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

Watersports

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

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

Cruising

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

Skydiving

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.
  • Dive Traveller's offers professional guided diving and snorkeling at dive points throughout Western Australia, as well as Rock Lobster hunting on...
  • 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...
  • With 27 years experience in ballooning, 18 of which the company have been flying over Melbourne and Geelong in Victoria, Liberty Balloon Flights...
  • WA NT TOURS are the specialists for guided small group tours (English, German, Swiss German, French and other languages on request) with more than 21...
  • Whale Watch Western Australia tours are operating as usual. Videos and virtual tours are also being loaded to their website and Facebook page with the...
  • Whatever the occasion, we can make it extra special! Add some grunt to your event, surprise someone special or just hit the highway to spoil yourself...
  • WELCOME TO THE ULTIMATE IN WATER SPORTS! Based in Western Australia, where the best beaches in Australia reside, it's a great place to enjoy...
  • Located on the shores of beautiful Shoalwater Bay, Perth Wildlife Encounters (formerly Rockingham Wild Encounters) operates a ferry service to Penguin...

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.
  • Mandurah, Western Australia’s largest regional city and less than an hour from Perth, is set against a backdrop of magnificent beaches and an estuary...
  • Perth's Newest Tree Ropes and Zipline Experience! Trees Adventure is an exhilarating 2.5hr experience with low easy 2m courses up to 10m high...
  • This area is home to some of the most intriguing historical sites, and many of the state's most pristine and accessible nature reserves. Located just...
  • 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...
  • Jetpack Perth is the WA's first coastal water jet experience. Based in Rockingham Beach, professional instructors offer a complete hydroflight...
  • The City of Cockburn is home to WA’s best wetlands, major tourist attractions and leisure and recreational activities. It has coastal communities near...
  • 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! Having played host to the likes of Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, the Aquaman cast and crew and...

Sports Events

If you're wondering what to do in Perth this weekend, why not consider checking out one of our great sporting events?
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    The 2021-22 Ascot Racing Carnival kicks off with Crown Perth Opening Day on 9 October and runs right through to TABtouch Perth Cup Day on 1 January 2022, for...
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    The NBL has released the entire 2021/22 schedule, with the Perth Wildcats set to tip-off the season with a blockbuster Friday night game at RAC Arena in...
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    The Perth Scorchers begin their BBL 11 campaign again the Brisbane Heat. After finish runners up in BBL 10 our boys in Orange will be out to start their summer...
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    Optus Stadium will host seven Perth Scorchers Big Bash League matches across the 2021/22 summer of cricket, including a Boxing Day blockbuster. Western...
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    The Perth Scorchers play host to BBL 7 champions the Adelaide Strikers on a Saturday evening. It's the first time the Strikers have ventured to Optus Stadium...
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    Explore the picturesque Swan River on a relaxed Stand Up Paddle Board experience in the beautiful Swan Estuary Marine Park with Off The Beaten Track WA! The...
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    Be a part of Australia’s best game night atmosphere and get behind the Perth Wildcats this season! See the Perth Wildcats take on the Brisbane Bullets on 12...
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    Be a part of Australia’s best game night atmosphere and get behind the Perth Wildcats this season! See the Perth Wildcats take on the Brisbane Bullets on 17...

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.

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.