About Perth

Perth is the capital of Western Australia and enjoys more hours of sunshine than any other capital city in Australia. It is famous for its warm, sunny, Mediterranean climate, clear blue skies and over 80km of beautiful white sandy beaches.

Perth has an exciting nightlife, bustling markets, inner city parks, plenty of riverside and beachside restaurants and cafes and a huge range of outdoor activities and experiences to enjoy. There is excellent shopping in and around Perth and the locals are renowned for their friendliness.


Western Australia has the fastest growing economy in the country and the economic boom has created well-paid career opportunities for both graduates and students.

Exploring the City

There is something for everyone in the City of PERTH. You can Explore the lush gardens and parklands in KINGS PARK whilst enjoying the majestic Perth city and river views. Or you can visit some of the city’s top attractions, like the PERTH MINT, THE BELLTOWER, the MUSEUM and ART GALLERY or the PERTH ZOO.

It’s easy to get around on the free CAT buses or take a GUIDED TOUR or explore in your own time Get some retail therapy and go SHOPPING in Perth city malls, King Street or at the factory outlet centre HARBOUR TOWN.

Enjoy the beautiful SWAN RIVER – walk along the banks, hire a bike, take a cruise or for a thrilling ride go jet-skiing or parasailing.

Explore the trendy OUTER SUBURBS surrounding Perth City centre or enjoy a relaxing drink or a delicious meal in one of Perth's many local BARS AND  RESTAURANTS.


The historic port City of FREMANTLE is 30 minutes drive from the Perth CBD and is a lively mix of bars, pubs, restaurants, you can also cycle to Fremantle from Perth along the picturesque Swan River.

Rottnest Island

You can get to “ROTTO” by ferry from Fremantle, Hillary’s Boat Harbour or Perth City. Hire a bike and ride around the Island to discover the many sheltered bays and pristine beaches or take a free guided walking tour to learn about the history of this beautiful Island.

Swan Valley

IIBT is located on the doorstep of the SWAN VALLEY 25 minutes east of Perth City. Here you’ll find vineyard wine tastings cafes and restaurants in pristine natural bush, olive groves, a CHOCOLATE FACTORY, fresh produce stalls, wildlife, markets the list goes on and on.

More Information

There are many ways to EXPERIENCE PERTH and other THINGS TO SEE AND DO throughout Western Australia.