Perth is a city in the state of Western Australia, Australia. It is the capital and most populous city in the state of Western Australia, Australia. Perth is the one of the largest and fourth populous cities in Australia. The area of the city is 6418 sq. km and the population is 1.696 million people. It was founded on 12th January, 1829. Perth is the home for the state’s parliament, supreme court and many other state government bodies. Many mining companies have their regional headquarters in the city of Perth. In this article, we have provided 10 must to visit tourist attractions in Perth.

Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Perth for Tourism

1. Kings Park

Kings Park is situated in the city of Perth, Western Australia. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Perth. It is located in the Central Business District with an area of 1003 acre of land. It is one of the larger inner city parks in the world. The park is visited by more than 5 million visitors and it is also a major tourist destination in Perth. Kings Park hosts “Kings Park Festival’ each year in September. The park was founded on 10th August, 1895. The 18 hectare botanic gardens known as Western Australian Botanic Gardens is situated within the park with more than 2000 species to display the fauna of Australia.

Kings Park, Perth
Kings Park, Perth

2. Art Gallery of Western Australia

The Art Gallery of Western Australia is an art gallery situated in the city of Perth, Western Australia. It was established in the year 1895 and having 15,500 art works. Government of Western Australia is the owner of Art Gallery of Western Australia. More than 3,50,000 people visits the gallery every year. The Western Australian Museum and State Library of Western Australia are also located nearer to the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

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Art Gallery of Western Australia Perth

3. Aquarium of Western Australia

Aquarium of Western Australia is situated in the City of Perth, Western Australia, Australia. It is one of the largest aquariums in Australia and having underwater walk-through tunnels. It is a privately owned aquarium and was opened on 13th April, 1988. The aquarium is operating from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. It contains the exhibits like Coral Reef, Far North Coast, Shipwreck Coast, Perth Coast. It contains more than 400 species and has the capacity to hold 4 million liters of water.

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Aquarium of Western Australia Perth

4. Adventure World

Adventure World is a theme park situated in the city of Perth, Western Australia. It was opened on 13th November, 1982 with 13 hectares of land. The timing of the park is 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and remain closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. The park is located 20 km far from Central Business District in Bibra Lake. Adventure World contains 36 rides including 2 roller coasters, 16 water rides.  Dragon Express, Abyss, Aqua Super 6 Racer, Tunnel of Terror, Bounty’s Revenge, Sky Lift are some of the major rides in the park.

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Adventure World Perth

5. Yanchep National Park

Yanchep National Park is a park situated 42 kilometers north to the city of Perth, Western Australia. It was established in 1957 with an area of 28.76 sq. km of land. Department of Environment and Conservation is the managing authority of the park. It contains the diverse range of flora and fauna. We can find the Cats paw and Kangaroo paw within the park. The cultural and educational programmes are also offered by the park. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Perth.

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Yanchep National Park Perth

6. WACA Ground

WACA Ground is a cricket and sports ground situated in the city of Perth, Western Australia. It has a capacity of 24500 audience at a time. The owner of the stadium is Western Australian Cricket Association. The games like Australian Rules Football, Rugby, Baseball and many other games are also played. The stadium was established in the year 1890 and first test match was played between Australia and England in the year 1970. The name of stadium was kept WACA in honour of it’s owner and management Western Australian Cricket Association.

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WACA Ground Perth

7. Serpentine National Park

Serpentine National Park is situated in the city of Perth, Western Australia, Australia. It is 55 kilometers from the Perth and located on the Darling Scrap. The timing of the park is 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and remain closed on Saturday and Sunday. The park was established in the year 1957 with an area of 43.87 sq. km. The most popular tourist attractions in the Serpentine Park is Serpentine Falls and Serpentine Dam. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Perth.

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Serpentine National Park Perth

8. Shoalwater Islands Marine Park

The Shoalwater Islands Marine Park  is a marine park located in Perth, Western Australia. The area of the park is 65 sq. km. The Island also includes other small islands, namely, Penguin Island and Seal Island. It was established on 25th May, 1990. WA Department of Environment and Conservation and WA Department of Fisheries are the managing authorities of the park.

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Shoalwater Islands Marine Park Perth

9. Floreat Beach

Floreat Beach is a beach located in the city of Perth, Western Australia. It is next to the City Beach and located on the West Coast Highway. The Floreat Beach is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Perth. In front of the beach, a cycle path is located for cyclists as well as carpark for the car owners. A grassed area and boardwalk are also located in front of the beach.

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Floreat Beach Perth

10. 108 St Georges Terrace

The 108 St George Terrace is a tower located in the city of Perth, Western Australia. Formerly it was known as the Bond Tower and Bankwest Tower. It cost $120 million for the construction of the tower. The construction of the tower was started in 1981 and completed in 7 years. The tower contains 50 floors with 15 lifts. It was designed by the architect Cameron Chisholm Nicol. It is also one of the most popular tourist attractions in Perth.

Related Article: 10 Must to Visit Tourist Places in Melbourne

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108 St Georges Terrace Perth

Article first published on April 11, 2015.

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