From the icy waters of the southern ocean to the tropical wonderland of coral reefs in the Far North, AQWA takes you on an underwater journey to discover the incredible and unique marine life of Western Australia.
- Australia’s largest aquarium and underwater tunnel
- World’s largest collection of Western Australian marine life
- Beautiful living coral reefs
- Giant sharks, rays and turtles
Located at Hillarys Marina, approx 15 minutes North of Perth
The Caversham Wildlife Park is a privately owned park located in Perth. See and touch native animals and Australian Koalas and Kangaroos in their natural habitat, while enjoying the parkland and features of this well-renown bushland area
Their website provides information about the history of the park, and also includes a map to help you find the park.
Located at Whiteman Park, approx 20 minutes North/East of Perth
Kings Park & Botanical Garden
Kings Park and Botanic Garden is visited by millions of people each year.It over looks Perth City and the swan river.With its remarkable expanses of unique bushland, tranquil parkland and botanic garden, the Park is the most popular visitor destination in Western Australia.
The most spectacular views are at night.
Located in Perth
Lakeside Joondalup has a vast selection of shopping choices with Coles, Woolworths, Sisters Supa IGA, Big W, Kmart, Target, Grand Cinemas and over 240 specialty stores. The Centre is also home to some of Australia’s most popular fashion brands including Sportsgirl, Forever New, Dotti, Witchery, Roger David and more.
With a wide variety of food retailers at Lakeside Joondalup you can be sure to find something to satisfy your cravings. The new Fresco area is now open where you can relax and enjoy a meal at The Coffee Club, Sarpino’s Pizzeria, Hogsbreath Café or The Sovereign Arms.
Located in Joondalup, approx 20 minutes North of Perth (5 min walk from our Joondalup apartment)
Neil Hawkins Park
The Neil Hawkins Park is home to many parrots, including the Australian ringneck, cockatoos and kangaroos. The park sits alongside Lake Joondalup and wetlands which stretches out between Burns Beach Road to the north and Ocean Reef Road to the south. These wetlands provide refuge for migratory birds.
Neil Hawkins Park is famous among the tourists for hand feeding kangaroos and many species of birds
Located in Joondalup, approx 20 minutes North of Perth (10 min walk from our Joondalup apartment)
"A visit to The Perth Mint has become an essential element of any tourist’s visit to the "golden" State of Western Australia. Offering a unique array of attractions, including the spectacular Gold Pour and the chance to handle a 400oz pure gold bar, the Mint’s Gold Exhibition and retail facilities attract thousands of international, interstate and local visitors each year."
Located in Perth, approx 20 minutes North of Perth (5 min walk from our East Perth studio apartment)
Rottnest Island is a special place for Western Australians and a popular destination for interstate and international visitors. The Mediterranean-style climate and indigenous flora and fauna of this Island provide the backdrop to a special holiday experience.
Journeys by ferry take 30 minutes from Fremantle, 45 minutes from Hillarys, 90 minutes from Perth, and you can also get to the Island in 15 minutes by aeroplane from Jandakot Airport.
Due to the popularity of Rottnest as a holiday destination, a ballot for unit accommodation is in place for the Western Australian school holiday period. To secure accommodation during the school holidays you must enter the ballot. The ballot gives you the opportunity to book up to 12 months in advance.
Swan Valley - Perth's Valley of Taste
The Swan Valley is Western Australia’s (WA) oldest wine region and has earned its reputation as Perth’s Valley of Taste. Situated just 20 minutes from the city, the Valley seduces visitors with a rich fusion of wine, food, art, scenery and nature. You can experience its many wonders along the award-winning Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail – a 32 kilometre loop taking in more than 150 attractions including wineries, lively breweries, fine restaurants, bustling cafes, distilleries, shops, accommodation and roadside stalls selling fresh local produce. The Swan Valley in Western Australia (WA) is a world of surprises just minutes away from Perth’s doorstep. Come and see us any day of the week...every day, is a great day in the Swan Valley!
Located in the Swan Valley, approx 20 minutes North/East of Perth