Saltlake Rottnest IslandPerth is more than just about white sandy beaches and sunny weather. This western Australian city is a living postcard that offers the best views and attractions from the Land Down Under. It has an enormous sculpted natural bushland, perfect for family picnics and cultural tours. It is the best Australian destination if you want to have a relaxing holiday break.

Here are a few of the most popular destinations in Perth:

Rottnest Island

This Perth main island getaway is perfect for a family vacation or relaxing holiday. Rottnest Island has crystal blue beaches ideal for swimming, surfing, fishing, and boating. Many tourists in the island take a cycling tour to visit some the island’s heritage sites. You can visit the Rottnest Museum as well, to learn more about the island’s history or take a roundtrip ferry from Perth to Fremantle and enjoy family-oriented activities.

Swan Valley

A trip to the Swan Valley can give you access to excellent gourmet food, wines, and calming river sceneries. There are many tours to choose from to explore the wonders of the place. Cycling, horse riding, and tour coach are all available to let tourists witness the charming views of Swan Valley and its lush wineries.

Cottesloe Beach

This family-friendly beach takes pride in its clear turquoise water and soft white sands. The beach is renowned for its relaxed lifestyle, making it a popular holiday destination for Perth locals. It is an excellent place to watch the sun set over the Indian Ocean. The affordable Cottesloe accommodation makes the place perfect for short-term holidays.

Monkey Mia

If you love interacting with dolphins, Monkey Mia is the best place to visit. Apart from dolphins, you can see turtles, sharks and dugongs through a wildlife spotting cruise.  Some of the popular activities include snorkelling, diving, culture bushwalks, boating, and camel rides.


This popular Perth destination has refreshing ambiance with plenty of shops, cafes, and pubs. It has the largest collection of heritage-listed buildings such as the Fremantle Prison, The Western Australian Maritime Museum, and Fremantle Tram Tour. It has a relaxed outdoor lifestyle with a perfect weather locals and visitors truly enjoy.

Have the best holiday with these relaxing holiday destinations. Invite family, friends, or just wander by yourself and experience all the wonders of Perth.

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