It’s time to experience Perth’s coming of age with these top Perth tours and experiences.
With COVID-19 affecting our travel plans beyond Western Australia, it is time to embrace being a tourist in your own city and see Perth with fresh eyes. Who knows, there are probably places in your hometown you’ve never been to.
There’s no doubt Perth experienced a metamorphosis from being once considered a sleepy city to one that is ever-exciting and vibrant both socially and visually. We here at So Perth are west coast proud of what our city has become. The city’s cultural experiences are thriving, creativity is increasingly celebrated and engaging in unique activities is more accessible than ever before.
There are so many layers to peel back from what makes Perth ‘one of the world’s most liveable cities’. Here we are going beyond the stock standard tourist itinerary with these tour suggestions to inspire you to be an even bigger fan of your own home town.
Remember when there was a time that Perth and Northbridge were divided at the railway line? Not anymore.
The architectural delight that is Yagan Square now connects the city together in a way that may make you question if you want to leave the square in the first place. Yagan Square is a bustling hub for food and drinks (Market Hall and surrounding outdoor eateries) and is the perfect spot to go for a central meet if coming from public transport with its connection to the Perth train station and bus port.
Top tip: check out Market Hall’s $10 lunch specials Monday – Thursday.
Elizabeth Quay is a gem on the Perth happenings scene.
You can fill up a day just being within this precinct. Start the day with a riverside brekkie at Hearth then take part in a Go Cultural Aboriginal Tour
The second part of the day can be a relaxed affair, perched high above the quay soaking up the blissful panoramic views of Perth’s ever-changing skyline with a sunset cocktail in tow at The Ritz Carlton.
Feeling hungry? Treat yourself to the new kid on the block, Six Senses Gourmet Thai.