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It’s isolated from the rest of Australia. It has the amazing beaches of the Indian Ocean, and the great wines of the Swan Valley. A trip to Rottnest Island is never far, and we have some of the best pubs and restaurants.
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City Garden Café
Start your day off right with breakfast at the charming City Garden Café. This little garden café uses only organic ingredients from local farms to put together its mouthwatering menu. Be sure to try the spelt pancakes covered with yogurt, fresh berries and maple syrup.
This is a hearty meal that will give you the fuel necessary to tackle a busy day of adventure in Perth. They have some of the best organic coffee in the city as well. The best part about City Garden Café is that everyone who works here is a volunteer. This non-profit enterprise raises money for good causes.
After fueling up at City Garden Café, head out to the Perth Zoo to experience one of the best animal experiences on the planet. The Perth Zoo is home to more than 1,300 animals that come from 230 different species.
They have many different sections of the zoo that feature specific types of animals. The African Savannah exhibit is the most popular. The Asian Rainforest and Nocturnal House areas are also big attractions.
The biggest area is reserved for the native Australian animals. All of the unique neatest creatures that make up Australian wildlife are present.
The Tuck Shop Café
All of that walking around the Perth Zoo will get you hungry again, so head on over to The Tuck Shop Café to recharge your batteries. This place serves gourmet-quality food at reasonable prices.
If you are hungry, order the savory pie of the day to fill you up. It is always changing, but the savory pies they make are universally enormous and delicious.
They also make some fantastic bruschetta, meatball sandwiches, hand cut chips and excellent coffee. They do a good job of getting customers food to them quickly during the busy rush hour, so don’t worry about wasting much time.
The Kings Park and Botanic Garden is one of the most popular attractions in Perth. The gardens are always ranked by experts as the best in Australia, and many garden experts consider them to be among the most beautiful gardens in the world.
There are acres of open green space to spread out in, allowing visitors to enjoy the beautiful scenery with a blanket and some good company.
The views from the park out over Perth are breathtaking. Be sure not to miss the guided tour at Kings Park that give visitors a better understanding of Aboriginal history and culture. The best part is that Kings Park and Botanic Gardens is free to all.
Amuse is always mentioned in the top ten lists of the best restaurants in Perth, and it is the best place to enjoy the fine dining that the city is famous for.
Try one of the tasting menus that come complete with wine pairings to have one of the best eating experiences of your life. Be sure to leave time to linger as the tasting menus usually take a couple hours to complete. Everything is perfect here, including the décor, ambience, staff and food.
This will be your most memorable meal in Perth, perhaps the most memorable meal of your life.
After a gourmet meal at Amuse, the perfect way to end the day is taking in a concert performance by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.
The Perth Concert Hall has perfect acoustics, and the orchestra is amazing. It is also highly recommended to see them when they perform outdoors under the stars at Langley Park.
This is a free concert that attracts huge crowds. It is always a highlight of a trip to Perth for those lucky enough to catch it.