Sequestered along the shores of the Indian Ocean, the sun-drenched capital of Western Australia offers a raft of Perth day tours for intrepid travellers who don’t have much time to spare. This coastal city boasts some of the most pristine beaches in the country, as well as trendy natural landscapes and stunning lesser-known attractions. Why Not Bus picks some of the top hidden gems – allowing you to intimately explore Perth in one day with off-the-rack or bespoke Perth day tours.
Indulge In A Stroll Through Kings Park
Nestled on the shores of Swan River, Kings Park is one of the biggest inner city parks in the world and is a must-visit. While not exactly a hidden gem, the park cannot be missed when you have a limited amount of time in the city. From dramatic vistas of Swan River, to Perth skyline views, to the Boodja Gnarning Walk where you learn to live off the land, you won’t be spoiled for choice when exploring this 4-km long park. Kings Park is also home to the Botanic Garden with over 3,000 unique flora species – perfect for tourists looking to explore the beauty of nature’s biological diversity. Treat yourself to diverse walking trails, garden visits and educational experiences as you discover the delightfulness of Kings Park during your day-visit to Perth.
Enjoy A Visit To Perth Hills
Home to a lush rainforest, Perth Hills is one of the most underrated parts of Perth. From the sound of flowing water to scenic drives to lively villages to spectacular cliff views, there’s plenty on offer during a visit to the area just 45 minutes east of Perth – what’s more because of the underground resuvoirs and water bores it’s really quite lush! Visitors can enjoy barbeques and swims at Lake Leschenaultia or take in the majestic gardens at Araluen Botanic Park. Wine lovers will enjoy the diverse wine trails on offer, while the region’s art centres are perfect for those seeking cultural prowess. Many Perth day tours offer visits to Perth Hills in their itineraries.
Get The Bell Tower Experience
Steeped in historical tradition and cultural splendour, the Swan Bells consist of 18 magnificent bells that were usually rung to commemorate major milestones such as war wins, ringing in the New Year and royal family coronations. One of the best things about Perth is this Bell Tower situated on Riverside Drive and offering magnificent Swan River vistas. Peppered with artistic context and unique design, the Bell Tower is a Perth icon and should not be missed when planning your Perth day tours in this stunning city.
Spend Time At Wireless Hill Park
While not as famous as Kings Park, Wireless Hill Park has some real gems to offer travellers seeking a unique Perth experience. Two observation towers grace the hilltop, giving you panoramic views of the river and city with lush greenery making up the picturesque backdrop. While here, you can explore the diverse walking trails or breathe in the varied display of blooms on offer if you have some free time to spare during your visit.
Discover The Array Of Activities At Claisebrook Cove
Just 15 minutes away from the CBD, Claisebrook Cove in the East Perth is a not-to-be-missed for its array of dining and recreational options. Filled with vibrant restaurants and cafes, the area makes an excellent alternative for those seeking lesser-known gems in the city. Adventure seekers will love the opportunity to walk, rollerblade, fish, cycle, canoe or kayak in Claisebrook Cove. While walking on The Greenway, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy diverse public artwork, many of which have been repurposed from old building recycled material – providing interesting insights into how the area was developed.
Apart from these tourist experiences, Perth day tours are also available to a raft of beaches for travellers looking to get their fair share of the glorious surf, sun and sand. Whether you decide to stay in Perth for a short or extended period of time, you’ll never be short of ways to fill up your day in this up-and-coming city. Why Not Bus offers a raft of Perth day tours to help you explore the city as you desire, so give us a call today and let us make your experience truly unforgettable.