Perth Guides

Set on the scenic banks of the Swan River in Western Australia, pretty Perth has plenty to offer. Activities include watching the sunrise over the city skyline at elevated Kings Park, enjoying sunset drinks at a choice of west coast beaches or catching an arthouse movie in entertaining district, Northbridge.

I spent five months living in Perth back in 2015 and have compiled my top recommendations in the blog posts below, along with some first-hand stories. 

1. Things to Do in Perth

To learn more about life in Perth or find out my top recommended activities, check out the following guides.

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2. Day Trips from Perth

You’ll find a choice of places to visit in Western Australia that are easily reached from Perth. For a fun day trip from the city, browse through the destination guides below.

3. Weekend Getaways from Perth

If you’re up for driving a few hours further, the destinations below make great options for a weekend getaway from Perth. For longer holidays or road trips, click the button to view all my Western Australia destination guides.

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4. My Time in Perth

If you want to read about my personal experience of living in Perth as a backpacker at the start of my Australian adventures, here are some stories from my first few weeks!