Get started with Stand Up Paddling (SUP) at the beautiful sheltered waters of Mindarie Marina in Perth’s north. Lessons with Stand Up Paddle Perth are the perfect and most social way to get into the sport. Owner and chief paddler Cristiana Chessa also happens to be one of the most experienced paddlers in the state. Continue reading Get paddling with Stand Up Paddle Perth→
With the summer holiday season almost here, there’s plenty of reason for getting outdoors and exploring Perth’s magnificent coastline, rivers and the many natural wonders that Australia’s sunniest capital has to offer.
Cycling around Perth’s iconic Swan River is something everyone should do at least once. You don’t need to be Cadel Evans to cycle around the Swan. You can go fast, take it slow, take the kids or go it alone. No matter how you do it, it’s something everyone can do and it’s the best way to see the sights. Lycra’s optional, a map’s essential.
It’s about 50km to do the whole Swan River circuit. If that sounds like a lot, it’s mostly flat and unlike the Tour de France there are no mountains to conquer. You can shorten the route by using the Narrows Bridge and omit going along the South Perth foreshore and Heirisson Island. Similarly, you can extend the ride by including the Canning River and cycling along the Mt Pleasant foreshore. Adding Kings Park to the ride is also an option. Continue reading Cycling around the Swan River→
Tandem skydiving – jumping out of a plane while you’re attached to another person – is a once in a lifetime way to see Western Australia. If you are not sure if it’s a great way to spend the day, keep reading, because we’re sure you won’t be able to say no to these adventures!Continue reading Five Reasons to Jump Out of a Plane in WA→
The cooler months in Perth are great for walking trails. There are plenty of options that are a short drive away and a great way to escape the city for a day. One of the best day walks near Perth is in the Paruna Wildlife Sanctuary in the Avon Valley, about an hour’s drive east of Perth.