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Sightseeing Tour of Perth and Fremantle with Swan River Cruise

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy sightseeing in Perth and Freemantle
  • Cruise on the Swan River
  • Tour is led by a local expert guide
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    4½ hours

    Start time

    0800h (8 am) Duration: 4½ hours (cruise duration: approx. 1½ hours)

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Perth.
    (We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at Perth City Centre

  • Overview & Itinerary


    This great morning sightseeing tour provides a perfect introduction to Perth and surrounds.

    Start in Perth where you will visit the Botanical Gardens and the Cottesloe Beach before continuing to explore Fremantle – the largest port in Western Australia renowned for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

    Return to Perth with a leisurely cruise down the scenic Swan River. As you arrive in Perth you will be afforded magnificent views of the leafy suburbs and city skyline.


    You will be picked up from your hotel in Perth and will travel in a luxury coach accompanied by a guide.

    Your day starts with a visit to Kings Park and Botanic Gardens. The Park is spread over a 4 square kilometer area and has over 2,500 species of plants. You will have time to experience a walk through the tree's canopies on the Tree Top Walkway. Reaching 16 metres in height, this arched bridge enables you to walk amidst the canopy of magnificent tall trees including Eucalyptus, Karri, Marri, Tingle and Jarrah trees.

    Continue to Cottesloe Beach. This beautiful beach lies on the way to Fremantle and is favourite with locals and visitors alike. Its crystal clear water is great for swimming while the rocks and reef nearby are great for snorkeling.

    Continue by coach to the historic port town of Fremantle which is Western Australia’s largest port. It has spectacular colonial architecture, vibrant restaurants and a very colourful market.

    To start your journey back to Perth you will be taken to the jetty from where you will board the boat to enjoy a cruise on the famous Swan River. Home to the elegant Black Swan, the river winds its way through Perth city and its suburbs, widening to the size of a lake at Melville Waters. Relax onboard and appreciate the sights – the new Bell tower, the restored Swan Brewery, Kings Park, Royal Perth Yacht Club – as the boat takes you back to Perth.

    Disembark at the jetty and board the coach to travel to Perth City Centre where the tour ends.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel pick up (Selected Hotels)
    • Tree Top Walkway (at Kings Park)
    • Swan River Scenic cruise
    • Expert guide and commentary


    • Hotel drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

    This tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers to operate. If you book this tour and the minimum of 2 passengers is not met then you will be given the option to move to another departure date or a full refund will be given.

    Fuel levies may be introduced when required. Should this occur, charges will be payable direct and subject to change without notice.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

  • reviews
    • Great way to see Perth- Fremantle.

      Enjoyed the entire experience---Fremantle abuzz following Footy win---lots to see in Fremantle, also good food. coffee etc.--finished with great cruise back to Perth....

      Mrs Bette A Swanson, Australia, 01/Oct/2013
    • Gives a good overview of Perth and Freemantle

      Perth was well covered however Freemantle was a short tour and then to our own devices prior to getting onto the Swan River cruise....

      Trevor Davies, United Kingdom, 13/Mar/2014
    • Lovely way to have an overview of Perth an d Fremantle

      Punctual pick up at hotel and very pleasanet and informative drive around Perth and then cruise to Fremantle was just lovely...

      Me Sandra Walker, United Kingdom, 08/Dec/2015
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