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What to Do in Perth This Weekend?

Perth Walking Tour, Explore Wave Rock, Kings Park,  Fremantle Markets, Cruise on the Swan River, Scitech, Perth Mint,  Fremantle Prison, Culture Centre, New Elizabeth Quay and More

Offering several top and unique things to do in Perth this Weekend, it has become one of the top tourist destinations to visit in Australia. One can explore the local culture, visit top attractions, and indulge in some of the best adventure sports here. If you are looking for a getaway from the hassle of the main city of Perth, then look no further than taking a day trip to Rottnest Island or to the Margaret River. You can indulge in activities such as swimming, snorkeling, and even water-boarding, making it a fun day-out.

The most famous Perth weekend activities to do, include roaming around the Fremantle weekend markets, passing through the City Centre of Perth and the gallery. One of the best places to visit when with kids is the Scitech Museum and the many epic beaches on the Perth shoreline. Moreover, you can try out taking a food or a wine tour, and learn more about the local culture, history, and other traditions followed in Perth.

Here are some of the best things to do in Perth this weekend :

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Meeting Location: Perth Town Hall, 601 Hay St, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Activity Timings: 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Activity Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

About Perth Walking Tour:

Known for its endless sunshine and pristine beaches, the city of Perth attracts tourists to enjoy it to its fullest. Perth walking tour takes you to all the places you should visit in the city and will help you learn all you need to know. One of the most exciting things to do in a city is to explore its hidden paths. The true essence of a city lies in the paths that remain unexplored by a traveller.

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  • Start your Penguin Island tour with dolphin and sea lion cruise of Shoalwater Bay near Perth.
  • Get piked up from your hotel in Perth  in an air conditioned vehicle and drive Rockingham, just 45 minutes south of Perth City.
  • Take a short ferry ride to the Penguin Island across Shoalwater Bay. 
  • Learn about the dolphins and other marine wildlife from your expert local guidein Penguin Discovery Centre.
  • Watch the little penguins feeding at the Discovery Centre on Penguin Island during a presentation.
  • End your trip after getting dropped back to your hotel in Perth.
  • This tour is a customized tour so you can chose the timing according to your convenience.
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  • Walk through a carpet of wildflowers, under the bright blue sky, listening to the wind pass through the trees across a magnificent and prehistoric rock formation. 
  • The tour duration is approximately 13 hours and you will be picked up around 07:00 AM from already mentioned departure points: various central Perth locations including all hotels, apartments, hostels and the Wellington Street coach stand.
  • Climb to the top and enjoy the view of the surrounding farm land, shiny salmon gum-forests and the beautiful salty scrubby bushes.
  • Visit Mundaring Weir, Historical York, Soldier Museum and Dog Cemetery during the tour.
  • Conclude your tour around 08:00 PM after being dropped off.
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Visit the Perth Mint

  • Visiting the Perth Mint, a heritage building and a museum, is among the top things to do this weekend in Perth when with friends and family. 
  • Listen to some fascinating stories about gold minting and other events besides viewing several interesting exhibits here.
  • One of the main attractions at this structure is the original melting house, wherein you can witness pure gold melting down.

Location:
310 Hay St, Perth, WA

Timings:
everyday, from 9 am to 5 pm
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Check Out the Fremantle Markets

  • Among the best things to do this weekend in Perth, is visiting the Fremantle markets, home to the best of local produce. 
  • You can shop for some of the best handcrafted souvenirs, clothing, artifacts, when strolling around these markets.
  • Walk through the Freo Markets Heritage Trail, and get to learn about the history of markets and their role in the city.

Location:
South Terrace &, Henderson St, Fremantle

Timings:
Friday from 9 AM - 8 PM

Saturday & Sunday from 9 AM - 6 PM
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Get a Selfie with a Quokka on Rottnest Island

  • Accessible by a ferry ride, one of the best Perth weekend activities to do is getting a selfie clicked with a Quokka on the Rottnest Island. 
  • Indulge in the several activities to do here, including day cycling, snorkeling around the bays, and relaxing by the beach. 
  • View the native population of Quokkas at Rottnest Island, and click some great pictures here.
  • Boasting 63 beaches and 20 bays, Rottnest Island is a paradise for beach lovers.
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Take a Cruise on the Swan River

  • One of the most fun things to do in Perth this weekend is to indulge in a cruise on the Swan river, which takes you along a scenic route. 
  • Some of the most famous attractions to view here include the glass spire of the Bell Tower, the Swan Brewery, the Park, among many others. 
  • Most of the cruises on the Swan river also offer complimentary lunch, wine tasting, and a visit to the winery. 

Location:
southwestern Australia
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Visit an Island in the Middle of the City

  • If you are looking for adventurous things to do in Perth this weekend, then visit the Heirisson Island, situated in the middle of the city. 
  • Some of the main attractions to indulge in here include picnic spots, barbeque seating areas, a children’s playground, and a kangaroo sanctuary.
  • Also known as Matagarup; the water around this Island is only leg deep, and is a fun place to visit when with family and friends.

Location:
Heirisson Island, Perth WA, Australia
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Explore the Wineries of the Swan Valley

  • Counted in the most fun things to do this weekend in Perth, is exploring the many famous wineries in the Swan Valley, which is the oldest in Australia. 
  • Explore more than 40 family owned wineries, and get to learn about the history of wine-making, especially its evolution post world war one and two. 
  • Indulge in tasting some of the finest local and traditional wines, and learn the wine-making process from some of the best local guides and experts. 

Location:
Swan valley, Perth, Australia
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Take the Kids to Scitech

  • If you are wondering what to do in Perth this weekend, when with kids, then do visit the Scitech museum, which is a fun place to go.
  • An interactive science museum, some of the highlights of this museum includes a planetarium, and several video displays. 
  • Kids can also immerse themselves in the several temporary exhibitions held here, pertaining various topics, ranging from engineering to mathematics. 

Location:
City West Centre, Sutherland St, Perth, Australia

Timings
: Monday to Friday, from 9:30 am to 4 pm

Saturday - Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm
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Enjoy the Views at Kings Park

  • One of the best things to do in Perth this weekend is to enjoy splendid views at the King Park, which is home to the Western Australian Botanic Garden. 
  • One of the main attractions here is the DNA tower, which is a great sight to view, and resembles a DNA molecule. 
  • Housing over 400 acres of bushland, it is one of the world’s largest and most beautiful inner city parks which is rich in European history.

Location:
Fraser Ave, Perth WA 6005, Australia
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Ride Along the Perth Cycle Trails

  • Among the top leisurely and fun Perth weekend activities to do, is opting for a bicycle ride along the Perth Cycle Trails. 
  • You can witness some unique and native Australian flora and fauna across the paths, along with knowing about the history of the area. 
  • Some of the main attractions you pass by while riding your bicycle include the famous Marmion Marine Park, the Burns Beach, and the Hillarys Boat Harbour. 

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The bike can be rented in Scarborough.
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Visit the Fremantle Prison

  • If you are looking for what to do in Perth this weekend, visit the unique Fremantle Prison, a top tourist attraction in Perth. 
  • Historically prominent, the Fremantle Prison was used to imprison convicts until 1991, when it was restored into a site to visit. 
  • Offering five different tours, you can opt for “Convict Prison”, “Behind bars”, “True Crime”, “Tunnels tour”, or the “Torchlight tour”. 

Location:
1 The Terrace, Perth, WA

Timings:
Open daily, from 9 am to 5 pm
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Visit Perth's Culture Centre

  • One of the best things to do in Perth this weekend is to explore Perth's Cultural Centre, which is home to several activities and sites to witness. 
  • Find here a huge variety of music, arts, food and entertainment, along with some of the biggest of festivals being celebrated here. 
  • Indulge in activities such as sustainable gardening or simply attend a concert to dance the evening out. 

Location:
Francis Street, and William St

Timings:
Monday to Friday; from 9 am to 5 pm
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Wander Around the New Elizabeth Quay

  • If you are wondering what to do in Perth this weekend in the afternoon, look no further than wandering around the new Elizabeth Quay, and indulge in a lively atmosphere.
  • With several restaurants to try out, and some extraordinary public art to view, do not forget to check out the Spanda, a 29 meter fall abstract structure. 
  • Also, view the statue of Bessie Rischbieth, and some of the most famous Perth attractions and things to do this weekend in Perth near the Quay.

Location:
The Esplanade, Perth WA 6000

People Also Ask About Perth

  1. How to reach Perth?

    1.By Air: If commuting to Perth by Air, know that it is the quickest way to reach Perth. The entire flight duration is about 12 hours, and Perth is about 7219 kms from India.

    2.By Train-
    The nearest railway stations to the city are Perth Underground and Mciver. You can drop at the stations and continue to the destination in the city further using a taxi or bus.
  2. Which are the best places to visit in Perth?

    1.Bell TowerOne of the best places to visit in Perth is Bell Tower, which is an architectural marvel in itself. Offering beautiful views of the Swan river, the main attraction at this tower is its Observation deck, marveling which is one of the interesting things to do in Perth this weekend. 

    2.Kings ParkKnown to be one of the most beautiful parks in the world, indulging in a stroll around Kings Park is among the most fun and leisurely things to do this weekend in Perth, with friends and family. Do not forget to attend the many cultural events which take place here, and immerse yourself in the naturescape. 

    3.Rottnest IslandOffering a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the main city of Perth, the Rottnest Island is a perfect place to indulge in activities such as swimming, and snorkeling. Offering quaint and pristine views of the surroundings, this is one the best places to picnic with your friends and family.
  3. Why is Perth so famous?

    Home to some of the best monuments and natural attractions, Perth has got several interesting and unique things to do and places to visit, making it ideal for a vacation. The weather also remains pleasant and warm, all year round, making it a suitable place to visit with kids as well.
  4. How many days are enough to visit Perth?

    It is recommended to visit and explore Perth for at least 3 days, to cover most of the major attractions and places to visit. However, it is advisable to take at least 5 days to indulge in exploring Perth entirely, including indulging in a day-trip.
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