Winter is coming, and there are two ways you can enjoy it this year – you can embrace it or escape it! Here are 10 of the best locations and attractions to visit in Perth this winter during your stay at the Crowne Plaza. So grab your favourite winter coats and explore all that Perth has to offer to you this winter!

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Perth Winter Fest

The Perth Winter Fest will be better than ever this year, with plenty of spectacular events to attend in the City of Perth. Embrace winter in Perth by attending the Winter Fest Theatre at Forrest Place, looking at the Winter Lights and Installations at Brookfield Place, or experiencing Ice Skating at Elizabeth Quay, plus many more! The Perth Winter Fest is an amazing opportunity to spend time with friends and family and enjoy all that Perth has to provide. To find out more.

When: 24 June – 21 July

Optus Stadium

Just a short walk from Crowne Plaza Perth, Optus Stadium is the best location to experience some of Perth’s most exciting sporting events, with a mind-blowing capacity of 60,000 seats! This multi-purpose venue hosts spectacular sporting events including AFL, soccer, rugby league, rugby union and cricket, along with music concerts and other special events. Don’t miss out on this year’s fixtures, click here to check out the 2019 AFL Premiership Season. 

Where: Optus Stadium. 333 Victoria Park Dr, Burswood

Meet the Animals at Perth Zoo

The Perth Zoo is the perfect location to meet Australia’s incredible and unique wildlife. It is recommended to spend a full day at the Zoo to make your experience the best it can be, with over 1500 animals to discover and beautiful scenery to explore. You can enjoy a scenic bush walk while discovering kangaroos, emus, koalas, wallabies and the giant saltwater crocodile! Experience a Safari through the African Savannah and discover rhinoceros, giraffes and lions, or explore the Asian Rain forest and meet red pandas, elephants, tigers, otters and the amazing Sumatran Orangutans. 

Where: 20 Labouchere Road, South Perth

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Take the Ferry to South Perth

Jump on the ferry at Elizabeth Quay Jetty and enjoy a beautiful half hour ferry ride across the Swan River to South Perth. There are many attractions to visit in South Perth, including the South Perth Foreshore, Sir James Mitchel Park, the Royal Perth Golf Club, and the Perth Zoo. Admire the amazing view of the Perth CBD and Elizabeth Quay from the South Perth Foreshore.

Find out more on their website.

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Test Your Imagination at Scitech

On a cold winter’s day, Scitech is the perfect location to escape the cold and keep the family entertained! Located on Sutherland Street, West Perth, Scitech is just an 11-minute drive from the Crowne Plaza. Scitech is an engaging and educational science museum that offers an interactive science experience to individuals of all ages.

Where: City West Centre, Sutherland St, West Perth

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Explore Elizabeth Quay

Overlooking the beautiful banks of the Swan River, Elizabeth Quay is one of Perth’s newest attractions that hosts events and entertainment for all ages. You can book a ticket to experience the Perth Bell Tower, enjoy a breathtaking view from the Observation Deck that looks over the Elizabeth Quay, or escape the cold weather by enjoying exquisite food and drinks at some of Elizabeth Quay’s finest restaurants and bars!

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Experience Subiaco

Spend a day at Subiaco enjoying delicious coffee, visiting designer clothing boutiques, farmers markets, home ware stores, and some of Perth’s most unique cafes, restaurants and bars. While in Subiaco, you cannot miss out on visiting The Cat Café Purrth, where you can enjoy drinking coffee surrounded by rescue cats that provide you with love, comfort and companionship. Subiaco is located just 12 minutes away from the Crowne Plaza.

Find out more on their website.

Experience the Perth Upmarket

The Perth Upmarket is Perth’s best design market that features more than 180 of Perth’s most talented artists, craftsmen, designers and foodies. Don’t miss out on the Perth Upmarket, beginning on the 23rd of June and located just 13 minutes away from the Crowne Plaza. This family-friendly event includes a Junior Upmarket that is perfect for the kids, as it showcases the best local designers for kids’ toys, games and clothing. 

Where: 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley. UWA’s Winthrop Hall

When: from 23rd of June

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Enjoy Dinner with a View at Gusti

Located in front of Crowne Plaza Perth, the Gusti Restaurant offers exquisite food and drinks overlooking Langley Park and the Swan River. Enjoy some drinks out on the Gusti Terrace on a Friday night surrounded by warm heaters, or experience the delicious new winter menu inside the Gusti Restaurant to escape the cold weather.  

Where: 54 Terrace Rd, Perth 

Reserve your table now 9270 4222

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Visit the Art Gallery of WA

The Art Gallery of Western Australia displays a unique range of artworks, from historic Modern British, Australian and Aboriginal artworks, and temporary modern exhibitions. The Art Gallery is a perfect location to escape winter and enjoy beautiful oil paintings that represent the spectacular Australian landscape. The Art Gallery of WA is just an 8-minute drive from the Crowne Plaza Perth!

Where: Perth Cultural Centre Roe St, Perth

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