Perth, Western Australia Travel Guide
Author: Thewinchester (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported)
Places of Interest in Perth
- Barracks Archway
Remains of the 1863 barracks that housed the soldiers managing the convict colony.
- Perth Cultural Centre
Complex housing the Art Gallery of Western Australia, the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art and the State Library.
- Western Australian Museum
Museum within the historic precinct that includes the Old Perth Gaol, and one of the colony's first homes, the Roe Street Cottage.
- St George's Anglican Cathedral
Mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Perth, consecrated in 1888.
- Perth Mint
Facility to refine gold from the gold fields of Western Australia, stands today as Australia's oldest operating mint.
- Fire Brigade Museum
The old fire station that today houses exhibits related to the fire services.
- Swan Bells Tower
Bell tower with 12 bells from St Martin-in-the-Fields Church.
Sights in Greater Perth
- Kings Park
400-hectare park comprising both wild and cultivated parkland, with scenic views of Perth.
- Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA)
Magnificent aquarium complex with transparent observation tunnel.
- Museum of Childhood
Museum on the history of childhood in Australia.
- Sunset Coast
A stretch of 30 km of sandy beaches.
- Perth Zoo
International-standard zoo with attractions including a Nocturnal House, Australian walkabout and an African savannah exhibit.
- Hills Forest
A conservation and recreation area in the Darling Range.
- Whiteman Park
A park with crafts village and motor museum, among others.
Excursions from Perth
- Rottnest Island
An island of scenic beauty and rich bird life, reachable by ferry from Perth.
Historic port city of Western Australia, with many sights of its own.
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