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South PerthPerth

Explore upscale South Perth: its riverfront, dining, zoo and more!

Discover the walkable area of South Perth—a scenic riverfront, a zoo and top sights like Perth Zoo.


Popular places to visit in South Perth

Perth Zoo
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Perth Zoo

4.5/5(12 reviews)

Feed the graceful giraffes, observe playful penguins, and admire the dangerous creepy crawlies and cute pouched animals that Australia is so famous for.

Old Mill
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Old Mill

Enjoy the history of this site in the center of Perth, which provides a cozy and nostalgic reminder of Australia’s farming past.

Scarborough Beach
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Scarborough Beach

4.5/5(35 reviews)

Pedestrian promenades with ocean views, fun playgrounds, shops and cafés, and of course the beach itself, make this one very popular surf beach indeed.

Hillarys Boat Harbour
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Hillarys Boat Harbour

4.5/5(30 reviews)

Stroll along the boardwalk and take in the view, play mini golf or sit down for a gourmet meal at one of Perth’s most lively marinas.

Cottesloe Beach
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Cottesloe Beach

4.5/5(51 reviews)

Ride the waves, swim in the clear water or have a picnic on the terraced lawns overlooking the ocean at one of Perth’s best family beaches.

Elizabeth Quay
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Elizabeth Quay

4.5/5(101 reviews)

An exciting new addition to the Perth riverfront, this precinct has everyone talking. There is already heaps to see and do and it’s not even finished yet.

Top things to do in South Perth

Indulgent Twilight Winery Experience in the Swan Valley
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Indulgent Twilight Winery Experience in the Swan Valley

£70
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Wave Rock & Historic York Full-Day Tour
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Wave Rock & Historic York Full-Day Tour

£104
Per adult
84% of travellers recommend
Rottnest Island Bus Tour with Ferry & Train Ride Package
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Rottnest Island Bus Tour with Ferry & Train Ride Package

£103
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Perth, Kings Park, and Fremantle Sightseeing Tour
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Perth, Kings Park, and Fremantle Sightseeing Tour

£49
Per adult
Wave Rock, Historic York, Corrigin Town & Hippo’s Yawn Cave
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Wave Rock, Historic York, Corrigin Town & Hippo’s Yawn Cave

£104
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Small-Group Perth Small Bar Tour
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Small-Group Perth Small Bar Tour

£36
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend

Top hotels in South Perth

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Metro Hotel Perth
Metro Hotel Perth
4 out of 5
61 Canning Highway, South Perth, WA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £50 per night

Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Crown Perth, Mends Street Jetty and WACA. Perth Zoo and Perth Hockey Stadium are also within 3 mi ...

3.9/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"Very friendly staff. Very clean room and during this very difficult times we are challenging everything was great."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar 2020

Metro Hotel Perth
The Peninsula Riverside Serviced Apartments
The Peninsula Riverside Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
53 South Perth Esplanade, South Perth, WA
The price is £102 per night

Situated on the riverwalk, this apartment building is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Perth Zoo, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Perth Convention Exhibition Centre (PCEC) and ...

4.4/5Excellent! (657 reviews)

"Great location and friendly check in. Comfy couch and bed, although only a queen size. Noise from people moving around upstairs on wooden floors was annoying when trying to sleep. The shower is tiny and the bathroom definitely needs an upgrade."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2020

The Peninsula Riverside Serviced Apartments
Lodestar Waterside Apartments
Lodestar Waterside Apartments
4 out of 5
29 Melville Parade, South Perth, WA
The price is £68 per night

Situated on the waterfront, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Old Mill (Shenton's Mill) and Old Mill Theatre. Perth Zoo and Swan Brewery are also ...

4/5Very Good! (416 reviews)

"The location was excellent, easy walk to Ferry, Restaurant, Zoo, Kings Park etc."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Lodestar Waterside Apartments
Comfort Apartments South Perth
Comfort Apartments South Perth
3.5 out of 5
281 Mill Point Rd, South Perth, WA
The price is £81 per night

Situated in the suburbs, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Old Mill Theatre, WACA and Kings Park War Memorial. Swan River Foreshore Trail and ...

4.3/5Excellent! (72 reviews)

"Didn’t like the noise above, we stayed on the ground floor but heard heavy movements upstairs. Noises most of the Night."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

Comfort Apartments South Perth
Quest South Perth Foreshore
Quest South Perth Foreshore
4 out of 5
22 Harper Terrace, South Perth, WA
The price is £109 per night

Situated on the riverwalk, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Old Mill Theatre and Perth Zoo. Elizabeth Quay and Perth Convention Exhibition ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (46 reviews)

"Kitchenette is fabulous. Nice and clean and new and right next to 24hr IGA."…"

Reviewed on 25 May 2020

Quest South Perth Foreshore
High Tor Apartment 75
High Tor Apartment 75
3.5 out of 5
75/154 Mill Point Road, South Perth, WA

Situated in South Perth, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Mends Street Jetty and Perth Zoo. Elizabeth Quay and Kings Park and Botanic Garden ...

High Tor Apartment 75

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Burswood is popular for its abundant dining options, and if you're looking for more to see and do, you might think about a trip to Crown Perth or Optus Stadium.

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