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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Social Club
“The Art Gallery of Western Australia is a public State art gallery that is part of the Perth Cultural Centre, in Perth, Western Australia. ”
  • 91 locals recommend
“take a short stroll to the Perth Cultural Centre, which houses a number of free attractions, including the WA Museum, State Library and Art Gallery of WA. These attractions are free, but a donation is requested.”
  • 23 locals recommend
“There are several theatres in the city of Perth the largest is at William Street. Check out the web site for what's on from Opera to Comedy and everything in between. there are plenty of events for families as well as couples. Get the train to Perth station. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
“The State Gallery - has contemporary (even including WA artists now !!! :) to colonial / indigenous works/ crafts etc. Free entry / Some exhibitions have entrance fee. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“Yagan Square is a place unlike anywhere else in the city. Located in the heart of Perth’s Central Business District – within the arms of the Horseshoe Bridge between Wellington and William Streets – it is one of the city’s most popular community, meeting and celebration places.  Yagan Square is a place to have fun, meet, play, eat and shop from a showcase of Western Australia and is a hub of activity both during the day and at night with cafes, restaurants a children's play space, public art and more, providing plenty of things to see and do. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
“Perth Central Railway Station. From here you can catch a train to most destinations.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Train Station
“This station will be the base to get you to most places in Perth and surrounds. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
“The State’s key arts, cultural and educational institutions reside within the Perth Cultural Centre including: Art Gallery of Western Australia Western Australian Museum State Library of W. A.”
  • 7 locals recommend
“A local artists haunt at the Perth's Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth bar Pica is vibin' with artsy Northbridge appeal.”
  • 6 locals recommend
“ Event held annually, check website for program. Better to use public transport.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Friday nights across the summer, the centre of the city transforms into a bustling food market - just great!”
  • 7 locals recommend
“From here - you can get everywhere a train goes! If you're riding to Fremantle for a day out, sit so you can watch the ocean views and the port as you pass over the bridge as well as the 'Rainbow' sculpture made from a huge arch of sea containers that sits as a welcome statement for Freo.”
  • 1 local recommends
General Entertainment
“If you are planning a trip to Perth from mid January to mid February check out the Fringe World Festival..This is an annual event with more than 700 events at over 100 venues in Perth. A must do !!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Established in 1987, and now conveniently located in Forrest Chase, Perth, Creative Native has grown to become the largest specialist retailer of authentic, unique and contemporary Aboriginal artworks, souvenirs and gifts in Western Australia.When you buy a piece of Aboriginal art from us you can be assured you are buying from a gallery dedicated to showcasing the wonderful artwork and traditions of the Indigenous peoples of our land.”
  • 1 local recommends
“Can be found on Horseshoe Lane by Yagan Square. Great selection of different street foods - try the pork doughnuts! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Colloquial Area
“the Swan River and a jogging/bike path both meander around the Perth CBD. There are a number of historic and guided walks on offer or catch a ferry from the Pier Street Jetty for a cruise up the river or to Rottnest Island. Tip: check out the Sunday markets in the Murray Street mall from 11am - 4pm before continuing for a walk down Barrack Street to Elizabeth Quay on the water front.”
  • 17 locals recommend
  • 12 Experiences