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Morning Tea Walking Tour of Perth
"Time of operation: 10.00am – 12.00pmStarting point: Perth Town Hall (corner Barrack and Hay St’s Perth 6000)End point: State Buildings (Corner Barrack St and St Georges Tce Perth 6000)Start your day in Perth with a morning tea walking tour. Enjoy a coffee or tea with a dash of history culture and arts. The tour will explore the Heritage Precinct of Perth the old theatre district as well as former educational precincts. Enjoy a complimentary coffee or tea at popular local café with your guide while you immerse yourself in the wonderfully re-purposed heritage building in a forgotten area of the city. Visit secret gardens discover hidden art and visit a fine art gallery while learning some of the more interesting anecdotes about the city At the conclusion of the tour your friendly guide will then escort you to one of the most significant and newly refurbished build
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Private and Group Surfing Lessons at Scarborough
"When you arrive at Go Surf HQ located at the beautiful Brighton Beach in Scarborough you will be greeted by the professional and friendly team. Located at quieter end of Scarborough Beach means you will be avoiding crowded waters. All equipment including surfboards wetsuits and sunscreen are provided so all you need to bring is yourself and a pair of bathers and towel. Arrive early to enjoy a coffee or breakfast at the local cafes and restaurants in the area or take a walk along the pristine beach. Each gro tailored for those who are looking for a more intimate surfing experience wanting to learn more about surfing or advance at a faster pace. You will be surfing in no time at all with a professional Instructor spending every moment of the lesson teaching just you.There is also the opportunity to use technology to help improve your skills
From AUD100.00
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Lesson plus Guided Paddle on Perth's Swan River
"Before you stand up its important to learn prone paddling and knee paddling and of course board control how to turn the board using basic paddle techniques foot placement and stance and self rescue. This lesson will leave you feeling very confident in the water. It's time to tune in on your new skills as you venture out on a guided river paddling trip paddling through the scattered boats along the cliff faces towards Blackwall reach in Perth. Take a rest at beaches along the way where you will do some stretches and have some board fun in the tranquil water before heading back.""""This 2-hour introduction lesson and river paddle cruise will have you up and riding at an independent level
From AUD55.00

Rottnest Island Tips (11)

Cycle & Bus Ride

On Rottnest Island, one can rent a bicycle and with the Bus ride option, return the bicycle at any one of the bus stop on the island and hitch a bus ride for the remainder of the journey. They provide...
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Dec 22, 2014

Relax amongst sandflies and quokkas

The ferry to "Rotto" is really worth being taken to spend a couple of days on this tiny, enjoyable island.It's very family-orientated, no traffic (no cars allowed - only bicycles!) and therefore as...
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Jul 19, 2012

Island Summer...

Everyone at the Agency, where I work took, the day off a while ago and cruised over to our local island in the Indian Ocean called Rottnest. We spent the morning bike riding to a secluded bay on the...
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Apr 04, 2011

Diving trip to Rottnest Island

I went out with a local dive centre for a double dive day trip to Rottnest Island. After a 7.30am arrival at the Dive Shop we set out in a minibus towards Fremantle where we were to board a boat for...
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Sep 16, 2006

Quokka Island

This local inhabitants give their name to Rottnest Island. As the first observation by Dutchmans, Quokka was described as a kind of rat as big as a common cat. So the Island was named the Island...
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Jun 29, 2006

The Quokka

The Quokka was first discovered by a Dutch man in1658 who wrote that it resembled an Asian civet cat, but with brown hair.Later in In 1696 someone else described the quokka as "a kind of rat as big as...
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Sep 12, 2005

Rottnest Island (Rotto).

Rottnest Island (Rotto) is a sandy island (11km long, 5 km wide) about 19 km off the coast of Fremantle. It was discovered by the Dutch and was named 'Rats Nest' because of what appeared to be king...
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Jul 26, 2004

Basking Seals

Strolling along the beaches you may also come across a sun baking seal. The little island offers a variety of activities including snorkelling, scuba diving, cycling, trampolining, golf and mini-golf....
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Jul 26, 2004

Rottnest Island

Rottnest IslandJust offshore from Perth, great place to wind down from the pressure of modern city life. The island is a popular place for scuba diving, swimming, sailing, golf and hiking. Rottnest...
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Oct 12, 2002

On The Island

The Tourist Centre is a must to stop at first when arriving to gather information and maps of the island. You can book tours here also.Up to 500,000 people visit Rottnest Island each year.
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Jul 01, 2003

Rottnest island isnt really...

Rottnest island isnt really off the beaten path but is worth a look if you have time. Great beaches and a leisurely cycle around the island are a reward.Also, see the quokka's, as pictured here.
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Aug 24, 2002
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Things to Do Near Perth

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City Beach

I went to Perth on a business trip in 2004. My co-worker and I went for three weeks. One weekend, we visited his colleague at his house overlooking City Beach. We had lunch at a restaurant overlooking...
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Queens Gardens

Tucked into a little part of East Perth is the Queens Gardens. This is a lovely little English style park which is popular with wedding parties for photograph opportunities. Within the garden is a...
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Art Gallery of Western Australia

Whilst it may have been founded back in 1895, the gallery we see today was opened in October 1979 and is a modern 'brutalist' architecture of straight lines. Whilst it may not be particularly...
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Western Australian Museum

A large imposing mix of a series of Victorian and modern glass buildings, the WAM is just seconds from the Art Gallery of WA and forms part of the cultural island that includes WAM, AGWA, PICA (Perth...
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Government House

Still on St. George's Terrace, I stop to look through the fence at the magnificent Government House. I'm afraid this is all you can do, as Government House is only open to the public on minimal...
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Scarborough Beach

I was at a conference in Perth this time so didn't get much opportunity to see a lot but the most wonderful thing about Perth is that it is on the West coast of Australia and therefore you get to see...
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