Ten of the best Perth bus tours and experiences
Perth offers an array of tours and guided experiences. Here are ten top options that will show you the best of the Western Australian capital.
1. Perth and Kings Park Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour
Get great views of the many landmarks around the Perth CBD from the upper deck of the city’s iconic open top double-decker buses. Ride the full loop or hop on and off as often as you like at designated stops, including The Bell Tower, Perth Cultural Centre, The Perth Mint and Kings Park.
Perth Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour
Featured Guest Review:
We had never been to Perth before, so this was a great way to see all the sights. We visited many landmarks throughout the day, and when back on the bus, we were entertained by our driver James. He was extremely friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend doing this tour.’ Tracey C (via TripAdvisor)
2. Perth and Fremantle 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 History and Culture Walking 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 walking tour shares some of the city’s history and reveals plenty of surprises tucked away off the beaten tourist track.
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. Pinnacles Day Tour 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!
8. Swan Valley Gourmet Food and Wine Cruise
This Swan Valley Gourmet Food and Wine Cruise from Perth offers a relaxed way to enjoy the beauty and bounty of the Swan Valley wine region — located north-east of the city. Cruise along the picturesque Swan River to the valley, where you’ll take part in a winery tour and tasting. A two-course lunch at celebrated Sandalford Wines is also included in the cost of the cruise.
9. Margaret River Day Tour
Get an amazing all-round introduction to the Margaret River region on this epic day tour from Perth. Located three hours’ drive south of the Western Australia capital, Margaret River is renowned for its gourmet food and wine scene. 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.
10. Wave Rock Tour from Perth
Enjoy an extraordinary day out from Perth, which will see you travelling deep into the heart of Western Australia. Visit the oldest inland town in the state, and see Wave Rock — one of nature’s most amazing sculptures. Lunch is included.
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