Eating, Shopping, Places to see

Eating

With many great eating places all around Perth there is so much for your taste buds to explore. With fantastic quality and affordable prices V Burger Bar is just down the road from IIBT. It will not only satisfy hunger but also provides a street front view to enjoy with your friends.

Venturing into Perth City, then Jamie’s Italian is the place to be. With its modern design and the exceptional menu it is one of the best eats in town.

Want something even closer to enjoy on your break? Just across the road from campus there is Taro Taro Taiwanese Tea, Desserts and Snacks. Very affordable with a large range of both sweet and savoury options that will defiantly meet expectations. Plus check out their Facebook page for daily specials.

Within meters of the campus front door you will also find a great selection of Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Thai, Italian and Western tasting restaurants and cafes.

For an app that will show you restaurants in your location, Urbanspoon will be able to give you updates, addresses and reviews for wherever you are.

Jamie’s Italian
140 William Street
Perth, WA
www.jamieoliver.com/italian/australia/perth

V Burger Bar
12/910 Albany Highway
East Victoria Park, WA
www.vburgerbar.com.au

Taro Taro
Shp 2/ 393 Albany Highway
Victoria Park, WA
http://www.urbanspoon.com/c/338/Perth-restaurants.html

 

Shopping

Just outside the campus you will find a huge selection of food and general shopping stores. From Asian grocers, butchers, cafes, super markets and specialty stores.

Perth CBD is also great for shopping. You can find an amazing range of shopping stores along Murray Street and Hay Street. Plus it is so easy to travel to along the Perth train lines and bus routes. With only a 2 minute walk from the Perth Transport station.

http://visitperthcity.com/location/murray-street-mall

Water Town is Perth’s factory outlet for all the major stores. With factory low prices there is something for everyone, from fashion to sunglasses to shoes!! Plus its easy to travel to if you travel along the Fremantle train line and disembark at ‘City West’ train station.

Walk to your left for approximately 1 minute. The centre is also located close to central Perth train station; a 20 minute walk down Wellington Street will get you to Water Town or catch the FREE Yellow CAT bus.

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Places to see

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, Perth Zoo or just take a stroll along the Swan River.

Fremantle

The historic port City of Fremantle is 30 minute 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.

The Coral Coast

This region starts at Cervantes, at the unique rock formations of the Pinnacles and stretches as far north as Exmouth, home of the internationally renowned Ningaloo reef. This amazing area is great for diving and fishing all year round with a variety of spectacular reefs and marine life, white sandy beaches and warm turquoise waters. The region offers amazing experiences and interactions with marine life, including meeting the dolphins of Monkey Mia, sea lions, manta rays, dugongs and humpback whales Inland is just as exciting, as carpets of wildflowers burst into colour during the wildflower season.

The North West

Australia’s North West is one of the world’s last true wilderness areas and home to The Kimerly. The seaside town of Broome forms the southern gateway to this spectacular region with the breathtaking 22km stretch of Cable Beach From Broome, venture into red-earth country and experience an authentic Aussie outback adventure by four wheel drive, take a scenic flight over extraordinary rock formations and magnificent waterfalls, or cruise through the inland waterways that permeate the region. Highlights include the Bungle Bungle Range, the rocky landscapes of Karijini National Park, the many ancient gorges featured along the Gibb River Road, and Lake Argyle – an inland sea.

The Golden Outback

A place of vast clear skies, theatrical landscapes, encounters with Aboriginal communities and visits to settlements built by gold rush pioneers in places like

Kalgoorlie

Driving is an activity in itself rather than a means to an end and camping under the stars is a mystical experience. Enjoy the laid back atmosphere of rural life among grandiose heritage buildings, friendly pubs and hospitable farm-stays.