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Top 5 Free Inner City Activities - Our Guide to Perth

06-Jul-2017
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Looking to re-discover Perth on a budget? There are plenty of free things to see and do in our beautiful city that don’t require you to touch your wallet! We have put together our top five free inner city activities that will leave you with a new found sense of home-town pride.

1.A picnic with a view
Kings Park is the perfect spot for a relaxed picnic. With panoramic views of the city, Swan River and the Darling Ranges, it’s the ideal location to spread out your picnic blanket and treat yourself to a delicious lunch. Kings Park is home to 400 hectares of natural bushland to explore with lookouts and botanic gardens showcasing an incredible array of flora from Western Australia and around the world. There are also free barbequing facilities, lakes, and children’s playgrounds to keep the little ones entertained for hours. Plus, free guided botany walking tours run daily so there is no excuse not to walk off all that picnic lunch you devoured!

2.Admire an Indian Ocean Sunset
Perth is world renowned for its spectacular coastline with over 19 beaches within easy reach of the city. For an incredible view of the sunset setting over the Indian ocean, why not head to Cottesloe, Leighton or Swanbourne beach. Surf, snorkel or swim by day and relax on the pristine white sand in the late afternoon.

3.Free City Tours
Are you looking to get to know your city a little bit better? You should definitely check out one of the free city tours available. Run by the City of Perth and iCity tours, you can jump on one of the informative walking tours from the Murray Street Mall Information Kiosk daily. Featuring gold rush history, art trails, and even city garden walks that are hop-on, hop-off, you decide the duration of your tour and there is no requirement to stay. Perfect for getting your city-feet and discovering Perth’s hidden gems.

4.Get Fit in the City
Getting fit for free has never been easier. Get City Fit, an initiative run by the City of Perth offers free weekly fitness classes held before or after work, at lunchtimes and on the weekend. Sessions last up to an hour with classes suitable for all fitness levels. Operated by friendly instructors, why not try out boxing, yoga or even a high intensity core session in the centre of Perth.

5.Explore Perth’s Cultural Hub
In the heart of the city, the Perth Cultural centre is home to a range of free state-owned attractions. From the Western Australian Museum, to the Art Gallery of Western Australia, the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts and the Blue Room Theatre, everything is free. All in the one convenient spot, explore the stories and culture of local Aboriginal people, wander the art galleries or catch a show from local, regional or international artists. There’s also free Wi-Fi, markets and an urban orchard to discover.

Our city has so much to offer and more. With an inner city apartment, you will have access to all of this at your fingertips, just a short stroll away. If you are dreaming of inner city living, get in touch with us today about our current available listings.
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