Swan River, Perth

4.7
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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  • Dutch explorer Willem de Vlamingh named this waterway "the Swan River" in 1697 becaue it had many swans. More to the point, they were black, which no European had ever seen before. The so called...  more »
  • Due to COVID19 we have never been to the Sean River as much. Walking seems to be the only thing you can do for enjoyment. Likely to be a bonus as we walk around the Burswood bridges regularly now...  more »
  • Perth people sometimes call their hometown "the Pretty City." If you look over the Swan River as the sun is setting, you can see why. Lots of things happen on the River -- the ferries to South Perth.....  more »
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  • 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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