20 free or cheap things for locals to do in Perth
Local inspiration for fun activities in and around the city of Perth.
From Perth’s top snorkelling spots, our infamous ‘humpback highway’, and the best places in WA to see the stars, we explore all Western Australia has to offer with a bunch of fun things to do and natural attractions to see across our unique state.
Explore haunted houses, local national parks, snorkelling spots and more in and around our city.
Local inspiration for fun activities in and around the city of Perth.
Offering an array of fresh fruit, vegetables, bread, preserves and more gourmet goodies.
From twilight abseiling in the Perth Hills to riding a jet-powered hoverboard over the water at Rockingham Beach.
Hotels, cemeteries and even shipwrecks across Perth that reveal haunted histories.
Trails that traverse hills, valleys and switchbacks just a short trip from the city.
From night-time abseiling tours to e-bike ridealongs and games of disc golf.
Scenic places you can put your SUP board in the water in and around Perth.
Flowing falls perfect for a hiking adventure or a picnic with a gorgeous backdrop.
Idyllic spots from the Perth Hills to a starry lake south of Mandurah.
Peaceful dams, pools and lakes to cool off at in Perth and surrounding suburbs.
Snorkelling adventures, high ropes courses and underground tunnels are just the beginning.
Pick strawberries, cherries, mandarins and more at these orchards and farms.
Each spring, the city is transformed into a wildflower wonderland across hotspots both north and south of the river.
Consider these beautiful regions, towns and nature reserves for your next getaway.
The most thrilling mountain bike trails stretching from Kalamunda to Collie.
Hiking through pristine forests, fruit picking in vibrant orchards, food and wine tours and more.
Let your furry friend cool off at these picturesque spots.
Only a little further out from the city, these hiking trails make the most of our national parks.
Take the long road instead and explore Perth from the rider's saddle.
Incredible beaches a short drive from the city to learn to surf at.
With hiking, swimming and camping on offer, these national parks near the city are a great way to reconnect with nature.
Get up close and personal with marine life across our city
Luckily for local dog-owners, Perth is home to an array of beautiful walking trails, tracks and loops that are begging to be explored by four-legged friends.
Great places to go kayaking around Perth.
Everything from dolphins and sea lions to penguins and turtles
The best food trucks, vans and makeshift kitchens popping up across the city this summer.
From whale-watching adventures to epic hikes, experience the range of activities and sights WA has to offer.
Hardcore hikes with spectacularly rewarding views.
WA activities that are guaranteed to get your heart rate up.
Explore a regional city with great bars, restaurants, a vibrant arts scene and bountiful bays and estuaries.
Picturesque pools, thermal springs, lakes, lagoons and falls to swim in WA.
View a record-breaking dam mural, award-winning wineries and thousands of gnomes on this day trip.
A collection of iconic drives throughout north, central and southern Western Australia.
The Kimberley is one of Australia’s last frontiers - and there are two ways to see it that are both very different.
Get the lowdown on one of the world's whale-watching hotspots
How abseiling, bush camping and suspended painting platforms helped create the world's largest dam mural.
Eerie spots across the state where you can get a unique glimpse of local history.
Take a deep dive over WA's fascinating coral gardens, schools of fish and untouched reefs.
With miles of coastline, WA has some stunning spots to explore underwater
Fill your next trip with gorge hiking, drift snorkelling, off-roading and turtle-watching.
10 epic beach fishing spots for West Aussie anglers to explore.
Epic WA road trips that are guaranteed to get some West Aussie dirt on your tyres.
Whether you’re travelling with your surfboard, your dog or your fishing rod, there’s bound to be an Esperance beach for you.
Stargazing hotspots that are far from light pollution so you can take in the horizon.
There are plenty of reasons to stay local and get to know ‘Busso’ a bit better.
Grab the pooch, the leash and your walking shoes and get ready to hit these trails.
Celebrate local producers, winemakers and farm-to-gate vendors on these epic food trails.
Busselton's wide range of fun attractions make it one of WA’s premier holiday destinations for the entire family.
Unwind in luxury, explore the spectacular landscape or get to know the locals.
Walking trails, tracks and pathways with extraordinary views.
Hikes travelling deep into some spectacular WA countryside for between two to seven days.
Under-the-radar beaches between Perth and Margaret River that are worth a visit.
Experience unique family-friendly adventures in the Dampier Peninsula.
Drive, ride and walk to view these colourful trails around the state.
Skywalks, viewing platforms and lookouts across the State to explore.
Whether you prefer to snorkel, fish, or swim, there’s bound to be a beach in Albany that takes your fancy.
WA's network of mountain bike trails continues to grow
Try a sourdough class, adventure wine tour or glass making workshop on your next visit.
Be it sculptures, statues, museums or roadside icons, it's clear we do things bigger in the West.
From an old picture-theatre-turned hotel to a forest-lined swimming hole.
With over 500 fish species and some of WA's most vibrant coral, Exmouth is home to an array of world-class snorkelling sites.
Everything from rugged cliffs and sweeping bays to tourist drives and pristine national parks.
From beautiful beaches and hiking trails to sandalwood shopping and shipwreck diving.
Western Australians have front-row seats for some of the best stargazing locations on the planet.
Up close and personal with the Coral Coast's remarkable creatures of the deep
Top locations from Ningaloo Reef to Bremer Bay
The beaches, bays and lagoons worth exploring underwater.
A round-up of working WA stations that are opening their doors to share authentic outback experiences.
Everything from rooms of miniature soldiers to a café filled to the brim with Coca Cola merchandise.
Get a behind-the-scenes look and taste of some world-class fresh produce.
10 reliable off-shore fishing spots across the state to cast a line at.
From beaches and bays, to forests and food.
A slice of country living the whole family can enjoy.
WWII airplanes, tiny cabins and glamping domes. When it comes to quirky accommodation, WA leaves no stone unturned.
Fishing, kayaking, swimming, snorkelling and diving just steps from your accommodation.
Uncover the wonders of Christmas Island and Cocos Keeling Islands.
A round-up of craters that date back hundreds of millions of years.
From archaeological fossils to Indigenous Dreamtime rock art, there's plenty to explore in WA's underground.
Flowing falls scattered from Broome to Walpole that are worth a visit.
Try something a little different during your next WA holiday by visiting these lesser-known gems.
A look at some of the world's oldest rock art
Enjoy a home away from home along some of WA's most picturesque and secluded waterways.
Some of the best surf breaks in WA that you can only reach in a four-wheel drive
Check out some of our State's wacky wonders.
Coastal trails and mountain tracks make Albany a hiker's dream.
Find wreath flowers, everlastings and donkey orchids along this vibrant self-drive trail.
The inside story behind WA's most haunted places.
7 natural wonders that are rare or unique to WA.
The best public art in WA you can see without paying a cent.
Picture-perfect pools, waterfalls, caves and dunes across the State.
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