West Coast Australia - Perth & Western Australia (PDF Chapter)
This is the Perth chapter from Lonely Planet’s West Coast Australia guidebook.
In Wadjuk country, way out west in the Indian Ocean breeze, Perth regularly attracts that most easy-going of adjectives – ‘livable’. Under a near-permanent canopy of blue sky, life here unfolds at a pleasing pace.
- stretch out on the lawn in Kings Park, with the glittering city spread out below you
- view the trove of WA art, including an Aboriginal collection, at the Gallery of Western Australia
- sip a sundowner at Cottesloe Beach in Perth after a hard day on the sand
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities & Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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