Taking a trip to WA? Check out Tigerair’s Perth destination hub to start planning your itinerary.
Welcome to Perth
Home to everything from white-sand beaches to world-famous wineries, Perth combines the best of country, city and coast. And, with cheap flights available from Melbourne and Sydney, we make it easier to get there for less. Whether you’re after a beach shack in Fremantle or a flashpackers in the CBD, our guide to WA’s sun-soaked capital has you covered.
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From summer concerts to winter wine festivals, there’s always something happening on the West Coast. If you're not sure what to do in Perth during your stay, check out our guide to the city's top events and make the most of your time in town
What's on in Perth
Visiting the West Coast? Find out what's on in Perth when you’re in town with Tigerair's Perth activities guide.
Club Marine Perth International Boat Show
Held in late September each year, the Club Marine Perth International Boat Show is the largest boating event in Western Australia.
Telstra Perth Fashion Festival
For an inside look at Australia's latest trends, grab a ticket to the Telstra Perth Fashion Festival in early September.
Margaret River Gourmet Escape
If you're more of a foodie than a fashionista, skip the runway and head to the Margaret River Gourmet Escape in November.
Summerset Arts Festival
Kicking off at the end of January, the Summerset Arts Festival boasts a long list of free and cheap events that the whole family can enjoy.
Taking place in February each year, the Perth Festival is a celebration of music, dance and storytelling that attracts leading performers from around the country.
Groovin' The Moo
Featuring a stellar line-up of local and international artists, Groovin' The Moo is one of the country's most popular music festivals.
Sculpture by the Sea
Held every year in March, this free event provides beachgoers with a new perspective on Perth’s most iconic stretch of sand.
Taking over Elizabeth Quay on WA Day, the State of the Art Festival, or SOTA, is Western Australia's biggest free music festival.
Things to do in Perth
From snorkelling at Rottnest Island to wine tasting in the Swan Valley, there's plenty of things to do in Perth and its gorgeous surrounds.
Take a walk along Elizabeth Quay
Defined by the 29-metre tall Spanda sculpture towering over the Swan River, Elizabeth Quay is a stylish waterfront precinct that should be at the top of your list of things to do in Perth. After an afternoon on the boardwalk, grab something sweet from Gusto Gelato and find a spot to watch the sunset or, if you're hanging around after dark, grab a cocktail at Henry's Upstairs Bar before dinner.
Get up close with animals at Perth Zoo
From African lions to dingos, Perth Zoo lets you come face-to-face with some of the world's most fascinating animals. If you're travelling with the little ones, the zookeepers offer a variety of educational programs to keep them busy throughout the day, giving you some free time to visit the enclosures at your own pace. And with suggested itineraries available online, you can plan your visit before you touch down.
Getting around Perth
To hop on, pick up a rechargeable Tap and Ride card at the nearest bus interchange.
Taxis and Rideshare
For quick trips across town, it’s easy to find a taxi in the CBD during the day.
if you’d prefer to move at your own pace, we can arrange a cheap car hire for your stay.
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