Real Estate Perth
Perth, Western Australia is located on the western edge of the Australian continent. Summer starts in December and winter starts in June.
Perth City is at the edge of the Swan River, which links via the Port/City of Fremantle, to the Indian Ocean. It is a lovely, vibrant city with a relaxed lifestyle.
Perth and Western Australia boast some of the best beaches in the world and exciting fishing spots off the coast.
City of Perth Parking provides convenient car parking facilities right around the city – just look for the distinctive City of Perth Parking signs.
Pick up your free guide to city parking from City of Perth Customer Service Centre or Information Kiosk, or view the map.
CAT, Bus and Train Services
Getting around the City of Perth need not cost a cent. The modern CAT buses running on three routes are a free service providing convenient travel around the city. CAT bus stops have distinctive stands and real-time passenger information that tells you when the next bus is due.
A Free Transit Zone (FTZ) also operates within the City of Perth boundaries. You can travel on any Transperth bus or train within the boundary limits for free.
FTZ signposts are displayed on the route limits. For travel outside the FTZ, you may purchase a ticket from the driver or purchase a Multirider from most newsagencies.
For trains, the FTZ boundaries are City West on the Fremantle line and Claisebrook on the Midland and Armadale lines.
Tickets may be purchased from machines at each train station, or you can validate your Multirider before entering the train.
For further information, visit the Transperth offices at Plaza Arcade, Perth City Busport, Wellington St Busport and Perth Railway Station or contact Transperth.
Transperth 13 6213 www.transperth.wa.gov.au
Perth Tram Company and CitySightseeing Perth are two services providing tourist-oriented transport around the city's popular sights.
CitySightseeing Perth 9203 8882 www.citysightseeing.com.au
Perth Tram Company 9322 2006 www.perthtram.com.au
Designated taxi ranks are located around the central city for safe and convenient travel. Supervised taxi ranks operate in Northbridge on Friday and Saturday nights. Taxis may also be hailed on the street or ordered by telephone. Two of Perth’s major taxi companies are:
Swan Taxis 13 1330 www.swantaxis.com.au
Black & White Taxis 13 1008
Cycling and walking
Perth has a comprehensive network of cycle and dual-use paths. One of the most popular routes for leisure cyclists and walkers is a circuit around the Swan River at the doorstep of the city.
Many riverside routes are clearly signposted and detailed cycle maps can be obtained from most metropolitan bicycle retailers.
Access for people with disabilities
The City is working to ensure an accessible city for all people. The City of Perth Access Maps publication contains useful information about parking, public transport, pedestrian access and accessible conveniences.
This publication can be requested from the City of Perth or view maps.
Here are just a few places that a tourist should visit if they come to Perth.
Swan Bell Tower
Perth is a magical city to send a holiday at. With its beautiful climate, laid-back lifestyle and friendly people, you can't go wrong. Perth is an ideal home base to make, if you are planning to visit some of Western Australia's other spectacular tourist destinations.
Being a modern cosmopolitan city, Perth has all sorts of different restaurants to have a wonderful meal at.
There is also plenty to do in and around Perth city.
You can go see the beautiful views of the city skyline at King Park, go to for a walk in Fremantle, go wine tasting in the Swan Valley or visit Rottnest Island, just to mention a few places.
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