Start your day with a scenic drive through Kings Park, stopping to appreciate the spectacular views of Perth City and the Swan River.

Be sure to take the time to stroll through the Kings Park Botanic Gardens and along the Federation Tree Top Walkway. Or, stop for coffee or breakfast at Zamia Café or Botanical Café.

From here wind your way down the hill towards the Perth Convention Centre, turn left and follow the signs to Freeway South stopping to explore Barrack Square and Elizabeth Quay precincts. From here you can visit The Bell Tower, go on a Segway tourcatch the ferry or join a cruise.

Cross over the Narrows Bridge and take a left turn at Mill Point Road to the foreshore of the Swan River where you will be faced with more amazing city views. Stop for a coffee break at one of the trendy cafes in South Perth before continuing along Mill Point Road to Canning Highway, take a left turn and cross over the Causeway Bridge towards the Crown Perth.

If you're feeling lucky take a punt at the casino or just enjoy a leisurely walk around the immaculate gardens that line the Swan River.  

Make your way back towards the centre of Perth via East Perth and the 'European-style' townhouses and apartments that line the waters’ edge where you’ll find a range of alfresco cafes and restaurants for dinner.

Perth Drive Trails, Swan Valley

Perth Self Drive Trials

There's nothing like taking a drive to explore a city and it's surrounds - you'll find so much to see along the way, and even somewhere to spend the night.

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Plan your trip to Perth City

Find the top accommodation, attractions, tours and things to do in Perth City to help plan your trip.

COMO The Treasury, Perth

Perth City accommodation

Perth City offers a wide range of accommodation for all tastes and budgets from backpackers to 5 star resorts.

The Bell Tower, Barrack Square, Perth City

Perth City attractions

Perth City is abuzz with life and activity, offering visitors and locals an array of fun, interesting and educational attractions.

Perth Explorer Open Top Bus Tour, Perth City

Perth City tours

You'll find many tours that explore Perth City's top and hidden attractions and also depart from Perth City to visit the wider region.

The Lucky Shag Waterfront Bar, Barrack Square, Perth City

Perth City food and drink

Explore Perth City's fine dining restaurants, small bars, weekend markets, unique dining venues and of course hundreds of places to find the perfect coffee!

Kings Street, Perth City

Perth City shopping

Perth City is lined with pedestrian malls jam-packed with a wide variety shops from local boutiques to national and global flagship stores.

South Perth

Inner Perth Neighbourhoods

Discover Perth City's Inner Neighbourhoods - just a short walk, bus or train ride from the CBD.

Spring in Perth

Perth comes alive with colour in Spring with stunning wildflowers, amazing wildlife encounters and a variety of events and festivals to keep you busy all season long... that's Perth in spring.