Perth is an ideal base from which you can explore the diverse surrounding attractions. Only minutes away, you can visit wineries with sumptuous lunches, swim with wild dolphins in their natural environment, holiday on an island, and explore the colourful port city of Fremantle.
Perthis a leisure-oriented city with a temperate and tropical climate, while oceansideFremantle resonates a largely European charm. South of Perth, the Margaret River regions uniquely mellow landscape is especially attractive, supporting orchards, wineries and numerous small holiday hideaways in giant eucalypt forests. Both Albany and Esperance are attractive resort towns on the Southern Oceans rugged coastline. They make ideal bases for exploration of their adjacent national parks, with the StirlingRanges just visible from Albany.
The desert of the Nullarbor Plain extends to South Australia, while inland Kalgoorlie is the sole survivor of the once-thriving Eastern Goldfields. The north of the state is where youll discover the raw appeal of its wilderness. Shark Bay and the attractive home of the dolphins at Monkey Mia is worthwhile.É The Pilbararegion fills the states northwest with the often-overlooked gorges of the Hamersley Ranges. The NingalooReef near Exmouth offers a underwater spectacle and Broome, once the worlds pearling capital, is indeed a jewel in the rugged Northwest on the edge of the Kimberleys wilderness.
Population: 1.7 million
Size: 2,525,600 sq km
Time Zone: GMT/UTC plus 8 hours
Telephone Area Code: 08
Perth - Western Australias capital, renowned for its warm, sunny climate, pristine coastline and relaxed lifestyle. Only minutes away, beaches, vineyards, hills, an historic port city and an island wait to be explored. The City of Perthis focused on the central business district and surrounding inner city residential areas. Nestled in a picturesque natural amphitheatre, bordered by Kings Park botanical gardens and the beautiful Swan River. Visitors find the city to be clean,