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South Perth, WA

The City of South Perth incorporates the suburbs of South Perth, Como, Kensington, Manning, Salter Point, Karawara and Waterford. The City of South Perth has over 36,000 residents, and is a short drive across the bridges, from Perth’s central business district.

South Perth

With the magnificent Swan River and Perth skyline as its backdrop, the South Perth foreshore is a popular tourist attraction. Combined with many accessible shopping precincts and cafe strips, South Perth has a bustling, cosmopolitan atmosphere.

The South Perth foreshore, with its cycling, walking and dog exercise areas, is a popular spot with visitors and locals alike. Hire a Surf Cat, walk through the gardens or relax with a barbeque lunch. Free barbeque facilities are available. The ferry which runs from Barrack Street on the city side of the river to the Mends Street and Coode Street jetties provides public transport to and from South Perth. Mends Street has a variety of cafes and restaurants, and is walking distance from Perth Zoo.

The open grasslands provide the perfect setting for local fairs and a panoramic view of the Australia Day (Jan 26th) fireworks display.

South Perth

The City of South Perth offers sophisticated dining with spectacular views of the Swan River, Kings Park and the Perth city skyline, as well as a range of multicultural experiences, cafes, and casual dining takeaway facilities.

From a four star hotel to motels and self serviced apartments, a broad range of accommodation options are available.

Nearest Airport: Perth

Where to stay?


  • City

Popular Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • City Sightseeing
  • Sailing
  • Sightseeing
  • Skiing - Water

About South Perth

  • Locality: Suburb
  • South Perth Postcode: 6151
  • State: Western Australia
  • Region: Perth & surrounds
  • Latitude: -31.98079
  • Longitude: 115.86283
  • Elevation: 15m
  • Population: 12053
  • Median Income: $51792
  • Area (Sq/km): 5.177
  • Timezone: Australia/Perth

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Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

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Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


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