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Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
One of the largest inner city parks in the world gives you more than 400 hectares to explore and stunning city views, all for free. Walk among the treetops on the Lottery West Federation Walkway. Get nearer to nature at Rio Tinto’s Naturescape. Learn about one of the oldest surviving cultures on Earth on a guided Indigenous tour. Catch a summer concert. Take a picnic, dine in at the cafes, and let the little ones loose in the playgrounds.

Perth Zoo
Perth Zoo
See more than 1,300 native and exotic animals in their natural habitats (representing more than 230 species, some rare and endangered) with a visit to the award-winning Perth Zoo. Explore its state-of-the-art African Savannah, Asian Rainforest, Nocturnal House, Australian Walkabout and world-renowned endangered species breeding programs.

Scitech Discovery Centre
Scitech Discovery Centre
Home to Australia’s largest planetarium and over one hundred hands-on exhibits, the Scitech interactive discovery centre makes science fun, with a full schedule of science performances, puppet shows and special events.

Museum of WA
Museum of WA
Your gateway to WA’s natural, cultural and social history. Wander through Perth’s grand heritage-listed buildings to discover stories, artefacts, interactive displays and activity trails. Discover dinosaur fossils and preserved native animals, or explore the ancient culture of Katta Djinoong – the first people of Western Australia.

Perth Mint
Perth Mint
Visit the world’s oldest gold mint operating from its original premises, home to the largest exhibition of gold bars on Earth and Australia’s biggest collection of natural gold nuggets. Here you can watch them pour the gold before your eyes, step on the gold scales to see how much you’re worth in gold, engrave your own medallion or pick up a souvenir from the gold store.

Swan Bell Tower
Swan Bell Tower
Play one of the largest musical instruments on Earth, or watch the professional bell ringers at work in the Bell Tower. This unique structure was custom-built to house the pre-14th century bells of Saint Martin in the Fields Church.

Caversham Wildlife Park
Caversham Wildlife Park
Enjoy cuddly and close encounters with koalas, wombats, kangaroos, quokkas, emus, farm animals and many other native animals that form one of the largest private collections of native animals in Australia. Paved pathways provide easy access for prams and wheelchairs.

Adventure World
Adventure World
Perth’s premier amusement park brings the biggest multi-million dollar thrill rides and world-class water slides to WA. There are more than 30 different rides and slides to keep big kids entertained, plus Kids Cove for younger children.

Fremantle Prison
Fremantle Prison
See 140 years of convict history unfold before your eyes as you step inside the old walls of World Heritage listed Fremantle Prison. Guided tours of the solitary cells and grounds provide a glimpse into convict life and legends, while adventure awaits in the labyrinth of tunnels plunging 20 metres beneath the prison. Or, if you’re feeling especially brave, delve into the darker side of Fremantle Prison on a spooky torchlight tour.

Rockingham dolphins, penguins and sea lions
Rockingham dolphins, penguins and sea lions
Tick your wish-list and swim with the wild bottlenose dolphins that swim in the protected bays of Rockingham, or meet their neighbours, the fairy penguins and Australian sea lions, on a glass bottom boat tour of Penguin Island and the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park

more Top 10 lists

Check out other Top 10 lists of things to do in Western Australia.