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Swan River, Perth
(4.6/5 based on 2,000+ reviews on the web)
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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  • One of the most scenic rivers that I've seen the the world. If you don't mind a walk, don the sunblock and walk the 10km around the river. There are a few cafes around, but mostly on opposing sides (n...  more »
  • My family [ 9 ] of us went to the Swan Brewery Restaurant to celebrate my 70th Birthday, While the restaurant and its setting [ on rivers edge ] was quite nice, The service between entree and mains to...  more »
  • Starting up in the Hills to Perth's east and finishing in the sea at Fremantle, the Swan River is an amazing natural asset for the people of Perth and visitors to the city. It offers plenty of opportu...  more »