Welcome to Perth!

Nestled on the banks of the stunning Swan River, Perth is amongst the top travel destinations of the world.

Joining the heavyweights with recent urban developments, Perth is brimming with foodie festivals, major exhibitions, sporting events, music and theatre.

Exciting things are happening, come and explore Perth city.

Image Credit - Visitperth

Access Perth

FLIGHTS

There are 18 international, 12 domestic and regional and 4 general aviation airlines that operate at Perth Airport, connecting travellers to more than 110 destinations around Australia and overseas. Perth Airport operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is one of Australia’s closest airports to South East Asia, Europe and Africa.

Download the Perth Airport App to access live flight information and status updates, plan your trip to and from the airport, easily book parking and more.

Free City Transport

There is a Free Transit Zone (FTZ) within Perth City on any form of public transportation at all times. Within the CBD, Transperth CAT buses offer a free and convenient means of getting around the city.

View the CAT map and timetable

Getting Around Perth

Taxis

Taxis are plentiful in Perth with dedicated ranks available throughout the CBD, major shopping hubs and entertainment precincts. A taxi fare from Perth Airport terminals to the CBD is around $43 (approximately 20 mins one-way).

Swan Taxis – 13 13 30
Black & White Taxis – 13 10 08
Yellow Cabs – 13 19 24
Tricolour – 13 22 27
LCAB – 13 52 22

Rideshare

DiDiOla and Uber ridesharing services are available at Perth Airport.

Please wait until you have collected your luggage and are ready to leave the airport before requesting your ride through the Ola or Uber app.

There are dedicated rideshare pick-up bays within easy walking distance of each terminal. Simply follow the directions given in the app and terminal signage to the nearest rideshare pick-up bay.

Public Transport – Buses, Trains and Ferries

Transperth provides the Perth metropolitan region with bus, train and ferry public transport services. Information about accessibility, fares and timetables can be found at www.transperth.wa.gov.au.

Buses
An extensive and economical bus network provides the main transport option in Perth. Perth Busport is the CBD is a full underground station. Bus Route 40 offers the most direct route to Perth Airport and Perth City.

Ferries
The main ferry terminal is at Barrack Street Jetty in the CBD. The jetty services ferry travel to and from South Perth, Fremantle and Rottnest Island, and is the departure point for Swan Valley and river cruises.

Trains
Perth Station, Perth Underground and Elizabeth Quay Station are ;location in the hgear of the city. Clean and modern trains link Perth’s suburb.

Perth Inner City Map

Local Attractions

EAT & DRINK

Perth’s bar, restaurant and café scene is constantly evolving. Whether you fancy fine dining, casual eats, or just a drink on the way home from work, the possibilities are endless. In-fact the biggest problem you’ll have is deciding where to go first…

Western Australia is home to nine sensational wine regions, each with their own unique characteristics and qualities, including the world-renowned Margaret River and the state’s oldest wine growing region, the Swan Valley. On a tasting tour of the cellar doors, you’ll also find the perfect pairing of restaurants, as well as a growing number of award-winning boutique breweries.

Swan Valley Wine Trail

Indulge the senses with a trip to the Swan Valley. The vineyards of Western Australia’s oldest wine region invite you to sample their fruits, feast on award-winning local produce and discover local heritage.Just 25 minutes east of Perth, the Swan Valley is a world away from city life. You can reach it by road, or take the scenic route aboard a Swan River cruise from Perth’s Barrack Street Jetty. You can even winery-hop in the back of a horse-drawn wagon or chauffeured classic car.

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Images courtesy of Tourism Western AustraliaVisit Perth

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