Places of Interest in Perth
With what can only be described as the best city beaches in the country, more sunny days than any other Australian city, and an immensely attractive CBD, Perth doesn’t disappoint. And as local residents will proudly let you know, they’re happily spoiled for choice regarding things to see and do.
Along with the city’s beaches, the picturesque Swan River, and the numerous festivals held in town, like the Perth International Burlesque Festival which is embarking on its fourth highly successful year, there’s plenty of places of interest to keep you entertained whilst in town on business or holiday.
As the premier limousine hire company in Perth, Bellagio Limousines has an insider knowledge of this pretty city, its best beaches, bars, nightclubs, restaurants, and places of interest, like the following that are deserving of your time and attention.
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
A 4.06 square kilometre park situated on the western fringe of the CBD, Kings Park is understandably one of the most popular places of interest in the city. Open daily from 9am to 5pm, it’s a delightful combination of parkland and bushland, and one of the largest city parks in the world.
Stunning views of the Swan and Canning Rivers can be enjoyed from the park, as can the Darling Ranges to the east, and the CBD’s skyline. There are cafés, guided walks, play areas, and more than 3,000 species of flora to admire.
An open public square in the city, just around the corner from Government House, a beautiful historical building and an attraction in itself, Barrack Square is situated on the foreshore of the Swan River, home to the distinctive installation, the ‘Swan Bells’, and as it’s the location of a number of jetties, numerous cruise operators set sail along the river from here.
Foodies won’t be disappointed with the gastronomic fare on offer at Elizabeth Quay on the Barrack Street Jetty, and there are also quite a few popular cafés and bars.
Adjacent to the lovely suburb of Crawley, Matilda Bay is a naturally formed bay in the Swan River. Home to the famous Matilda Bay Brewery, brewers of Fat Yak and Dirty Granny, this scenic part of the city stretches from Mounts Bay Road (below Kings Park) to Pelican Point.
Famous landmarks include the Royal Perth Yacht Club, the Pelican Point Sea Scouts, and the Matilda Bay Restaurant.
To be honest, there’s very little point in visiting the Perth Arena unless you’re in town to attend an event. However, if you are, then you’re sure to be impressed with what has been described on a number of occasions as one of Australia’s finest sporting and entertainment arenas.
Bellagio Limousines has escorted many revellers to and from the Perth Arena for sporting events, concerts and other goings-on, and with our extensive knowledge of the local area, our personable chauffeurs can make informed recommendations about local bars, nightclubs and restaurants if you’re not yet ready to call it a night.