Discover Perth's Amazing First Nations Culture and History.

Perth has an amazing First Nations history with the traditional custodians of this extraordinary place being the Whadjuk Noongar people of the Nyoongar Nation the largest Aboriginal Nation in Australia with 14 clan groups across the southern parts of Western Australia.

Local Nyoongar terms for Mt Eliza and Kings Park include: 'Kaarta Koomba' and 'Karrgatup'. Be sure to experience the Lotteries West Federation Walkway which includes a treetop walk, where you'll become truly captivated by the birds' eye view. This walk comes complete with informative plaques which open your eyes to the wonders of the region's fauna. There are also plaques with the rich history of our states First Nations people and times of European settlement.

Be immersed in the world's oldest living culture with an authentic, personal experience of Indigenous culture in Karrgatup (Kings Park). Tours and other cultural experiences are run by Whadjuk people who have a strong ancestral connection to this country and a deep understanding of their culture and knowledge of the land.

Two such tours are Go Cultural Tours and Experiences and Nyungar Tours, both providing the opportunity to walk through the Park's beautiful native flora against the backdrop of the City skyline, these uniquely Aboriginal tours includes a Dreamtime story, traditional song and Nyoongar language.

Kings Park, Wildflowers, Perth

Kings Park

For thousands of years Aboriginal people have been visiting Mooro Katta or Kaarta Gar-up, two of the many names for Mount Eliza, the highest point of Kings Park. The park is home to a diverse range of flora and landscapes, all of which were understood and used for survival by the native Aboriginal people. The Boodja Gnarning Walk captures some of this knowledge and explores Nyoongar use of the land and joining an Aboriginal cultural experiences or tours is an authenic way to discover the history, natural beauty and sacred sites in the Park.

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Aboriginal Tours

Discover the history, natural beauty, legends and sacred sites of Perth on a local Aboriginal tour with experienced and knowledgable guides.

  • Goolamwiin, based in Mandurah, is owned and operated by Trevor and Kerry Stack. The business was formed in 2018 to help strengthen individuals and...
  • In a relaxed setting taste a variety of wild bush foods, such as quandong, native limes, sandalwood nuts and local coastal greens. Learn about and...
  • Epic Day Tours is a door to door service established by a desire to introduce visitors to the Epic People In our Community and showcase the Epic...
  • 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...
  • Djurandi Dreaming is a family run tour guiding and Aboriginal art business that started in 2017 aiming to deliver an exciting cultural experience to...
  • Warrang-Bridil (meaning ‘Enlighten to Acknowledge’) is a 100% Aboriginal owned and operated cultural business in Perth, Western Australia. Services...

Aboriginal Attractions

Gain a greater understanding of Perth's indigenous people and culture at an interactive cultural centre, Aboriginal gallery or attraction with an Aboriginal experience.

  • The next time you are wanting a Nyoongar cultural experience, come out to the picturesque Avon Valley, to the Bilya Koort Boodja – Centre for Nyoongar...
  • Goolamwiin, based in Mandurah, is owned and operated by Trevor and Kerry Stack. The business was formed in 2018 to help strengthen individuals and...
  • Unique to Perth, Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery is an Aboriginal owned and operated enterprise offering cultural activities, talks, performances and bush...
  • Perth Observatory, located 40 minutes east of Perth in Bickley, is Western Australia’s oldest observatory. The Observatory has served Western...
  • CMS Events has over 30years experience in the event industry in Western Australia with 20 years being focused on wine and food. The Wine & Food Events...
  • In a relaxed setting taste a variety of wild bush foods, such as quandong, native limes, sandalwood nuts and local coastal greens. Learn about and...

Arts and Cultural Experiences

Rooftop Cinema, Perth City

Outdoor Cinemas

Catch up on the latest movies or an old classic at one of Perth's outdoor cinemas - it's the perfect way to spend a summer evening. 

Yagan Square, Perth

Public Art Trails

Public art is created to enrich visitor understanding of life and history of the city or region they are exploring. 

Bilya Koort Boodja Cultural Centre

Aboriginal Culture and Heritage

Perth has an amazing First Nations history. Be immersed in the world's oldest living culture with an authentic, personal experience or tour.

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. 

Pool, Crown Towers Perth

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.

Perth's Outback Splash, Maze

Attractions in Perth

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

Public House, Perth City

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.

Apollo Motorhome Holidays

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.

Summer in Perth

You don't have to wander far to find a spectacular canvas of urban adventure sitting side by side with nature. Perth's endless summer shines across our city's dazzling beaches, islands and waterways.