hot air ballooning
The flight usually takes about 45 minutes to an hour and it starts usually before dawn so the enigma of the first rays on the countryside is never missed. There are various adventure touring companies but one must choose the reputed and reliable ones who have commercial pilots who are licensed attached to them. The safety measures are also taken care of so that vacationers can fully concentrate on the ride. Once the flight is done one can celebrate the same with champagne and breakfast.
With proper briefing of the rules of the sport, the tour operators take on a splendid journey of 20 minutes flight above the most fascinating and breathtaking areas of the country. With a free fall of more than 66 seconds at the rate of 200km/hour this is a sport perfect to get the adrenaline rush. The tour is provided by many operators in the city and all the essentials are available with them only. So put the stomach butterflies aside and get on.
The tours range from 1 hour to multiple hours as booked. Kayaking in Perth can be done all year round and during some tours one can get good opportunity for photo shooting and dolphin watching. One can see a lot of birds and marine life and feed them too in these tours. It’s extremely entertaining on the Swan River and a must try for all. No formal experience is required for this sport.
Visit Swan Valley
One can shop a lot of antique goods or work of art here and explore the local shops. Horse riding tours are also quite popular in Swan Valley. In fact it is an ideal location to have a full day trip with many entertaining activities that helps in spending good time with friends and family. One can get close to koalas in Caversham or enjoy the visual treat of crocodiles in Henley Brook.
Visit Perth Zoo
Location: 20 Labouchere Rd, South Perth
Visit The Perth Mint
Location: 310 Hay Street, East Perth
Timings: 9am to 5pm
Visit Fremantle Prison
Location: 1, The Terrace, Fremantle, Perth
Timings: 9am to 5pm
The popular spots include the blackwall reach close to River Swan mouth, filled with river fish, South Rock Wall, Hillrays, Two rocks hotspot, and Rottnest Island for hooking big sport fish like Whiting, Herring and big Tailor. Crabs and prawns are quite common in the summer months and what’s best you don’t need permit for the same too. Though no license is required for fishing in Perth, however there is a bag limits for every species type and the details of the same can be gathered from any fishing tackle outlets.
Visit Kings Park
The park has more than 1700 native species along with a many alluring collection of wildflowers. The Kings Park Festival is also quite popular a festival in this area and it is celebrated every year in the month of September.
The most popular camping grounds include Perth Central Caravan Park, Fermantle Village and Chalet Centre, Carine Gardens Caravan Park, Wanneroo Caravan Park, Hillside Garden Village, Quinns Rock Caravan Park and many others. Though in some of the places there are charges involved for camping however the same is quite nominal. Do take care that some places need permit too.
There are exclusive tour operates on the sport which provides all the equipments and helps in taking the joyful ride. There are usually two types of parasailing; one is wet and wild while the other is high and dry. So choose according to preference under the guidance of experts and parasail to savour the magnificent views of the river and the city beyond. There are availability of longer tours too where one can spend a full day or half a day parasailing.
There are several other tracks which can also be explored like from Blackwall Reach Parade to Canning River Bridge, from Mill Point through James Mitchell Park and finally to Graham Farmer Freeway and from Perth CBD to University of Western Australia and beyond. One can get complete information about the cycling trails from the cycle hire shops in Perth.
Usually all the parks have long flying fox trails for maximum enjoyment. In Woodbridge Riverside Play space one can find two types of flying fox seats, one for the older kids and one eggshell shape seat for the little ones. The latter can be strapped too which make it accessible to the toddlers also. Few have two flying fox trails which help the kids race in the sport and have double the fun.
There are different tournament fields here which can be explored by the gamers. Each session is of 9 games and it is quite long a period so a half day session would be required to complete the full game. One can opt for either morning or afternoon session. One can enjoy swimming pool, bar and BBQ and for beginners there are training nights too. Paintball Skirmish is also another popular paintball station with much variety.
These indoor gyms can be accessed by people of age 5 to 85 since there are climbing units of all levels from beginners to experts. Most of the rocks climbing gyms are open on all days of the week. Several sessions and training for kids, lades and beginners are separately done here on selected days. The charges of each centre are different but reasonable.
Dew centres allowed diving for kids but for that the child needs to be at least 8 years of age and should have proper knowledge and training for the game. There are many centres which have small training courses for the young divers.
If the practice is avid hiking, then the best track to explore is Bibbulman track stretching for 900kms. Apart from this for the usual hikers, there remains an excellent option for hiking like Scarborough –Trigg Heritage Trail, Matinda Bay Reserve, Carine Regional Open Space, Burswood Loop trail, Allen Park Bushland and Wireless Hill Park. All these places have excellent hiking paths and can be enjoyed thoroughly.
One can explore multiple species of fish and some unique ones like Fairy penguins, sea Lions, rock lobsters etc. There are specified tour operators on this sport and they provide all facilities and accessories in regards to the sport. There are professionals who provide training and accompany in these tours to ensure proper safety and guidance.
Visit Art Gallery of western Australia
Location: Perth Cultural Centre, Perth
Timings: 10am to 5 pm
Visit Scitech Discovery Centre, Perth
One can actually enjoy the versatility of science which is known to have many standpoints that can provide entertainment to people of all ages. It is actually a great value entertainment and a place to get huge knowledge. There are restaurant and in house cafes where one can enjoy snacks and other refreshment. The place is a fascinating location and a must visit for all.
Visit Swan Bell Tower
Location: Barrack Square, Perth
Timings: 10am to 5pm
Visit Shoalwater Islands Marine Park
Location: 135 Arcadia Drive , Rockingham, Perth
Visit Leighton Beach
The sight of sunset is one of the key attractions of this location especially with the backdrop of Rottnest Island. The best part of enjoying a day in Leighton beach is that it allows pet and it is an animal exercise ground. So for all those pet owners this is an ideal place to enjoy some play time with your loved ones.
Visit Cottesloe Beach
The place can be easily reached by taking a ride with the Transperth busses or take a train ride and then hop off to enjoy a 600 m walk to the lovely Cottesloe Beach. The white sandy beaches and the lovely beachside food is the best way to get entertained as well as spend quality time with the near and dear ones. A lazy afternoon with good is what is promised by the beachside.
Visit Scarborough Beach
Beach cricket is also played here especially in organised events in this location. There are also facilities to be accommodated in any of the nearby hotels so that people can stay here and enjoy a lovely summer holiday. The Scarborough Beach is located in the north western side of Perth and takes about a decent 20 minutes drive from the city centre to reach here. Regular buses are also available to reach the spot.