Swan River, Perth

#1 of 234 in Nature in Western Australia
Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Swan River provides an excellent venue for enjoying a sunny day in Perth. Like the locals, you can boat, fish, kayak, and swim in the clean water, or enjoy a picnic and view from the riverbanks. Various companies provide river cruises, introducing you to an ecosystem that includes water plants, fish, crabs, dolphins, osprey, pelicans, and black swans. Head upriver to the Swan Valley to tour a winery or downriver to see historic Fremantle at the river's mouth. To visit Swan River on your holiday in Perth, and find out what else Perth has to offer, use our Perth.
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  • As well as enjoying views from the Perth & South Perth foreshores and a couple of the lookouts in Kings Park, we also enjoyed a cruise on the river from Elizabeth Quay to Claisebrook Cove and return.....  more »
  • Perth is built around the Swan River; that's why it's called the Pretty City, just look at the skyscrapers reflected in the water and you'll see why. Best of all, take a boat ride from Elizabeth...  more »
  • Rowing cross Swan River. Beautiful scenery
  • Was a great day went for a boat cruise

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