Perth, in Australia, could well be defined as a Pearl for Planet Earth due to its sheen which attracts one and all from across the globe. The nature-based experiences are the most unique ones among others and can’t be traced anywhere else in the world.
Once you land here, there is no dearth of sightseeing. Here, we take you to the 5 must-visit places in Perth…
1. Margaret River Region – The beautiful coastline, woodland forests, and pretty wine region appeals one all visiting this region. With 3-4 hours drive from South of Perth, this place has been a heaven for domestic as well international tourists. Driving along the scenic Caves Road can give a lasting memory to the tourist. Then a visit to a few wineries can again click some beautiful moments in one’s memories as the vineyards have a beautiful landscape. One can also enjoy lunch overlooking the vineyards.
2. Lake Cave or Mammoth Cave: One can also treat his eyes with enchanting beauty of age-old caves. The Lake Cave or Mammoth caves are the best places to be explored here. These are the beautiful stalactites and stalagmites’ caves. Those interested in whale-watching can also soak in the beautiful actions of these whales. Further, you can also plan a visit to Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse where you might go back to the old era when light houses had their own story to tell. The other must visit place here is Busselton Jetty where one can go downstairs to explore different varieties of fish and coral at the Underwater Observatory.
3. Kings Park and Botanic Gardens: This wide-stretched garden is just 1.5 km away drive from the city. It stands on top of the St George’s Terrace and is visited by over 6 million people every year. What makes it different is the spread of 400 hectares of parklands and botanic gardens which gives spectacular view over Perth City and the Swan River.
4. Hillarys Boat Harbour / Sorrento Quay marina: If you want to enjoy the scenic beauty of boats, then this is definitely a place to be for all travellers. Situated 20 kilometres north of Perth at the end of Hepburn Avenue, you can sit and enjoy the restaurants, cafes and bars, and book a ferry trip to “Rotto” for a deep sea fishing trip.
5. Fremantle, historic maritime city: Giving a quick peep into the historical world, Fremantle port city is situated at the bank of the Swan River. It is 30 minutes south of Perth city and can be reached by train or road. What makes it famous is its range of museums – including maritime, army, a submarine and former prisons.