Thrill-seekers and Adrenaline Junkies will love the range of Adventurous Things To Do in Perth.

Whether it’s on the water, on land or in the air, you're sure to find an activity that caters to your sense of adventure all within Perth City and surrounds. 

Whether you join a tours or go out on your own, Perth provides an abundance of adventurous things to do on its rivers, canals and on the ocean. Join a leisurely rive or ocean cruise or ferry, take to the high seas on a sailing adventure, try jet skiing or kayaking or kiteboarding, go fishing, or enjoy a range of fun watersports. Explore our rich marine life and head underwater off the coast of Perth, Rockingham or Rottnest Island.

On land, hire a bike, join a cycle or walking tour, jump on a Segway, or follow one of the many walking tracks and cycle trails. Coupled with exciting activities such as golfing, paint balling, abseiling and rock climbing and four-wheel driving there are plenty of adventure tours and attractions to choose from in Perth!

There's an adventure-based aviation experience guaranteed to give you an adrenaline rush in Perth, from hot air ballooning and skydiving. Experience amazing views of Perth's city and coast on a scenic flight in an sea plane, airplane and helicopter!

Adventure on the Water

Check out some more ways you can have an adventure on the water in Perth.
Kayaking, Rottnest Island


Find some of Australia's best surfing and kiteboarding beaches just a quick drive from Perth or explore our many rivers and waterways on a kayak. Or try something new and give stand-up paddle boarding.

Snorkelling, Rottnest Island

Snorkelling and Diving

With a long stretch of coastline, islands, abundant marine life and numerous shipwrecks just offshore, divers and snorkelers won't be disappointed with the excellent underwater opportunities awaiting.

Fishing, Murray River, Mandurah and Peel


Fishing is another recreational sport that can be enjoyed all along the magnificent Perth coastlines, lakes and rivers whether you're a keen fisherman or someone who just wants to give it a go.

Whale watching, Perth

Whale Watching

From September - December humpback whales pass close to the Perth coast allowing a unique opportunity to see these amazing creatures up close on a whale watching adventure.

Captain Cook Cruises, Perth


Explore Perth's waterways aboard the comfort of a vessle with ferries to Penguin and Rottnest Islands and cruises through Mandurah's scenic canals and along the Swan River.

Salt and Bush Sailing Tour

Water Tours

Experience Perth's waters - on and under - on a guided tour including cruising, sailing, kayaking, diving and more.

Adventure on Land

Do you feel the need for speed? Or perhaps you just like exploring the great outdoors. Well, Perth has you covered! The city offers a wide range of activities and tours for those seeking adventures with the earth beneath their feet (or wheels!) as well as fantastic sports such as golf.
Serpentine National Park, Mandurah and Peel

National, Nature and Marine Parks

Get back to nature and discover stunning scenery, fantastic walk and cycle trails and unique flora and fauna in the varios national, nature and marine parks of Perth and surrounds.

Cycle Trail, Peel Region

Cycle Trails

Perth has a comprehensive network of cycle and dual-use paths in the central city and beyond. Here are some of the most popular routes for leisure and mountain cyclists.

Walking Trail, Perth Hills

Walking Trails

Blessed with a Mediterranean climate, Perth is the perfect destination for setting out on foot or bike and discovering the many self-guided trails in the region.

Rottnest Island Golf Course

Golf Courses

Perth's clear blue skies and variety of scenic landscapes are ideal for creating spectacular golf courses. Golfers are spoilt for choice, from world-renowned resort courses to lush public layouts available for very reasonable rates.

Sport and Recreation

Perth offers a range of fun sport and recreational activities including obstacle courses, rock climbing, axe-throwing, paint balling and more!

Adventure Offroad Tours and Training
4WD Tours

Go off road in and experience our forests and beaches on a four-wheel drive adventure tour.

Adventure in the Air

From the exhilarating thrill of a skydive, to the tranquillity of a hot air balloon ride and scenic flights to Rottnest Island, there's an adventure based aviation experience guaranteed to get your adrenalin rushing.
Swan River Seaplanes

Scenic Flights

Take a scenic flight in a plane, sea plane or helicopter down over Perth City, Swan River, Fremantle and Rottnest Island. Be amazed by the beauty of our city, river and coastline.

Skydive Geronimo, Rottnest Island


Choose from a variety of drop zones around the region, from the city to the Avon Valley and even directly onto the beach in Mandurah and Rottnest Island. Or, if you're not quite ready for the real thing, try indoor skydiving!

Windward Balloon Adventures, Avon Valley

Hot Air Ballooning

You can go hot air ballooning in the Avon Valley from early April to late November. Float gently above the patchwork of hills, rivers and historical towns at sunrise, finishing your adventure with a champagne breakfast. 

Adventure Tours

Perth's outdoor lifestyle lends itself to adventurous experiences from skydiving to jet skiing.
  • Experience the best of Western Australia’s incredible natural environment with Mandurah Cruises. There’s a cruise for everyone, exploring Mandurah's...
  • Experience the ULTIMATE high with Skydive Australia - an award-winning adventure tourism company. ***Take advantage of their current offer, MAGIC IS...
  • Western Australia's only island skydive experience! Skydive Geronimo invite you to join them on Rottnest Island for a skydive experience you'll never...
  • 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...
  • Private Tour Guiding - The Premier Class in Tourism Otto Tours Australia offers a range of 4WD Training Courses, 4WD Tag-Along Tours, Small Coach...
  • Providing the sun's out and the weathers fair, you'll find Sup Central WA set up at Matilda Bay Reserve, Crawley, ready to roll on weekends, public...
  • From single & multi-day hikes including Bibbulmun track, Cape to Cape and Camino Salvado, to fishing, 4WDriving, horse riding, cycling, yoga retreats...
  • Rottnest Express is Rottnest Island’s largest and most experienced cruise company, operating daily year-round services from three convenient locations...

Outdoor Activities & Adventure Attractions

Perth’s amazing climate lends itself to outdoor living and adventure! Find a range of fun outdoor and sporting attractions all over Perth.
  • The City of Stirling is a vibrant hub of activity with many things to see and do. The City is renowned for its beautiful beaches, great surf and...
  • Are you brave enough to climb to the top of Perth’s Matagarup Bridge? This is no ordinary walk up a bridge – this is a true climb! You will be...
  • 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...
  • Whiteman Park is a unique conservation and recreation reserve, covering 4,000 hectares of natural bushland and leisure facilities just 25 minutes from...
  • Located on 89 pristine acres, the Swan Valley Adventure Centre is the perfect getaway. Just minutes from the Perth CBD, the centre offers a safe and...
  • Latitude Perth offers a world of indoor aerial entertainment, for all ages to enjoy. Spanning 3000 sqm, Latitude boasts a sky-high obstacle course...
  • Joondalup has activities for all seasons. A laid-back 20 minute coastal drive from Perth will reward you with all the choices you need to fill a...
  • Come down and experience the best surf school on Perth's coastline. A friendly, experienced and energetic team of surfing instructors will guide you...

Sports Events

If you're wondering what to do in Perth this weekend, why not consider checking out one of our great sporting events?

Things To See and Do in Perth

Looking for awesome activities to do in Perth? We've got you covered, from food and drink to family fun and adventures.
The George, Perth

Eat and Drink in Perth

Perth boasts an extensive buffet from which to delight your tastebuds. The warm climate makes for sensational al fresco dining, succulent seafood and the finest local produce and wines.

Sea Lions, Seal Island, Rockingham

Nature and Wildlife in Perth

Perth offers a smorgasbord of nature and wildlife experiences. From beautiful nature parks and reserves, unique wildlife encounters, world-class walking trails. 

State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth City

Arts and Culture in Perth

Perth is alive with a spectacular mix of music, theatre, comedy, dance and visual art. This rich tapestry of cultural experiences is on offer throughout the year across the region. 

AQWA, Perth Beaches

Family Fun in Perth

Treat your kids to a fun day out in Perth! The Experience Perth region has many places of activities and interest for children whether you are after a water or fun park or something more educational.

Kayaking, Swan River, Perth City

Action and Adventure in Perth

The scope of action and adventure activities in the Perth region is outstanding. Go on a 4WD adventure, soar through the skies on a scenic helicopter flight or explore the river waters in a kayak.

Perth Drive Trails

Perth Trails

From drive trails to cycle trails, art trails to food and wine trails and whether your on foot or horseback, no matter your mode of transport or interest there is a Perth Trail for you.

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.

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.