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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a sight, Swan River is worth a visit. With views of the city across the sky line and the beautiful river it’s a nice place to take a stroll, watch the sunset or simply relax. There are paths in place that make it possible...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Adventureswetake
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My boy (14yo) & i hired bikes to explore the area and found the river and its surrounding very pretty and serene. The paths for the cycling was easy as well!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Zimcookies
Reviewed 5 days ago

A key part of the city. Great views from Elizabeth Quay and photos including sunsets. Best way to see the whole river is to do a cruise. Plenty of choice but get the full experience by cruising down to Fremantle and get the history from...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Steve6244
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk around and over the bridge, you will get some great pictures with the reflection off the water, stop in a few watering holes and take in the sights

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FarAway770107
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful river front and water is clean, just don't go swimming. Saw a larg shark swimming up the river.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DouwyD
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Swan river is hard to miss and worth checking out all the activities along the banks. The river tours are the easiest way to see the full length.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PSlowly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ferry ride across from Elizabeth Quay to Mends st South Perth where huge construction is going on with high rise apartments and shops. Swan river brown in colour and not what we had ever seen before. Where is that lovely clean blue water? Then we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Oscar1232011
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see along this river.if you take a ride on the ferry there is a lovely running commentary of historic interest

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Anita E
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very relaxing trip back to Perth from Freemantle with a commentary on the way. A great way to finish a lovely day out.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Deepredneck
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Swan is a wide, slow moving river that winds through many Perth suburbs and is the focal point of the CBD. From Elizabeth Quay (previously known as the Barrack Street Jetty, take the 10 minute ferry trip to South Perth, alighting at Mendes Street...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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11 September 2018|
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Response from hamann2016 | Reviewed this property |
Parking in Perth is difficult & expensive but parking in South Perth is easier but not free either. You can catch the train to the Esplanade/Elizabeth Quay station. The ferry is a Transperth boat and normal fares are... More
17 June 2018|
Response from Jeff M | 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