Perth: Sightseeing Tour with Swan River and Fremantle

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Discover the Swan River and the historic Port of Fremantle on a local highlights tour of Perth. See areas like Kings Paek, Cottesloe Beach, and the western suburbs with a local guide leading the way.


  • This is a private tour. Flexibility is there as no others are in your booking.
  • Your local guide/driver is an accredited private tour operator for over 7 years.
  • Time is important. you get better value seeing what you want.


The tour begins at your chosen start point (hotel, cruise ship, private accommodation, airport) and determines how the day unfolds so every tour is slightly different. Essentially you would expect to see the following throughout the day: PERTH CITY centre can be a busy place on a weekday but this is not the focus of the tour. We drive through the city hub for a general orientation and find beautifully restored heritage and more contemporary buildings side by side. We move east/west across the city focussing on places of interest such as nearby multicultural northbridge with its arts & museum centres, the community oasis of Perths City Farm and east to the magnificent Perth Stadium and iconic Matagarup Bridge. KINGS PARK is one of the worlds largest botanical gardens and is magnificent all year round but especially beautiful in the spring between august - november. Views across the Swan river and city reaching back to the Perth Hills give great perspective on the overall layout of the city. THE SWAN RIVER is the beautiful naturescape which the City of Perth and the historic Port of Fremantle both share. This tour takes us back and forth between specially chosen river locations and sights only a true local can deliver. Uniquely Western Australian humour, stories and culture accompany these drives and stops. COTTESLOE BEACH (Cott) is unquestionably Perths premier seaside beach destination. Its soft white sands and deep blue waters are a favourite with locals and visitors and the nearby cafes, restaurants and bars all add to its appeal. THE RICH & FAMOUS western suburbs between the beach & the Swan river give a window into where the affluent of the city gather and we explore some of the prettiest sections the Swan river has to offer in this area. If you like architectural design in all its indulgent glory this part is or you. FREMANTLE PORT & CITY offers the oldest historical parts of the tour. Often compared to New Orleans for its ornate decorative wrought iron and deep balconies along little streets, the FREO vibe is chilled and cool. Quirky and arty displays are everywhere and we drive through the backstreets for a look at the original harbour workers cottages now refurbished and modernised but still dripping with old world charm. ADDITIONAL OPTIONS which may be included in this tour are available subject to time limitations and your interests. These could potentially include: (OPTIONAL) HISTORIC GUILDFORD & THE SWAN VALLEY. East of Perth approximately 25 minutes from Perth City is where locals enjoy the good stuff. Wine, Spirits, Beers, Ciders and great food. This addition may be included if you are interested in these things but less time would be dedicated to the main core listed above.


This is not just a drive by tour. Photo stops and walks are common throughout the day, randomly and on request. Your guide is the driver and was born and has lived in Perth and Western Australia most of his life. You will be hosted by a fifth generation 'true blue west aussie'. Australian slang language may be used (in moderation on request) Vegemite is optional. Serving suggestions and advice is free! Bottled water and umbrellas (in winter) are provided. Transport is in a very clean, new Toyota Camry Hybrid 5 seat fully air-conditioned spacious sedan. Pickup and drop off is from your designated location in the Perth or Fremantle areas.

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