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Swan River, Perth

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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. Arrange your visit to Swan River and discover more family-friendly attractions in Perth using our Perth itinerary builder.
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  • Nice to amble along Riverside Drive and adjacent areas and to enjoy the views along the river and across to South Perth, or just turn with your back to the river and envy the residents of apartments w...  more »
  • The Swan River was a beautiful addition to our visit to Perth. A wonderful place to see the city and to see the awe of Perth.  more »
  • The Swan River is home to dolphins, pelicans and cormorants,and is surrounded by several areas of native bush, sandy beaches, yet flows through the centre of a major city. So there are also great rest...  more »