Posts Tagged Perth Sightseeing
Have you ever been to Perth? If no then let me tell you that it is a lively city with a lot of tourists’ attractions and places. Perth is popular among tourists for its walking and helicopter tours. Isn’t it great? Yes absolutely. Let’s have a closer look in to the tourists’ attractions in Perth.
Perth Zoo is an exciting place to visit as it provides you a chance to see wildlife in natural habitat settings. Here you can see different kinds of animals like Koalas, Kangaroos, Dingoes and reptiles. This zoo boasts of having Rainforest animals as well as a Nocturnal House and World of Birds. Locals and tourists both come here to have a picnic and enjoy themselves by cooking barbeque food on the available facilities. You can also have a meal or snacks from Zoo Cafe. Summer months are the best to visit this zoo as special events are also held here such as evening concerts.
Perth Helicopter Tours
If you want to see spectacular views of this city from high above, you can enjoy helicopter tours that are arranged in Perth. These helicopter tours are arranged by different companies providing a chance to see main areas of city including Swan River, Sunset Coast, Fremantle and Kings Park etc.
Burswood Park is only five minutes from the city center and offers great location and recreational activities. People visit this park for picnics, barbeques, cycling, jogging and relaxing themselves under sun on Perth foreshore. Some other attractions in the park include Swan Fountain, the Swan Shell, natural bird life and facilities of barbeque. The park is also featured with a heritage trail which shows history by way of bronze sculptures. For kids, playgrounds are also available for their enjoyment and recreation.
Perth Bell Tower
The Swan Bell Tower was opened in December 2000 and since then it has been one of the most popular attractions of Perth. It is featured with 18 bells and hence it is the largest ringing instrument in world. These bells were actually given as a gift to City of Perth to celebrate Australian Bicentennial. The Swan Bell tower consists of green glass spire which is surrounded by copper ‘sails’. It is an immense pleasure watching this tower.
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Being Perth’s most popular attraction, Kings Park and Botanic Garden is made up of over 400 hectares of parkland and gardens. This park is set high on Mt Eliza providing awe-inspiring views of Swan River and the city itself. This park boasts of having native plants species and around 80 species of birds. It is a great place for picnics, walking, cycling and watching breathtaking views of city. A number of events including outdoor concerts and outdoor moonlight cinema are held here along with the Kings Park Wildflower festival that takes place in spring every year.
Allan Green Conservatory
Allan Green Conservatory is a large glass pyramid which is a popular tourist attraction. Esplanade lawns in this conservatory have a collection of colorful exotic flowers and plants which are kept and grown in controlled environment.
These were some most popular and important sites of Perth which are extremely attractive and tempting so if you want to spend your holidays at some beautiful location, visit Perth.