EXPLORE PERTH FROM CROWNE PLAZA
A fertile stretch of green well-manicured lawns lining the busy running and cycle paths which border the beautiful Swan River, Langley Park sits in front of Crowne Plaza Perth and allows guests wide open space to stretch your legs, get some fresh air and have uninterrupted views of the river.
Langley Park is also home to many an event in the city, making Crowne Plaza Perth the perfect spot to stay at if you’re attending or taking part in one of these features in the calendar. Alongside cultural festivals, markets and outdoor cinematic experiences, Langley Park is also home to weekly yoga classes.
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Access to the City
Crowne Plaza Perth is nestled in the east pocket of the Perth CBD, with on-your-doorstep access to the heart of the city.
On-site parking is available as well as street parking which runs along the front of the hotel. The hotel sits on a street which allows easy access for Uber drivers and taxi collections with no hassle. For guests operating vehicles with above-average height requirements, the on-site parking at the hotel does not have any height restrictions.
Crowne Plaza Perth also offers several direct access points to public transport and free buses which run up and down St George’s Terrace, in and out of the central business district, every three minutes during peak travelling times. You can access bus timetable information here.
The location of the hotel is the most convenient of inner city accommodation when it comes to travelling to and from Perth Airport. Crowne Plaza Perth offers access to the freeway outside of the one-way road zones which are found throughout Perth CBD. Access to both Kwinana and Mitchell freeways is less than four minutes away and Graham Farmer Freeway access is just as close, which allows for ease of commute between the airport and hotel.
Balancing between constant travel and a healthy, active lifestyle is of more and more importance every day. Your personal wellbeing is an asset which you do not take for granted, especially in retrospect of what the world has seen and experienced in recent times. Taking time to meditate and still the mind, lapping up sunny patches of Vitamin D or simply allowing yourself a minute to read before bed are all small and manageable ways which you can improve your overall sense of wellbeing.
Crowne Plaza Perth places wellness front and centre and in order to enrich your experience the hotel has a number of options in place to make your stay a breath of fresh air including complimentary push-bike access.
Places To Go & Things To Do When Visiting Perth Western Australia
Perth Western Australia is a treasure trove of tourist attractions and experiences, with almost endless places to see and things to do. Here’s a short list of our Concierge’s top 10.
Western Australia is famous for its world-class wine industry and scenic wine regions, so a visit to Perth isn’t the same without a winery tour and the Swan Valley is one of the best. Visit some of the Swan Regions finest wineries and see the process of wine production. Wine cellars hold wine tastings and allow you to purchase wines by the bottle or case. There are also five boutique beer outlets all brewing unique blends of beer for you to taste. Stop and take in the amazing view over a glass of wine, beer or long lunch.
GETTING THERE: Choose from an enjoyable river cruise or coach tour. The Swan Valley is just an 18-minute drive from your accommodation at Crowne Plaza Perth to Guildford.
RAC Arena is the city’s state-of-the-art venue for sports and entertainment. Hosting live events including world-class acts, concerts and shows, as well as sporting events such as basketball, netball and ice hockey championships.
GETTING THERE: The venue has on-site parking and is a short 7-minute drive by car to Wellington Street from Crowne Plaza Perth. Catching public transport is easy with the Red Cat from Stop 5 on Hay Street to Stop 14 at Perth Arena.
Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre
PECC is the city’s purpose-built venue for conventions and exhibitions, hosting many of Perth’s large functions, seminars and conferences. A Riverside Theatre is the perfect place for a night out at a concert, comedy or show, while the BelleVue Ballroom is often transformed in a wonderland for both public and private events. Industry tradeshows and fairs are a regular feature in the Exhibition Pavillions.
GETTING THERE: 2.5 km from Crowne Plaza Perth, PECC is a comfortable walking distance or 5 minute drive. By public transport, take Bus 212 from Adelaide Terrace heading west.
The museum of Western Australia Cricket Association, an iconic cricket ground that has been the centre of sport in WA for over 100 years. The WACA museum showcases the rich heritage and development of cricket since 1890. During the tour, you get the opportunity to go into areas that are restricted to players only, such as their change rooms. The museum is open from Monday-Friday with tours running twice daily, at 10am and 1pm, allow roughly two hours for your walking tour. Tickets to the WACA museum are affordable, with adults paying $10, concessions pay $5 and 15 year old’s and under come in for free.
The WACA museum is only a short 15 minute walk from Crowne Plaza Perth.
You can also catch the free CAT bus from Perth to WACA, catch the red route number two or yellow route number three.
As well as panoramic views of the city from it escarpment, Kings Park offers a number of interesting attractions and is one of the worlds largest and most beautiful inner city parks. Cultivating over 13,000 species of WA plants, Kings Park offers views of the city sky line, breath taking views of the river, bushland walk trails, immaculate gardens, large open parklands, children play areas, guided walks, plus cafes and a gallery shop. A must see if you’re visiting Perth.
GETTING THERE: Kings Park is easily accessed by car, just 3.6 kms (10 minutes) from Crowne Plaza Perth. The city also offers excellent public transport options.
Perth Zoo is home to a range of Australian and Asian wildlife, as well as animals from even more exotics places of the world, including Africa. The habitats are well designed to reflect the animals’ native habitats and the zoo is committed to conservation and research, so animals are healthy and happy.
GETTING THERE: Take the Ferry from Barrack Square Jetty to South Perth. Walk down Mends Street and turn left onto Labouchere Road. Total travel time: 35 minutes from Crowne Plaza Perth.
Australia’s oldest operating mint, Perth Mint is open to visitors, hosting tours and gold pouring demonstrations. Visit the amazing vault and see the Mint’s collection of treasures, including Australia’s largest collection of natural gold nuggets.
GETTING THERE: A comfortable 10-minute walk down Bennet Street and left onto Hay Street.
The Bell Tower is home of the Swan Bells. Located on Riverside Drive overlooking the picturesque Swan River, the Bell Tower is steeped in history with the Oldest Bell in Australia, making it a must see Perth attraction.
GETTING THERE: Wander along Riverside Drive towards Barrack Square for an enjoyable 20-minute walk along the Swan River to Bell Tower.
Western Australia’s stunning Swan River is a favourite amongst Perth locals and tourists alike. With it’s picturesque landscape, Swan River is the perfect spot to relax with a picnic in the park and watch the sunset or take a riverside stroll and meet the famous Black Swans.
For those seeking action and adventure, Swan River offers a plethora of things to do, including water sports, where you can go jet skiing, ski-biscuiting, windsurfing and parasailing right in the heart of the city. For the ultimate adrenaline guests can skydive with our friends from Skydive Beach and Beyond and conveniently land in Langley Park right out front of Crowne Plaza Perth.
Swan River is the ultimate adventure and recreation playground. Hire a kayak, bike or sailing boat. Enjoy the scenery along the many walking, jogging and cycling tracks around the river, or venture a little further out on a Swan River cruise.
GETTING THERE: A few enjoyable steps through Langley Park.