Western Australia is a place with excitements and enjoyments besides Eastern Australia, and Perth is the centre of it. If you are visiting Perth during summer for the first time, then be sure to join these perfect and relaxing day tours to make your holiday in Western Australia even more memorable and enjoyable. Here are the top 5 summer day trips from Perth.
Penguin Island and Caversham Wildlife Park Day Trip
Penguin Island is only less than an hour and a pretty short ferry ride from Perth, and it’s an island filled with beautiful and sandy beach, clear waters, and energetic wildlife. You can freely observe wildlife on the island, including but not limited to, dolphins, penguins, sea lions, and you get the chances to feed the penguins in the Discovery Centre as well. Caversham Wildlife Park is a place to witness these unique Australian animals like wombats, kangaroos, koalas with detailed commentary provided by professional guides. Other interesting activities like sheep shearing, cow milking, and lamb feeding are all enjoyable moments for animal lovers.
Pinnacles Dessert Sandboarding Day Trip
Interested in sandboarding and want to give it a try for the first time? This is the tour that will make it happen. Here in Pinnacles Dessert, you can enjoy the guided walk through one of the most beautiful places in Australia, The Pinnacles limestone formations in Nambung National Park, and understand the backstory of how these limestones were created and how magnificent Mothe Nature is. Head for the Lancelin Sand Dunes for sandboarding adventure, one of the highlights in this tour. If you do want to experience it with elegance, 4WD touring of Lancelin Sand Dunes is another great option for you.
Yanchep National Park Day Trip
There are lots of wildlife in Yanchep National Park, and you will definitely find some here, including koalas sitting on the branch of trees, kangaroos jumping in the woods, and lots of birds flying around. If lucky enough, bird feeding is feasible at certain locations. Then the tour will bring you to Lobster Shack at Cervantes, here you can understand how lobster is processed, and you can even try some with lunch as an upgradeable option.
Rottnest Island Tour
Hop on a ferry to Rottnest and start a day of exploring this island. The journey starts with stops at Wadjemup Lighthouse and the West End, and these are both famous landmarks which you never want to miss on Rottnest Island. The Wadjemup Lighthouse has been erected for 150 years and was one of the stone-style lighthouses ever built in Western Australia. You are also free to explore numerous beautiful places like trails, beaches, historical sites with flexibility and sufficient amount of time.
Swan Valley Food and Wine Day Trip
If you are a food lover and even a wine enthusiast, then this is the tour exclusively for you. The tour takes you to the famous Swan Valley to enjoy delicious cuisine and wines, as well as other freshly made local produce. There are multiple tastings to satisfy your palette, including cheese, wine, beer, chocolate, macaron, and so forth. Understand the story behind making or crafting these great produces, and enjoy it with utmost satisfaction. Be sure to try everything and bring some home with you if you have certain preference.