillarys Boat Harbour, Perth
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6. Art Gallery of Western Australia

The Art Gallery of Western Australia owns collections of both International and also Australian art from 1829 to the present date. This art gallery exhibits the expensive collection of arts which are both contemporary and indigenous artworks. This particular gallery shows eminent works of the great renowned artists like Hans Heysen and Frederick McCubbin. The gallery gives more emphasis on the works of Australia. Also known as the Perth cultural centre, it is a one minute walk from the nearest train station.

Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
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7. The Bell tower

Looking more like the alien space ship that entered the town, this attraction is one of the most unique attractions in Perth. This is also one of the largest musical instruments in the world. This place holds the 14th-century bell from Saint Martin in the Fields Church, which was the official church of the London’s Buckingham Palace. Once you score an entry into this place you will be explained about the art of ringing bells and also an exhibit on the history of bells. There is an open-air observatory here from where you can enjoy the 360 Degree view of the whole city with the Swan River from the 6th floor. The bell tower is very easy to access as it is just a 5 minutes walk from the CBD. Located at Barrack Square, this is one of the most sought after activity in Perth.

The Bell Tower in Perth
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8. Aviation Heritage Museum

This museum instils the interest of aviation to one who does not even know the basics about it. It provides stunning and surprising historical facts about the evolution of aircraft. Very gracefully, the museum gives us an extensive view of the evolution of the aircraft from the WW1 flights to the passenger jets now. This is one of the places where historians will be stoked on and a place of amusement for the common travellers to get to know significant information about Aviation and its history. The museum contains 30 display aircraft and more than 1000 artefacts entertaining and educating the tourists. This obviously is one amongst the better places and also one of the best Tourist attractions in Perth.

Aviation Heritage Museum, Perth
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Hope you have got a decent amount of ideas on the popular attractions in Perth. These places are the best and you can’t afford to miss these places in Perth. You can add this to your Customizable Australia tour packages with the Pickyourtrail website. Contact our trained destination experts to give you the best opinion for your dream Australian vacation. Do check the Pickyourtrail website for more travel-based fresh articles.

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