There are a range of things to do in Perth's suburbs, among its many wildlife and adventure parks, and vineyards. The adventure parks include Adventure World and Bungee in Briba Lake, and Cable Water Park in Spearwood.
Heading North of the city you'll come to Wembley where you can relax with the swans around Lake Monger. Perth's aquarium is Underwater World with plenty to keep you occupied. If you'd prefer to be above ground visit the Australian animals at Caversham Wildlife Park in West Swan. Alternatively, to buy Australian produce and see shows, go to Tumbulgum Farm in Armadale. Several vineyards are scattered along the river in Swan Valley, which offer tasting and sales.
If you head out of the city you can see amazing views of the city and surrounding areas. For great views visit Kings Park, and its Botanic Gardens. You can see a range of bushland, and Western Australian plants and wildflowers during spring. The park is a great place to walk and cycle, and also offers guided walks.
Another popular place to visit from Perth is Mundaring, set within the beautiful Darling Range. There are plenty of walking trails in the Darling Range around the pretty Lake Leschenaultia and the John Forest National Park. You can also visit the wonderful Araluen Botanic Garden, which offers some excellent floral senery and waterfalls.
If you don't have your own transport many companies offer tours to the various parks and wineries. Other tour companies offer travel to Perth's surrounding lakes and national parks. You can also head further afield to the Pinnacles and Wave Rock. There are also several cruises to watch the whales and dolphins.
Perth also has lots of beaches to choose from, many being great surfing beaches. These include City, Cottesloe, Floreat, Leighton, Port, Scarborough, Swanbourne and Trigg Island, although several can get quite rough at times. For calmer beaches head to Como, Crawley or Peppermint Grove.
Destinations within Perth