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Things to do in Elizabeth Quay

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Perth Riverside Segway Tour

1. Perth Riverside Segway Tour

See the highlights of Perth on a 1-hour Segway tour along the city’s beautiful riverfront. Cruise along the Swan River, covering more ground than you would on a walking tour. Ride past the Perth Bell Tower and continue to the amazing new Elizabeth Quay. Explore John Oldham Park with its stunning waterfall and fountains. The tour loops back across the amazing Elizabeth Quay suspension bridge to the starting point. Tour guides are all accredited, with some having won state and national awards. Hear about the history of Perth and current events and learn about other things to do while you’re visiting the city.

Perth: Art, History, and Culture 3-Hour Walking Tour

2. Perth: Art, History, and Culture 3-Hour Walking Tour

Enjoy a leisurely walk on this guided walking tour and discover Perth's hidden gems and top sights. Learn about the city's history, street art and culture, and get top restaurant tips from your guide. Meet your friendly, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic Perth local guide and begin your tour. As you walk, hear quirky stories and fun facts about this fun city and benefit from your local guide's knowledge of the restaurant and bar scene. On the tour, visit the key landmarks of Perth including Yagan Square, London Court, The State Buildings, Stirling Gardens, and Elizabeth Quay. Discover Perth's malls, laneways, arcades, street art, and sculptures.

Perth: Coffee, Culture, and Art Tour

3. Perth: Coffee, Culture, and Art Tour

Start your day in Perth with a coffee/tea, and a dash of culture, art, and history. Discover hidden art, laneways, secret gardens, amazing cafes and learn about the local history while exploring the city. Your friendly local guide will escort you to one of the most significant structures in Perth, the State Buildings. Formerly home to the General Post Office, Land Titles Office, Treasury, and Parliament this complex contains 120 years of stories. These days, the State Buildings are home to many quality food and beverage venues. The tour will explore the heritage precinct of Perth, the old theatre district, as well as former educational precincts. Enjoy a coffee/tea at a popular local cafe (included) and enjoy wonderfully re-purposed heritage spaces. The tour concludes with a delicious treat at Elizabeth Quay, the waterfront precinct located on the tranquil Swan River. The ideal start to a Perth day.

Perth Segway 1.5 Hour Kings Park Tour

4. Perth Segway 1.5 Hour Kings Park Tour

To begin, your experienced guide will ensure that you are confident and ready to ride your Segway. Outfitted with wireless headsets,every guest will hear commentary during the 90-minute tour. Travel up Mt Eliza from the city and enter Kings Park through leafy green, bush pathways leading into an avenue of trees bearing the names of Western Australia’s fallen soldiers. Suddenly you are surrounded by natural bushland with beautiful earthy smells and clean fresh air. Birds and animals abound as you cruise through secluded parts of the park. Almost as quickly, enter open parkland with vistas overlooking the picturesque Swan River and spend some time taking amazing photos. Cruise through the Botanic gardens and on to the Boab Tree where your guide will relay stories of how the Park evolved and also future plans.  Wildflowers, which are often unique to Western Australia, are pointed out in every different shape and color. These are everywhere in the Park most of the year and especially in spring season. On your return to the city, glide along the tree filled streets revealing historical buildings and places of interest; a wonderfully relaxing ride with nothing to do but enjoy the fresh air and take in the beautiful Parklands and magnificent river views. 

Half-Day Morning Perth & Fremantle City Explorer

5. Half-Day Morning Perth & Fremantle City Explorer

This great taster tour takes place in Perth and Fremantle, and affords you the opportunity to drive around these iconic cities with various stops. Starting in Perth, the tour takes in all major attractions of the revitalized Perth CBD, passing the new state of the art Optus Stadium, Western Australian Cricket Ground (WACA), Elizabeth Quay and the Perth Mint. Then its on to Kings Park Botanical Gardens, where you will have time to explore this beautiful park or take in the stunning views from the war memorial back over the City Skyline. Continue through to the affluent Western Suburbs of Perth, known as Millionaire’s Row before passing Cottesloe Beach where the Indian Ocean sparkles. Travel on into historic Fremantle viewing the impressive facades of this heritage listed city including a brief stop. Return to Perth at approximately 12.30pm or take an optional river cruise (subject to availability) to travel back to Perth with an early afternoon arrival time.

Perth: Guided Swan River Foreshores Bike Tour

6. Perth: Guided Swan River Foreshores Bike Tour

Enjoy a sunny morning exploring the Swan River foreshore by bike. Starting from the South Perth foreshore, your friendly guide will lead you towards the causeway which will see you stopping at some hidden wetlands, learning about historical locations, and observing some beautiful bird life along the way. You will cross the Matagarup Bridge to the iconic Optus Stadium, where you can capture some amazing photos of this renowned location. At this point you will take a break to refuel and enjoy the stunning views with a cafe stop in Claisebrook Cove. After a well-earned rest, jump back on your bike and continue exploring the city side of the foreshore before arriving at the newly created Elizabeth Quay area. Finally, you will make the return journey via Perth's oldest surviving colonial building and the narrow bridge.

Perth: Perth and Fremantle City Highlights Tour

7. Perth: Perth and Fremantle City Highlights Tour

Discover Perth, the sunniest city in Australia, and the maritime city of Fremantle on a guided tour. Explore the unique flora of Kings Park, the contrasting architecture of Saint Georges Terrace, and the modern development of Elizabeth Quay. Then, marvel at Fremantle's old colonial buildings. After hotel pickup, begin your tour of Perth at Kings Park, one of the world's largest inner city parks. Take in a magnificent view of the city, Swan River, and the Darling Ranges. Enjoy some time to take a pleasant stroll through this beautiful native park and learn about the city from your guide. Next, head to downtown Perth to see the shopping and business areas as well as Saint Georges Terrace, the financial center, where you can find a contrast of old and new architecture. Continue the drive through some of the best residential areas of Perth along the Swan River to the Indian Ocean. Then, arrive at Fremantle, your final destination. Admire the old colonial buildings and discover why this City is known for its harmonious combination of culture, maritime history, and entertainment. Discover the famous market before leaving your guide and making your own way back to Perth.

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What people are saying about Elizabeth Quay

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 146 reviews

Winona was very knowledgeable and professional, a delight to be with. A very interesting tour …. History and “local stories”. It was a small group, relaxed, yet we covered a lot of ground, geographically and historically. Winona is a real asset to your company

Our guide Winona was excellent . She gave us lots of information and answered all our questions. She made it a fun and interesting tour. I left with a good understanding of Perth’s early history. Highly recommend.

Our guide Winona was great! We learned so much about Perth, she was very knowledgeable and informative!! Overall super fun taking a stroll around Perth and learning about the history and future projects.

The Perth walking tour was informative & interesting. Our guide Kristi highlighted the history and architecture of Perth.

We were given excellent instructions. Lots of fun.