Discover Perth City's Inner Neighbourhoods.

Within 5 minutes drive of the Perth CBD, and easily accessible by public transport, Perth City's fringing suburbs are a must-visit for any visitor to Perth.

View the City of Perth's Inner Perth Neighbourhoods Interactive Map for great things to see and do within a short distance of Perth City.

Bentley

Bently is an education hub, home to Curtin University, where you will find a range of culture, arts and recreational activities. Head to John Curtin Gallery or check out the public art and street art pieces throughout the Curtin University campus. Walk through the Jidarup Bushland, well-known for its wildflowers and birds and take a rest at one of the many places to eat and drink.

Burswood Peninsula and Burswood South

Jutting out into the Swan River to the city's east, the Burswood Peninsula boasts amazing views from all angels. Explore beautiful parklands, take a tour of Optus Stadium, bike around Burswood Park or walk along the Matagarup Bridge, visit the State Tennis Centre and find plenty of restaurants, theatres and accommodation at Crown Metropol Perth, Crown Towers Perth or Crown Promenade Perth. Further south, Burswood South offers great picnic facilities, a peaceful lake and an adventure playground at G.O. Edwards Park.

Carlisle

If you are looking to explore somewhere that is a little quirky, close to good food and walking distance from public transport, head to Carlisle. Centred around Archer Street, Carlisle is home to a number of shops selling gifts and homewares, international eats from Italian to pub food and hidden gems.

Como

As one of the highest locations in South Perth, Preston Street Shopping Precinct offers sweeping views to Como Beach. Indulge in an art house movie at a heritage-listed art deco theatre, walk or cycle along the foreshore or head out onto the longest jetty on the Swan River at Como Beach. Enjoy coffee or a meal from a local tavern, cafe, kiosk or restaurant or take the kids to a water playground.

Crawley and Nedlands

Home to Perth's iconic Blue Boat Shed, Matilda Bay and UWA, Crawley and Nedlands is an area of natural beauty, arts and cultural events. Along the Riverside and JH Abrahams Reserve there are grassed areas and open spaces for picnics, great walking and cycle tracks, dining options, recreational activities and spots where you can swim in the river. The UWA Cultural Precinct supports music, theatre, arts and cultural events throughout the year and The Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery presents a diverse exhibition program.

East Perth and Claisebrook

East Perth, accessible from the CBD on the free CAT bus, is an idyllic riverside suburb with beautiful waterfront developments, dining and shopping. This area is filled with many tranquil parks and gardens, including Queens Gardens, Ozone Reserve, Victoria Gardens and Mardalup Park, and is where you can access (by car) Heirisson Island - an important part of the City's Nyoongar heritage and a beautiful oasis of calm in Perth, full of kangaroos. Sports enthusiasts will want to check out what's on at Gloucester Park (harness racing) and the WACA (cricket). Enjoy the delights of Claisebrook, boasting popular eateries, parks and gardens by the canals where you can take a segway tour, hire a bike or kayak or stay overnight.

Highgate and Mount Lawley

Journey 5 minutes north east of the city and you'll find cosmopolitan Perth at its coolest with an eclectic mix of music, fashion, art and food along trendy Beaufort Street in Highgate and Mount Lawley. Beaufort Street is home to Perth's independent music radio station RTR FM, alternative film and music venue The Astor Theatre, a mix of independent fashion, homeware and art galleries as well as some of Perth's best murals and public art. Highgate is also home to Hyde Park, one of the city's most attractive and popular parks with a stunning lake surrounded by playgrounds, walking paths and grassed areas.

Lathlain

Lathlain is an inner-city suburb with a thriving local café, sporting and community culture. Enjoy the finest of West Australian coffee, food and hospitality on the doorstep of the state-of-the-art Mineral Resources Park, home to the West Coast Eagles AFL club with spectacular views of the training grounds and views across to the Perth city skyline. 

Leederville

Only 5 minutes north west of the city, Leederville feature a wide range of eating and drinking establishments, centred around Oxford Street, that ooze a hip, bohemian vibe, as well as fantastic shopping in one vibrant central area. Find your way there using the free Green CAT bus, buses, train or one of the many bicycle paths that run through it. If you feel like seeing an arthouse film, watching some WAFL or just browsing quirky independent shops, then Leederville is the place you want to be. 

Mount Hawthorn 

The village-like streets of Mount Hawthorn sit north west of the city. This chic community is lined with town houses and heritage buildings and is home to a whole range of boutique stores, multicultural eateries, small wine bars and cafes, particularly along Scarborough Beach Road. If you're interested in World War 1 history, a visit to ANZAC Cottage and Axford Park Memorial is a must. Families will love the enclosed Braithwaite Park, boasting a nature playground, flying fox, barbeque, drink fountains and ample parking.

North Perth 

North Perth is the traditional civic centre of the inner north and is full of history and character. The Town Centre is home to the historic North Perth Town Hall and Fire Station along the main streets of Fitzgerald and Angove you'll find a variety of boutique retailers, cafes, restaurants and live music venues - Rosemount Hotel is popular throughout the week. North Perth is also home to Beatty Park Aquatic Centre which was built for the 1962 Commonwealth Games.

Northbridge

Northbridge is the cultural epicentre of the city. Renowned for its vibrant nightlife, there are dozens of bars, cafes, restaurants, Asian cuisine and culture in Chinatown and nightclubs along to satisfy visitors looking to eat out, watch live music or dance well into the night. Enjoy popular films on the giant screen year-round at Northbridge Piazza and in summer at Rooftop Movies. Northbridge is adjacent to the Perth Cultural Centre, home to the State Library of WA, WA Museum Boola Bardip, Art Gallery of WA, The Blue Room Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA and PICA.

South Perth 

Famous for views of the Swan River and Perth City, South Perth is a must. Catch the ferry to Elizabeth Quay, dine at one of the many restaurants, cafes and pubs, shop at designer boutiques, visit Perth Zoo, walk or cycle along the foreshore at Sir James Mitchell Park, take a rest at the picturesque Millers Pool, catch up with friends and admire the public art at Mindeerup and visit The Old Mill - an iconic historic landmark. You'll find luxury apartments and hotel rooms dotted along the foreshore - an ideal alternative to city-based accommodation.

Subiaco 

Subiaco is best known for its many boutiques shops, fashion stores and restaurants located along Hay Street and Rokeby Road. Easily accessible by train and only 5 minutes west of the city, Subi is a beautiful leafy neighbourhood with a decorative and bustling high street, stunning heritage buildings, an eclectic mix of eateries and a vibrant arts scene. Catch at show at the Regal Theatre, discover the fascinating social history of the area at the Subiaco Museum and join a class or workshop at the Subiaco Arts Centre.

Victoria Park and East Victoria Park

Albany Highway in Victoria Park is Perth's longest dining strip, where you'll find international flavours ranging from Italian and Nepalese to Mexican and Asian-inspired cuisine and fine dining to casual. East Victoria Park is known for its boutique breweries, international, world class street art, parks and open spaces (John Macmillan Park is a family favourite), gallery spaces, boutique shops and more.

West Perth and Kings Park

Only a few minutes from Perth City, accessible on the free CAT bus, West Perth offers a mix of cafes, restaurants, parks and shopping along and around Hay Street. In the suburb's north, there is discount shopping at Watertown Brand Outlet Centre and kids' interactive science museum Scitech. Also in West Perth, Kings Park is one of the largest inner-city parks in the world, with hectares of bushland and cultivated gardens and home to the Western Australian Botanic Garden.

Visit Perth's Inner Neighbourhoods

Find out what to do and where to stay in Perth's Inner Neighbourhoods.
  • Nesuto Curtin is located in the new Exchange Precinct of Curtin University's Bentley Campus and makes an ideal base for solo travellers, families...
  • Historical charm meets modern chic at the newly opened Holiday Inn West Perth. Conveniently located along Hay Street, this hotel provides easy access...
  • 4 Sistas Sip n Paint Studio is a luxury studio on Rokeby Road in Subiaco. In the studio you are encouraged to awaken the artist within, there is no...
  • The exceptional Atrium Buffet has become the quintessence of buffet dining in Perth. Set within the luxurious Crown Metropol Perth lobby, Atrium...
  • Bistro Guillaume Perth will transport your senses to a Parisian heaven. Offering modern, French provincial dining spaces with spectacular outdoor...
  • Located adjacent to Crown Promenade’s lobby, Market & Co boasts a variety of dining options including juicy char-grilled steaks, succulent seafood and...
  • Thrill your taste buds as you escape to an extraordinary world of authentic Cantonese flavour at Silks, where expert chefs fuse traditional techniques...
  • Take your senses on a remarkable journey at Epicurean – a sophisticated open-kitchen dining experience nestled within the luxurious Crown Towers Perth...
  • In the mood for something spectacular? Overlooking the Swan River and the city skyline, you’ll find Nobu Perth. Exceeding your expectations with an...
  • Rediscover Waterwall Restaurant & Bar, located in the iconic landmark Pagoda Resort & Spa in Como and the vibrant City of South Perth. The restaurant...
  • You travel often, you work hard, and you need real food to keep you buzzing. Eastside Social is bringing all of this together under a banner of real...
  • Heirloom is helmed by talented chef Vincy Silveira who is inspired by the array of local produce to create fresh, healthy and delicious meals to suit...
  • Located on the 18th floor, the CEO Skylounge offers breathtaking views, stretching out from the Perth CBD to Perth Hills, overlooking the Swan River...
  • Welcome to the dynamic heart of Perth’s inner north-west. Combining a range of experiences across hospitality, retail and entertainment, The...
  • Explore the vibrant streets of Subiaco and immerse yourself in everything this culturally rich destination has to offer. Subi is best known for its...
  • Established in 2009, Clarences is one of Perth’s original small bars. An icon. A great. And it’s back with a new collective of local talent. This time...
  • Rockpool Bar & Grill Perth is a stylish restaurant that serves the best quality beef in Western Australia, supported by a superb selection of...
  • Don't let the Swan River, Rottnest Island and Fremantle pass you by, set your own pace without taking a step. Segways are the most exhilarating and...
  • Warrang-Bridil (meaning ‘Enlighten to Acknowledge’) is a 100% Aboriginal owned and operated cultural business in Perth, Western Australia. Services...
  • Neighbouring the Perth CBD, Kings Park is one of the world's largest inner city parks. It enjoys sweeping views of the Swan and Canning Rivers, the...
  • Water Wanderers would love you to come and wander on water with them in Perth: where it’s perfect for kayaking all year round! For those visiting from...
  • The 3.5 star award-winning Quality Hotel Ambassador Perth (previously Perth Ambassador Hotel) is located on Adelaide Terrace, Perth Western Australia...
  • WA's FIRST AXE THROWING VENUE - LUMBER PUNKS PERTH! 5 x 1.5 Hour sessions available daily with full training provided as well as an Axe Throwing...
  • The 3.5 star award-winning Comfort Inn & Suites Goodearth Perth (previously Goodearth Hotel), centrally located on Adelaide Terrace in Perth, Western...
  • Quest Kings Park, offers studio style hotel rooms offering guests a relaxed and comfortable West Perth accommodation experience that is perfect for...
  • Zamia Cafe provides a casual and stunning setting overlooking one of Perth’s best playgrounds, making us an ideal location for families and large...
  • With stylish furnishings, spacious bathrooms and a modern technology, Crown Promenade Perth offers a relaxing hotel stay. Meticulously designed to...
  • Located in the leafy suburb of West Perth, Quest on Rheola is close to the beautiful Kings Park and Botanic Gardens. Perth Children's Hospital, Sir...
  • Quest East Perth serviced apartment style hotel rooms offer guests a relaxed and comfortable Perth CBD accommodation experience perfect for short or...
  • The epitome of luxury, guest rooms and suites at Crown Towers Perth command magnificent views. Intelligently designed with the latest technology and...
  • Lodestar Waterside Apart-Hotel in South Perth offers affordable 4 star rated accommodation for short or long stays. These serviced apartments in South...
  • Join your local Nyungar guide on a 90-minute walking tour on location at Elizabeth Quay. Take in the stunning views of Perth and the Swan River as you...
  • The brand Doubletree by Hilton Perth Northbridge full service hotel is located in the heart of the city’s happening nightlife, dining, shopping and...
  • Explore your curiosity at Scitech, an engaging science discovery centre conveniently located in the heart of Perth. Boasting six interactive galleries...
  • Enjoy the unique experience of the Perth Explorers, Perth and Kings Park Tour. Using an open top double-decker bus guarantees a bird's eye view of the...
  • Discover South Perth One of the state's most loved destinations for locals and tourists alike, the City of South Perth is packed with places to...
  • Peddle Perth is an interactive & exciting way to experience the delights of Perth and see the new developments while enjoying the city with the...
  • THE OZONE is Perth’s must-visit destination for unique Perth experiences. Breathtaking experiences on offer. Head into history with an Aboriginal...
  • Funcats is one of Perth’s iconic must do activities and the only place in the world where you can sail your own boat directly in front of a major city...
  • Providing decades of quality service, Beatty Lodge is two kilometres from the CBD of Perth and provides the ideal venue for those who value the simple...
  • Perth’s newest water adventure! Experience the freedom and exhilaration of Cycling on Water in the heart of Perth, on the beautiful Swan River. Pedal...
  • The ultimate in modern accommodation, Crown Metropol Perth promises to deliver a truly unique hotel experience. Guest rooms are a mix of clean classic...
  • GOGO Active tours are a bike and kayak tour business that provide safe and organised guided tours to some of Perth’s well known highlights plus some...
  • Metro Hotel Perth boasts 147 well-appointed guest rooms and majority of rooms have balconies offering views of the Swan River foreshore and the...
  • The Peninsula Riverside Serviced Apartments are situated on the picturesque South Perth foreshore, with its magnificent views of the Perth City...
  • Located by the beautiful Swan River, Hyatt Regency Perth boasts 366 guest rooms and suites, award-winning cuisine and fantastic facilities making it...
  • Brought to you by some of Australia's leading designers, Tribe Perth provides an innovative alternative for the modern traveller. Located on the...
  • Fraser's, a place that celebrates the best Western Australia has to offer in food, wine and service, set in one of the most spectacular locations in...
  • Two Feet & a Heartbeat is a multiple award-winning experiential tourism provider specialising in fully escorted tours in Perth and Western Australia...
  • The four and a half star Pagoda Resort & Spa is perfectly located in the heart of the vibrant city of South Perth, nestled on the banks of the Swan...
  • Vibe Hotel Subiaco offers a new twist on an old WA favourite - celebrating Perth’s diversity of culture and cuisine and its fascinating history...
  • Creative by design, ibis Styles East Perth is a newly opened (September 2019) high-rise hotel situated minutes from the Swan River and just a short...
  • Complement your Destination Perth tour with a Destination Anywhere experience at VR­ ARRIVAL: Virtual Reality CVR) at its very best! Have you ever...
  • About Bike Hire is now situated at a brand-new purpose built facility on the Swan River foreshore. They have been providing high-quality bikes, kayaks...
  • A museum about Western Australia. Our people, our places and our role in the world. WA's unique cultural and scientific collections will come alive...
  • Located within the entertainment precinct of East Perth, the 5-star Fraser Suites Perth is a short stroll to the WACA Cricket ground and Swan River...

What's On in Perth's Inner Neighbourhoods

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    Get a taste of Asia as on a walking foodie adventure through Vic Park's vibrant Chinatown! This small group guided tour will take you through a range of...
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    Experience an extraordinary immersive experience with the Illuminate night projections at the WA Museum Boola Bardip. This permanent, digital projection series...
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    Art lovers have the rare opportunity to view iconic artist Leon Pericles’ latest works at his solo exhibition, Taming a Tumultuous Palette. The exhibition, from...
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    Perth’s only festival dedicated to sharing the joy of filling your home with plants returns in May 2022. Whether you already live in an indoor jungle or are...
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    Perth.... Are you ready to UNLOCK Comedy! 1 Ticket - 2 Hours of Live StandUp Comedy by 3 Amazing Indian Comedians. Inviting all fans of Indian Comedy to a 2...
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    A Dublin bar, a boy, a girl, and two bruised hearts. This international smash hit and eight-time Tony Award winning musical reminds us of music’s power to...
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    Indulge in an unforgettable night of 14 chardonnays at Miss Chow’s South Perth. Enjoy a complimentary pre-dinner wine tasting with canapés and a delicately...
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    Grittier and more electrifying than ever, the world’s best-loved musical GREASE makes its much anticipated return to Perth’s coolest new theatre - The Royale...

Explore Perth City

Step out of the CBD and discover Perth's fringing neighbourhoods.

Plan Your Trip to Perth

Start planning your visit by finding out what to do in Perth during the day and night. See all accommodation, tours, attractions, activities, food and drink and retail in Perth.

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Accommodation in Perth

You'll find a diverse range of accommodation to suit all budgets and styles all across Perth from five-star resorts to caravan parks.

Rottnest Express Eco Tour, Rottnest Island

Tours in Perth

Tours around Perth and surrounds take you to some of the most exciting and interesting holiday spots from hot air ballooning in the Avon Valley to cruising the Swan River.

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Attractions in Perth

There's plenty of attractions to choose from in Perth and surrounds, with fun-filled activities for all ages.

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Food and Drink in Perth

Whether its dining in an elegant restaurant overlooking the river or sampling local wines, Perth boasts an extensive buffet from which to delight your tastebuds.

Aspects of Kings Park, Perth City

Retail in Perth

Perth offers a host of shopping options to choose from - stock up on the latest fashions, buy unique art or head to a local market.

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Hire in Perth

Looking to explore Perth on your own? There are plenty of hire options available from cars and motorhomes to bikes and kayaks.

Autumn in Perth

You don't have to wander far to find wide open spaces, awe-inspiring scenery, and a world of autumnal adventure in the Perth region.