There's nothing like taking a drive to explore a destination.

You'll find so much to see along the way, and even somewhere to spend the night. We have a range of self drive trails and itineraries that will take you on some amazing journeys throughout Perth, it's surrounds and beyond. If you'd prefer to go on foot or by bike check out the Perth Walking Trails and Perth Cycle Trails.

Boat Shed, Swan River

Swan River Self Drive Trails

Explore the jewel of Perth - the Swan River. The suburbs located along the northern banks of the Swan River house some of the most exclusive properties in Australia. Enjoy a leisurely drive through these leafy, pretty, riverside areas.

Walking Trail Kings Park Perth City

Perth City Self Drive Trail

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

Visit Fremantle

Fremantle to Rockingham Self Drive Trail

Depart from Perth City, head along Stirling Highway to the historic port city of Fremantle. Take a leisurely drive through the port, passing the heritage 'sheds' and the striking WA Maritime Museum.

Mettams Pool, Perth Beaches

Sunset Coast Self Drive Trail

Explore the Perth Beaches from Cottesloe to Mindarie. Grab a coffee at seaside café in Cottesloe before heading north along Marine Parade past early morning joggers and swimmers.

Pelican, Mandurah

Mandurah Self Drive Trail

Enjoy a relaxing day trip to the seaside city of Mandurah. Have lunch at one of the many cafés on the foreshore or join a canal cruise.

Swan Valley Trails

Swan Valley Drive Trails

The Swan Valley boasts over 40 world-class wineries, six breweries, cideries and distilleries as well as restaurants and cafes, art galleries, local produce and family attractions. Discover all this and more on a themed trail in the region.

Chittering Valley Wine Trail, Chittering Valley

Chittering to New Norcia Self Drive Trail

Witness the ever changing scenery of rural WA and escape the bustle of city life as you travel from Perth City through Chittering to New Norcia.

Kitty's Gorge Perth Hills

Perth Hills Self Drive Trail

Start your journey at Mundaring Weir, drive through the scenic Bickley-Carmel Valley, stop in at the Zig Zag Gallery and return to Perth along the historic railway line.

Armadale to Dwellingup Self Drive Trail

Starting in Armadale, experience the natural beauty of Araluen Botanic Gardens, explore the charming towns and forests of Jarrahdale, Serpentine, Pinjarra and Dwellingup.

Avon River, Northam

Avon Valley Self Drive Trails

Discover the scenic beauty of the Avon Valley, and the roads that lead you there, on a drive trail to and around the region.

Rottnest Island, photo by James Vodicka

The South West Edge

This 12-day itinerary will feed your soul taking you on an epic road trip that travels from Fremantle and Rottnest Island, south through the wine regions and towering forests of Australia's South West and loops back through Western Australia's Golden Outback where you can explore seaside towns and learn about Western Australia's gold history.

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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.

Bilya Koort Boodja Cultural Centre

Aboriginal Culture and Heritage

Discover Perth's amazing First Nations culture and history. Discover the history, natural beauty, legends and sacred sites of Perth on a local Aboriginal tour with experienced and knowledgable guides.

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.

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.