Swan River, Perth

4.6
Swan River provides an excellent venue for enjoying a sunny day in Perth. Like the locals, you can boat, fish, kayak, and swim in the clean water, or enjoy a picnic and view from the riverbanks. Various companies provide river cruises, introducing you to an ecosystem that includes water plants, fish, crabs, dolphins, osprey, pelicans, and black swans. Head upriver to the Swan Valley to tour a winery or downriver to see historic Fremantle at the river's mouth. To visit Swan River on your holiday in Perth, and find out what else Perth has to offer, use our Perth route tool .
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  • It was beautiful to sit in font of the swan river, saw black swans popping their heads out of the river. It was relaxing and enjoying my gelato sitting on t he bench seeing the sights of swan river, a...  more »
  • It's probably not too different to other capital city rivers, not a wonder if the world. But if you are in Perth with nothing to do, it is lovely to walk around. There is always plenty of other people...  more »
  • I had the loveliest cruise to Fremantle. The crew food and vessel was great. Would highly recommend.  more »
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  • Lovely place for a stroll or run. Great scenic views. Sometimes the dolphins will peak out of the water. Great place for kayaking . Lots of pelicans. Mostly clean water.
  • I love the walk along Mounts Bay Rd and Hackett Drive where I can enjoy the river and sometimes even see dolphins.
  • Fantastic river views, definitely go again. I hope the images upload correctly
  • A popular place for wedding photos on Mount's bay road opposite the old Swan brewery
  • Best river eva
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