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As the capital of Western Australia, Perth is also one of the country’s most exciting cities. Filled with pristine beaches, a buzzing nightlife and with all the natural beauty of the South West region easily accessible nearby, Perth is a truly unmissable destination for those visiting Australia.

 

Retail Therapy

Perth is full of style and fashion, with unique boutiques and quirky markets offering a one of a kind shopping experience for the traveller who loves to shop. Luxury brands are well represented in the city, with Prada, Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Tiffany & Co, along with a variety of local Australian designers all making their mark on King Street; a must-visit spot for fashion lovers. High-end designers can also be found in the stylish Colonnade in Subiaco. For a more intimate boutique shopping experience, try the nearby Wesley Quarter and surrounding area. Vintage lovers can source out some great finds in Inglewood further north. Perth is also full of eclectic markets where you can track down one-of-a-kind pieces that you won’t find anywhere else.

 

Eat and Drink

There’s nowhere quite like Perth for a vibrant culinary scene; the diversity on offer is truly impressive, allowing you to sample foods from a variety of cultures in elegance and style. Dine by the river or near the beach to make the most of the cities stunning views. Try Restaurant Amuse in East Perth for a varied menu, fabulous chefs and delicious flavours; this restaurant receives awards regularly for a reason. Clarkes of North Beach combines contemporary Australian faire with sophisticated fine dining, headed by award-winning Chef Stephen Clarke, while Opus Restaurant in West Perth a highly glamorous dining experience backed up by creative and complex dishes that will impress even the most jaded foodie.

 

Sleep In Style

With so much to see and do in Perth, you’ll need somewhere to rest your head in comfort at the end of a long day. Situated on the Swan River, the Crown Perth Hotel is the perfect place to recharge in style. The height of Australian luxury, the stunning Crown Promenade offers chic, contemporary rooms, while the newly refurbished Crown Metropol, features spacious, modern accommodation that will give you the elegant atmosphere you need to really enjoy your holiday. Both hotels are within touching distance from a huge variety of entertainment, fine dining and bars, along with a 24-hour casino for those seeking a little extra excitement from their trip.

 

See Perth From The Sky

One of the most thrilling ways to view the beautiful sights of the area is from the dizzy heights of a helicopter; and there are several private scenic tours available in Perth. Get your adrenaline pumping with the helicopter journey, that will then take you to one of the area’s finest wineries for a chance to calm down and enjoy sampling some of the renowned wines of South West Australia. Packages available through Millbrook Winery or Sandalford will include a lunch and wine tasting, and should make for an unforgettable day out.