The Experience Perth region centres on Western Australia's capital of Perth, which sits beside the widest stretch of the meandering Swan River. Boasting some of the country's best beaches, plenty of nightlife, bustling markets, inner city parks, outdoor dining and amazing marine adventures, Perth has all the essential ingredients for a great holiday.
Experience Perth has an excellent network of roads. All major car hire companies have an office in Perth or at the airport.
Transperth operates buses, trains and ferries in Perth. The CAT bus service in the inner city is free, as are all buses within the Central Business District (CBD). A regular ferry service operates between the city and South Perth. Train lines operate from the city connecting to Armadale, Thornlie, Midland, Fremantle and Clarkson.
Great Southern Rail and Transperth operate interstate and intrastate service from the East Perth Railway Terminal including the famous Indian Pacific from Sydney. Witness the beauty of delightful vineyards, river lands and the expansive, table-top flatness of the Nullarbor Plain, travel on through the goldfields, rolling wheat lands and the hills surrounding the Avon River before pulling into Perth.
The port city of Fremantle is becoming increasingly popular with cruise lines with a growing number of passenger ships calling in each year. For information on cruise ship schedules, visit Fremantle Ports.
Perth is served by many international airline carriers, many of which fly non-stop to Perth from destinations such as Singapore, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Jakarta, Denpasar, Auckland, Johannesburg, Tokyo and Hong Kong, Beijing and Guangzhou. Perth has excellent access from key destinations in the UK and Europe with several carriers including QANTAS, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Emirates operating one-stop flights on a daily basis. There are multiple daily non-stop flights from other Australia capital cities including Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane and daily connections to many other domestic ports.