The city of Perth along the coast of Western Australia offers a world of fun, excitement and relaxation for just about any kind of traveller, from individuals and couples to families and larger groups. From your rental, you can experience not only the vibrant nightlife, shopping and dining of the big city, but you can enjoy heritage attractions, gold- and white-sand beaches and beautifully serene countryside. You can enjoy specialty wine vintages, cultural arts, history museums, Victorian-era architecture and more just steps from Perth accommodation.
Enjoy family attractions from holiday rentals in Perth
A family on holiday in Perth will find plenty to do that's kid-friendly just a short walk or drive from Perth accommodation. The Aquarium of Western Australia offers exotic sea life and opportunities to touch the fish in a special pool. You can visit the Fremantle Markets to check out local produce, prepared foods, clothes and handicrafts from local artisans in a historic marketplace dating back to 1897. Penguin Island just offshore allows you to see a large population of native little penguins and other attractions, while the Adventure World family theme park features rides, food, games and fun.
Visit the Perth Zoo and get close to local wildlife
The Perth Zoo is among the most popular family-friendly attractions in the city, and whether you're staying at a holiday home, apartment, bungalow or cottage, you'll find the accommodation you need just minutes away. This parkland first opened in the late 19th century and offers over 1,250 animals representing over 160 species, as well as an extensive collection of native and exotic flora. The animals here come from all corners of the world and include creatures like the African lion, numbat, southern white rhinoceros and sun bear.
Perth beaches offer fun in the sun
Perth beaches offer major attractions for travellers from all over, and here you can find all manner of holiday experiences. You'll find soft stretches of gold and white sand as far as the eye can see, as well as deep, clear blue and turquoise waters. Locations just steps from your holiday condo or villa are perfect for surfing and water sports, snorkelling, diving or just relaxing. You can see coral reefs, visit islands with colonies of penguins or just enjoy hours lying out with a good book among the breeze and waves.
Get away from the city with countryside attractions
Perth accommodation also gives you unique access to a range of cultural, historic and countryside attractions. You'll be able to experience the best in local wine vintages, enjoy fine local cuisine and delicacies, find unique boutique shopping experiences and enjoy stunning Victorian architecture and attractions of historic excitement. From gaols converted to museums to tours of wine country and public historic parks, you'll find all of it from apartments, cottages or luxury accommodation in Perth.
Swan Valley offers the best of history, wine and food
Swan Valley offers an outstanding opportunity for a day trip from Perth. This region along the Swan River's upper reaches is a classic historic wine and food region. You can experience tasting rooms from some of the best-known producers of wine in the state, river cruises, boutique shopping, gourmet chocolates and more. You'll even find a wildlife park where you can witness native fauna in their natural habitat, from kangaroos to wallabies and more. If you're a fan of craft beer or rum, there are also microbreweries and distilleries here.
Find Perth accommodation near King's Park
King's Park and Botanic Garden is an expansive public park that encompasses over 400 hectares of area and overlooks Perth Water and the Perth central business district. It offers expansive botanical gardens that are immaculately maintained with walking trails among brightly coloured flowers, natural bushland and historic monuments and memorials dedicated to those who fought in Australia's wars. Two-thirds of the park is designated as a conservation area for natural bushland, offering its own unique experience. You can even take a guided walk to see and learn about all the important points of interest here.
Fremantle Prison offers interactive culture and history
Another important history museum just steps from Perth accommodation is the Fremantle Prison, also sometimes called the Fremantle Gaol. This former prison is designated a World Heritage site and contains historic Victorian-style buildings and exhibits that also educate about the country's criminal justice history. You can experience the site's cottages, gatehouse, women's prison, hospital and tunnels, many of which are outfitted with period-authentic interactive exhibits, as well as enjoy the art gallery, cafe, visitor centre and gift shop.