Crown Perth which is also called Burswood Island Casino, Burswood Island Complex and Burswood Entertainment Complex, is a resort and casino located close to the Swan River. The resort consists of a casino, a convention centre with meeting rooms, theatre and two ballrooms along with 32 restaurants and bars, a nightclub and recreational facilities. It also features three hotels: the 405-room Crown Metropol Perth, the 291-room Crown Promenade Perth and the 500-room luxury hotel Crown Towers Perth, which was opened in December 2016.
Elizabeth Quay is a mixed-use development project in the Perth central business district. Located on the north shore of Perth Water and centred on the landmark Swan Bells, it is named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II.
Kings Park is one of the world’s largest and most beautiful inner city parks. It is rich in Aboriginal and European history, contemporary culture and offers innovative design, displays and services. Kings Park has an international reputation for scientific research, leading horticulture, conservation and public education.
From the icy-cold waters of the Southern Ocean to the tropical wonderland of coral reefs in the Far North, AQWA takes you on an underwater journey to discover the facinating and unique marine life of Western Australia.
Highlights of your journey include:
AQWA is Perth’s must see attraction, located just 20 minutes north of the city at Hillarys Boat Harbour.
Open daily from 10am – 5pm.
Gloucester Park is a harness racing course in Perth, Western Australia. In the suburb of East Perth, the oval course is adjacent to the WACA. The track is lit, and Friday night pacing events are popular.
The Western Australian Trotting Association have used Gloucester Park for more than 70 years, starting with the first Inter Dominion Championship held in February 1936.
Gloucester Park has also been used for Telstra Rally Australia.
Between 1977 and 1979 Gloucester Park was used as a venue for World Series Cricket matches.
Government House is one of Perth’s most magnificent properties. Built in 1863 and set in 3.2 hectares of beautiful gardens, both the buildings and gardens are listed on the State’s heritage register.
One of Western Australia’s leading tourist attractions, The Perth Mint offers a unique combination of activities, exhibitions and demonstrations, enabling visitors to experience the astonishing allure of gold.
You can enjoy your time at the Perth Mint with activities such as:
The Western Australian Cricket Association (est.1885) is the home of cricket in Western Australia and through the WACA Museum displays the history of cricket in Western Australia and other sports played at this iconic ground.
The WACA Museum exhibits feature the great names in Western Australian, Australian and International cricket including Lillee, Bradman, Marsh, Hussey, Gilchrist, WG Grace and many more. Display rooms such as The International Room, Sir Donald Bradman Room, The Local History Room, The Bat Room and The Centenary of Federation Room feature historic memorabilia including the infamous ‘underarm’ ball.
Open Monday to Friday 10am – 3pm
Australia’s best small zoo is just 5 minutes from the Perth CBD on the banks of the Swan River. Perth Zoo is open every day of the year – in fact it has not closed for a single day since it opened back in 1898. You will need at least half-a-day to see everything Perth Zoo has to offer but Perth Zoo recommends a full day to make the most of your visit.
The Western Australian Museum provides an insight into Western Australia’s history and environment. Situated in Perth’s cultural precinct and close to public transport facilities, the Museum offers a wide range of permanent and travelling exhibitions.
International exhibitions and MuseumLink displays and events enhance the Museum’s permanent displays. Absorb the atmosphere and enjoy the contemporary, historical and cultural exhibits.
Open: daily from 9.30-5.00, excluding Wednesdays.
Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday and Anzac Day.
Through the collections and programs, the Art Gallery of Western Australia offers visitors exciting encounters with the art of Western Australia, Australian Indigenous art and the art of the world.
They place particular emphasis on their geographic position as a window on the Indian Ocean Region for Australia. Their proximity and access to many of the most exciting cultures of the world adds immeasurably to programs, exhibitions, collections and events at the State Art Gallery.