12 Unique Things to do in Perth
The stereotype of laid-back Australians is nowhere truer than in Perth, where the wonderful weather and beautiful beaches positively demand a relaxed approach to life. Perched on the banks of the wide Swan River, between the Indian Ocean and the sands of the Nullarbour Desert, Western Australia’s capital city is also a somewhat isolated place, perhaps contributing to a sense of detachment from the world’s troubles.
But this is also a place with its finger on the cultural pulse, boasting a vast choice of big-city attractions, including museums, theatres and nightspots. It’s also teeming with natural beauty, with pristine parkland, native wildlife and rolling hills aplenty. In a nutshell, this is a city that encapsulates why so many people fall in love with Australia.
No surprise, therefore, that Perth is one of the country’s most popular stop-offs with tourists, even in spite of it off-the-beaten-track location. And those who do come are likely to find many opportunities for enjoying unique activities and experiences. Here are some of our favourites...