Spring is in full swing, and there’s so much fun waiting for you that it’s hard to choose!
Fortunately, our Perth-loving team has curated some amazing Stay and Play deals and holiday offers, as well as some amazing events to help you plan your Perth staycation. From beer festivals to ballet, horse riding to skydiving, there’s something for everyone when you stay and play in Perth!
The thriving heart of our fabulous metropolis, Perth City is the perfect place for a spot of romance! So nab a sweet staycation deal for two at QT Perth, Quay Perth or the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Perth on our Stay and Play in Perth feature page. QT Perth are offering a 2 night stay with $100 Food & Beverage voucher and a mystery Perth experience; enjoy a Swan River Quay Getaway for two nights at Quay Perth including a 45m eco-jet-venture Swan River Tour; and put on the ritz at the Ritz-Carlton with a weekend city escape in an urban retreat with mesmerising views, holistic wellness experiences and even a heated infinity pool!
And for your best romantic date night, there’s some gorgeous events to enjoy this Spring: join Bar UMA at Pan Pacific Perth (Saturday & Sunday, until 1 December 2021) for a Spring Garden High Tea that includes an extensive range of teas are accompanied by twists on classic sandwiches, homemade scones with cream and jam, and a spring selection of treats, each one a tempting work of art. Or enjoy a magical night at the ballet with WA Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty (18 November - 12 December 2021), or wine, dine and unwind at Unwined Subiaco (28 & 29 November 2021).
Exploring Perth City with kids? There’s plenty of fun for the youngsters on offer too! Treat the kids to the whimsy and wonder of the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (3 - 21 November 2021) hits Crown Perth and Pagoda Resort & Spa are hosting their popular Pagoda's Little Royal Ball (20 November 2021) invites little princes and princesses to dress up for a 'Once Upon a Wish' themed lunch or dinner with a live show; and make sure you check out the midweek family staycation deals at Duxton Hotel Perth and Four Points by Sheraton Perth on our Stay and Play in Perth feature page.
Our eclectic port city of Fremantle is delivering up plenty of fantastic fun in the upcoming months! The Fremantle Biennale (5 - 21 November 2021) is a unique art event hosting the best in site-responsive art, held every two years in the Nyoongar season of Kambarang (November), presenting artworks from Australia and the world, and celebrating the cultural, social and historical distinctiveness of the Fremantle (Walyalup) region. Australia’s biggest alfresco craft beer and food festival Fremantle Beerfest (12 - 14 November 2021) returns to Esplanade Park, with over 300 unique, exotic and small-batch craft beers, ciders and cocktails, and Sunday Music is returning to Fremantle Arts Centre with a stellar line-up of WA musicians every Sunday until the end of March.
So, where to grab a cheeky staycation bargain? We’re glad you asked! Check out our Stay and Play offers from two beautifully boutique heritage hotels, the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges and Warders Hotel.
Perth’s beaches are the stuff of legend, admired around the world for good reason - we’re so lucky to have postcard-perfect white sandy beaches right here on our doorstep in the Perth Beaches region! Whether your best beach life looks like relaxing and sunbathing, frolicking in the water or zooming around on a jet ski, the beaches themselves are endless fun.
There’s also plenty going on, too! The Boardwalk Beer Festival (23 October 2021) is returning to The Marina, Mindarie - the only free beer festival of its size, and featuring over 20 of Australia's craft breweries & cideries as well as food stalls, live entertainment and kids activities - not to mention those sweeping ocean views. WA's spectacular coastline is also perfect for whale-watching with Whale Watch Western Australia - join the Pod® and save 10% off your whale watch until 1 December, with a special deal on our Perth Holiday Offers feature page.
And don’t forget to check out the annual Scarborough Sunset Markets, with a wide selection of food trucks and desserts to sample, a pop-up bar, exciting tunes, artisan stalls and more! Of course, these all pair perfectly with the beautiful Scarborough beach sunset views.
The Swan Valley is known as Perth’s food bowl for good reason - amazing produce, undulating green hills, vineyard vistas, and attractions galore; you’ll find plenty of ideas for a getaway at the award-winning Swan Valley Visitor Centre, and awesomely romantic Stay and Play offers for two at the luxe The Colony at Mandoon Estate and Novotel Vines Resort Swan Valley.
Make your booking over weekend of 23 & 24 October 2021 and pop into Germany’s largest beer festival at the Swan Valley’s largest biergarten! Elmar’s in the Valley is hosting Elmar’s Oktoberfest, where you can sit back, relax and enjoy a day of live music, traditional German bier, loaded bratwurst, a German inspired BBQ and much more.
Perth’s marine paradise is spectacular at this time of year, so make the most of the warm weather with a Rockingham adventure! Quest Rockingham is delivering up your perfect 2-night staycation over on our Perth Holiday Offers page, giving you time to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy everything that this very special place has to offer. While you're there experience Rockingham in a whole new way with the ultimate thrill of freefall with Skydive Australia! Tumble out of the sky at around 200kms an hour from Rockingham and you’ll be rewarded with stunning views of the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park, beaches famed for their uncapped beauty.
If you are into horse riding, make sure to plan your Rockingham getaway with the Channel 7 Rockingham Beach Cup & Carnival (13 & 14 November 2021) - a spectacular and unique event where beachside meets trackside for Australia's most unique racing experience, and an exciting celebration of city and sea along beautiful Rockingham Foreshore.
Looking for great deals on activities for your Rottnest Island day trip? Want to see the Island in a whole new light? Well you’ve come to the right place! Check out our Perth Holiday Offers for some great deals from Segway Tours WA and Rottnest Express, Rottnest Fast Ferries and SeaLink Rottnest Island. Or get even more off the beaten path with Skydive Geronimo, for a 5 minute parachute ride with unobstructed views of the island - with 50% off Rottnest Tandem Skydives and free island admission until 31 October or sold out - get the details here! Looking for more? Until end October 2021, Rottnest Island are offering 50% off a range of tours and attractions - check them out here.
WA’s largest regional city, Mandurah, is a slice of heaven, a comfortable drive or train ride from Perth! Think Venetian canals with frolicking dolphins, fun in the sun at the seaside, or strolling along the iconic Mandurah Foreshore. It also attracts some seriously awesome events, including the upcoming Mandurah Arts Festival (29 October - 7 November 2021) and the return of Mandurah Cruises' Sunset Tapas Cruise (Saturdays, October 2021 - May, excluding December 2021).
The Mandurah Arts Festival celebrates what is unique to Mandurah - experience and enjoy performance, dance, music, visual arts, theatre and outdoor activities from renowned and upcoming local and national artists. Aboard the Mandurah Sunset Tapas Cruise, enjoy a cruise set against a beautiful golden sunset that will conclude at Catch 22 Tapas and Cocktail Lounge for all you can eat tapas.
Turn your day trip into a staycations with some great Perth Holiday Offers available from Mandurah Caravan Park and Seashells Mandurah, as well as free Pirate flags for kids on the Pirate Ship Mandurah’s Mandurah Pirate Cruise!
We hope we’ve given you plenty of ideas to spark your imagination and appetite for adventure! For more awesome #seeperth insights, head to our Stay and Play in Perth and Perth Holiday Offers, and find more events and festivals in Perth on our Perth Events Calendar.