Subiaco has a population of approximately 15,000 and is three kilometres from the central business district of Perth. You can stroll through beautiful Kings Park down Hay Street and walk from native bush into cosmopolitan fashion, food and coffee. The main retail area of Subiaco is one of Western Australia's finest fashion and restaurant scenes.
There's plenty of opportunity to experience every cuisine imaginable before or after an exciting day's shopping. Wander off the main roads down through the village like narrow, leafy streets of Subiaco. They hold a wealth of beautifully restored homes.
Visit the quaint Subiaco Museum and see memorabilia dating from its settlement by Benedictine monks in the 19th century and also experience a powerful meeting with local Aboriginal culture in the Noongar Room.
There's also the pleasure of exploring the grounds of the University of Western Australia and the natural beauty of the Swan River at Matilda Bay. You might also like to catch a show at the two professional performing arts centres in Subiaco: The Regal Theatre and the Subiaco Theatre Centre.
You can't visit Subiaco without experiencing the thrill of an Australian Rules football match at Subiaco Oval, the premier home of Western Australian football. Subiaco Oval also holds National Soccer League games and world rugby matches like those from the 2003 Rugby World Cup.
Subiaco offers indoor and outdoor markets, located either side of the railway line. There are a variety of crafts, antiques, homewares and souvenirs for sale. The Subiaco Station Markets are open weekends and public holidays. The Subiaco Pavilion Markets are open Thursday to Sunday and public holidays.
Subiaco has many fine restaurants, cafes and bars. The cuisine ranges from innovative local cuisine, Asian and European influenced cafes and restaurants, to popular fast food chains. There is one motel in Subiaco. Most visitors stay in central Perth or West Perth and make the short trip to Subiaco by train, car, bus or on foot.
Destinations within Perth