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Destination guide

Experience South Perth from holiday homes to rent

As the name may suggest, South Perth is a community just 3 kilometres south of Western Australia’s capital of Perth. While this small town is residential for the most part, it can be a thrilling destination for travellers looking for adventure in holiday homes to rent. With more attractions and things to do than you might think, it’s easy to see why so many flock here to enjoy big city attractions without the hustle and bustle of a sprawling metropolis.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around South Perth

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes South Perth a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Perth Zoo (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Jacobs Ladder (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Belmont Racecourse (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Ascot Racecourse (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Bayswater Waves (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Royal Fremantle Golf Club (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near South Perth holiday homes

If you book a pet-friendly accommodation, you’ll need places to bring your furry friend along. Fortunately, there are numerous parks and outdoor activities to enjoy around town, like Ernest Johnson Reserve. This sprawling green field is a perfect place to walk your dog or play all sorts of sports like football or cricket. Windsor Park, on the other hand, is better suited for travellers looking for a more relaxing experience. The towering trees provide plenty of shade, allowing you to enjoy the setting in the summer months. Visiting South Perth Foreshore puts you on the banks of the Swan River, where you can spend the day flying a kite, walking your dog, cycling through the paths or playing football. With scenic views of Perth across the river, this is one of the most popular outdoor spots in town.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of South Perth

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, South Perth is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kings Park and Botanic Garden (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • City Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Hyde Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Cottesloe Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Langley Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Swan River Foreshore Trail (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around South Perth

Fly into Perth, WA (PER), the closest airport, located 6.6 mi (10.7 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport to South Perth holiday homes

Being so close to the major city of Perth, getting to South Perth is easy, no matter where you’re coming from. Perth Airport is an international hub, so you can be sure flights are available, and, of course, major motorways bus routes and train lines can reach South Perth as well. The South Perth area is relatively small, so you can reach many destinations simply by walking or cycling, depending on where your holiday home is located. There’s a bus service available as well, along with numerous taxi services. You can even take a ferry across the water to access different areas of town.

Essential info

Key facts about South Perth holiday homes

Before you arrive at your holiday accommodation in South Perth, there are a few key facts you need to know. Western Australia is notably hot, so make sure you stay wary of potential bushfires. Cyclones can also occur from November through April, so make sure you keep tuned to the radio for the latest information if travelling during that time. Summer travellers should also bring sunscreen and sunglasses, along with a light, yet long-sleeved shirt to deal with the intense UV rays. When you receive any kind of service, you’re not generally expected to tip, though a small amount can be left if the service was particularly exceptional.

Family friendly

Family fun near South Perth holiday rentals

South Perth is home to numerous family-friendly attractions that everyone can enjoy. The historical Old Mill is a popular example. Built in 1835, this is one of the oldest landmarks in South Perth and the entire Perth area. It’s open for people of all ages to explore, and it’s packed full of interesting information. Tours are available as well. Perth Zoo is also located in South Perth, and it’s home to a wide variety of animals native to Australia, along with more exotic species. Take your kids on a bushwalk to see koalas, emus, kangaroos and quokkas, along with elephants and tigers. Children under four can get in for free, and there are special rates for groups and families.

How many holiday accommodation are available around South Perth?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,043 holiday rentals around South Perth. From 565 flats & apartments to 314 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around South Perth is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to South Perth?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in South Perth. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mends Street Jetty: 1,168 holiday rentals
  • Perth Zoo: 1,171 holiday rentals
  • Old Mill Theatre: 1,171 holiday rentals
  • Perth Canning Bridge Station: 1,123 holiday rentals
  • Old Mill (Shenton's Mill): 1,172 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Perth listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in South Perth?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 565 Condos/Apartments in South Perth. Our other popular types of South Perth holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 314 holiday houses
  • Villas: 35 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 50 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Perth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 207 holiday homes with pool available in South Perth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.