Looking for things to see and do during your visit to Perth and Fremantle?
Here are ten top Perth tours and experiences that you should definitely consider. They will show you the very best of the Western Australia capital and the surrounding region.
1. Perth and Kings Park Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour
Get great views of Perth’s many landmarks — including stunning Kings Park — from the top of the city’s iconic open top double-decker buses. Ride the full loop or hop off and on as you like. You’ll enjoy full commentary and gain lots of local insights.
2. Perth Morning City Tour by Coach
Explore the city of Perth and its historic neighbour Fremantle during this fabulous morning coach tour. You’ll enjoy commentary from your knowledgeable local guide and amazing city and coastal vistas. Highlights of the tour include Kings Park, the WACA, Perth Mint and famous Cottesloe Beach.
3. Perth Arcades and Laneways Tour
The transformation of Perth’s inner city over the last few years has been nothing short of mind-blowing. New life has been breathed into once forgotten laneways and alleys, and they’re now home to vibrant street art-scapes, quirky bars and on-trend eateries. This Perth laneway walking tour will introduce you to the best of the backstreets, and you’ll get plenty of insider tips from your local guide on places to eat and drink during the rest of your stay.
4. Perth Explorer and Rottnest Island Combined Ticket
This Perth Explorer and Rottnest Island combined ticket allows you to see the very best of the region. Enjoy a city hop on hop off bus tour and a return cruise transfer to Rottnest Island with Rottnest Express. Travel on consecutive days or split the tickets up and use them anytime within a two-week period.
5. Perth Small Bar Walking Tour
Over the past few years Perth has reinvented its inner-city bar scene. These days innovative boutique venues are the talk of the town, and this small bar walking tour will lead you on a journey of discovery to some of the best options. You’ll visit three contrasting bars over the course of three hours — and enjoy tasty eats at two venues, and an included drink at one.
6. Fremantle Hop On Hop Off Tram Tour
Located just a short distance from Perth, the fascinating port city of Fremantle is renowned as one of Australia’s most historic centres. The Fremantle Tram has been operating for more than 25 years and is still one of the city’s most popular activities. Start your ride at any of the tram’s six stops and hop off and on as many times as you like. Your driver will provide informative commentary throughout the circuit.
7. Fremantle Convicts and Colonials Walking Tour
This informative walking tour winds its way through Fremantle, bringing the city’s colonial history to life. Every building has a story and you’ll hear many of them on this tour, along with tales of the infamous characters that called the city home — many not by choice!
8. Pinnacles Day Tour from Perth with Sandboarding
This Pinnacles Day Tour from Perth with Sandboarding and Lunch offers a fabulous day out from the Western Australia capital, and the chance to explore some of Greater Perth’s most fascinating natural landscapes. Enjoy a stroll along panoramic Lancelin Beach and try your hand at sandboarding down the enormous Lancelin sand dunes. You’ll also visit Nambung National Park — home to the mysterious Pinnacles!
9. Swan Valley Gourmet Food and Wine Cruise from Perth
This Swan Valley Gourmet Food and Wine Cruise from Perth offers a relaxed way to experience the beauty and superb produce of the Swan Valley wine region — located north-east of the city. Cruise along the picturesque Swan River to the valley, where you’ll enjoy a winery tour, a wine tasting and a two-course lunch at celebrated Sandalford Wines. You’ll also have the opportunity to indulge in a wine and cheese tasting en route to the valley, and complimentary wines on the return cruise back to Perth. It’s a fabulous day out!
10. Margaret River Day Tour from Perth
This Margaret River Day Tour from Perth offers an amazing all-round introduction to Margaret River — located three hours’ drive south of the Western Australia capital. Visit a local winery for a tasting, feast on a platter lunch of local specialties, stroll along the famous Busselton Jetty and explore the Margaret River township.
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