About Perth

PERTH IS IN Western Australia, known as the sunshine STATE. PERTH has more hours of sunshine than any other capital city in Australia, Despite its isolated location, it is extremely accessible by land, sea and air.

How to get here

By air: There are 18 international airlines that fly into Perth with direct flights from the UK, Asia, New Zealand, the Middle East and South Africa.

Domestic flights are available from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide and Darwin with 12 regional airlines operating out of Perth.

To find out more about getting to Perth click here.

By Train: Why not take a trip across the Nullarbor Plain to Perth from Sydney or Adelaide on board the famous Indian Pacific. Departing Sydney enjoy 4 days and 3 night of scenery as you journey on the longest straight railroad in the world. Both the Platinum and Gold Service fares include hearty breakfasts, two course lunches and three course dinners, plus a range of wine and beverages. 

By Cruise: Join one of the many cruises that dock into Fremantle each year and take advantage of your time in Perth. Whether you are in Fremantle for half a day or a whole day we can design a tour to suit you. We can also offer luxury port transfers to your hotel or to the airport. Cruises visiting or departing from Fremantle this year include the Sea Princess, Voyager of the Seas, Ovation of the Seas, Astor. January 2018 sees the Regatta and Silver Shadow.

Best times to visit

Perth is known as the sunniest capital city in Australia averaging 8.8 hours of sunshine per day. Summers last from December to late March and are generally hot and dry, temperatures average 18-30 degrees, in the afternoons there is a pleasant sea breeze known to locals as the "Fremantle Doctor". Winters can be wet but mild from June to August and temperatures average 8-19 degrees. Most of Perth’s rainfall is between May and September. Spring is mild with temperatures from 12-23 degrees and little rainfall. This is wildflower season and can provide spectacular displays. Autumn brings temperatures of 14-26 degrees and occasional showers.


Things to do and places to see

With so much to see and do why not let Perth Platinum Tours help you maximise your time here in Perth. Let us help you customise your tours to suit your interests and ensure you get the most out of your time here in Perth. 

We recommend a minimum of 4 days to really explore from Perth.

Some of our favourite tours include: Margaret River, the Pinnacles, Swan Valley, Busselton, Yanchep National Park, Caversham Wildlife Park, Kalumunda, the Bickley Valley and Mundaring Weir, Whale Watching Tours, Perth Zoo, Fremantle Prison Tours, Fremantle Markets, Beaches, Art Galleries, the Aquarium, Penguin Island Tours, Rockingham, Mandurah, Mandurah Canal Cruises, Swim with Dolphins, Denmark, Albany, Esperance, Pemberton, Perth City, Kings Park, Fremantle, Dunsborough, Yallingup, Walpole, Geographe Bay, Karri Forrest, Kalgoorlie, Wave Rock, York and much more. 

Our tours can take you on several days of exploring at your own pace and away from the crowds. You can either base yourself from Perth or we are happy to help you travel around the state.