Swan River, Perth

Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
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.
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  • We have been living in Perth for many years and this is one of our favourite places. And the fact that we can walk around the park unhindered whilst the rest of the world is wrestling with this...  more »
  • The Swan River was a stop along the Wadjuk Country Walking tour - a beautiful vista plus some chance encounters such as the Perth Museum tucked away in the Atlas Building on the Esplanade Road  more »
  • The Swan River is so beautiful and so relaxing you can walk or just sit and relax and watch the scenery  more »
  • Rowing cross Swan River. Beautiful scenery
  • Was a great day went for a boat cruise
  • Looks good but full of jelly fish
  • Beautiful views
  • Fabulous spot, I love that 🥰

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