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Perth's favourite playground, the Swan River is a stunning waterway which winds its way from the Darling Scarp to Fremantle. This natural attraction is popular location for Perth locals and visitors to enjoy a day out boating, fishing, skiing...more
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Riverside Drive | Perth City Foreshore, Perth, Western Australia 6000, Australia
+61 432 414 887
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Reviewed yesterday

The place is so scenic, with dedicated cycle lanes and walkways. I enjoyed my leisure rides and a good full round takings lots of pictures to remember by.

Thank conquerer48
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The most beautiful river I ever seen in my entire life. It was stunning and clean. You can take more picture and beautiful city of Perth.

Thank 807mel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice clean river with no smell. Cheap ferry ride across from Perth to South Perth. Have a look around by foot or cycle. Enjoy

Thank TechMansTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Perth for six month long time ago. It was beautiful place . Good people. Swan river was the most beautiful place to spend time with your love one

Thank Atuldaimari
Reviewed 1 week ago

The swan river is one of most beautiful spots to visit. There are picnic places, long walks around the river or stop at one of the many cafe's. There is a ferry across the river from Perth city to South Perth foreshore, again a lovely...More

Thank royjean2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I find Swan River amazing. Ave watched it many times. While viewed from some locations, it's as wide as an ocean while in other areas it assumes a river appearance. The river snakes it's way from Perth Hills. Around Perth city it is can easily...More

Thank NyawiraKithinji
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a "visit your own front yard" holiday staying on the South Perth foreshore and enjoying all the adventures on offer on our beautiful river. At day it is full of activity, at night the lights of Elizabeth Quay and the city are breathtaking....More

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful and peaceful environment. strongly recommended to visit during late afternoon for the sunset.

Thank Highlander2046
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Makes for beautiful walk or bike ride along the Swan River Foreshore with a foot/cycle path all the way. Particularly in summer!

Thank SandraB6868
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a lunch cruise on the Swan River with Captain Cook cruises. It was great, just cruising, beautiful scenery, great commentary by Captain. Food was great, the staff friendly and talented too as they provided the entertainment. Kathryn, George and trainee Kierly all have...More

Thank Barbara T
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11 September 2018|
Response from AndyPrior | Reviewed this property |
Parking South Perth Free! Parking Perth side esplanade around $4 hr.... ferry is free! Tours best to prebook
17 June 2018|
Response from JeffroNZ | Reviewed this property |
Bit late, but there is a shed on the opposite side of the river from the town center which hires them out.
4 August 2016|
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Response from Sharon F | Reviewed this property |
Hi fisherman- sorry I didn't reply quickly. Yes, plenty of fishing spots all along the river. I'm not sure about restrictions but I think the new developments wouldn't encourage fishing- but that would be in the city's... More