Why Spring is the Best Time to Visit Perth

Spring has made its way to Perth – finally! It’s time to embrace the warmer weather, peel off your woollen jumper and experience the best of Perth. Here’s what you can look forward to this season.

Wildflowers at Kings Park Festival

During the month of September, Kings Park and Botanic Garden is holding ‘the greatest wildflower show on Earth’. There’s a huge range of events and activities for all age groups to get excited about, from wildflower painting to music concerts. Find out more about Kings Park Festival here.

Photo shoot at Crawley Edge Boatshed

Perth’s most iconic photo opp can be found on the bank of the Swan River. After enjoying a stroll through Kings Park, climb down the Crawley Steps and you’ll end up at the Blue Boat House on the water’s edge (just plug ‘Crawley Edge Boatshed’ into Google Maps if you get lost). Rain, hail or shine, this is the place to visit when you need a “hello, from Perth” shot for your Insta.

Learn to surf at Scarborough Beach Surf School

There’s no time like the present to learn to surf! As the weather gets warmer, so does the ocean. Steps from Rendezvous Hotel Perth Scarborough, Scarborough Beach Surf School provides beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons. So no matter what level you’re at, you’ll have a fantastic time learning to surf on one of Perth’s most stunning beaches.

MSWA Ocean Ride

Strap on your helmet and cycling shoes, we’re going for a ride. On Sunday 26 November, thhe MSWA Ocean Ride will follow Western Australia’s stunning coastline from Fremantle to Hillarys and all money raised goes towards supporting people living with MS and all neurological conditions. Find out more about this fantastic event here.

Cuddle some kitties at The Cat Café Purrth.

If it’s raining outside, make your way to The Cat Café Purrth for an afternoon of cuddles with some furry felines. With all the kitties being rescue animals who are looking for a new family, you might just end up going home with one.  

Swimming with whale sharks

Does the idea of swimming alongside the biggest fish in the world excite you? Well, now you can tick this one off your bucket list with Leezair offering a whale Shark Adventure Tour in Ningaloo, WA. OK, so this one might not exactly be in Perth, but trust us, it’s well worth the 12-hour drive for a once in a lifetime experience.

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