Located on the banks of the Swan River and only 20 km away from the Indian Ocean, Perth has much to offer the visitor. Perth city centre is a cosmopolitan city in every way, from its world-class shopping to its excellent nightlife, visitors to Perth will find nothing lacking.
Day trippers will enjoy the Swan Valley which is located just 20 minutes from the city. You will need at least day to explore as there are over 40 vineyards and 20 breweries located in the region. It's a great place for a fun day out with friends and as many of the wineries and breweries are run by families who have been in the area for generations, it is also a great place to connect with locals and learn more about life on the West Coast.
If its nature you are looking to connect with consider a trip to Rottnest Island located a short ferry ride from either Perth City or Fremantle. The island has a no cars allowed policy so it's the perfect place to indulge the senses with sun baking, swimming, cycling and taking some time out from the buzz of Perth.
Perth is holiday destination worthy of a lengthy stay so if you can fit it into your schedule spend some time here getting into the mood of this Western Australian city.