Perth Family Holiday Guide

Just think about how wonderfully strange life would be if you stumbled across a city packed with so many family-friendly natural activities that your kids never had a moment to think about Barbie, chat sites or video games consoles sitting in the hotel room. Welcome to Perth. Who knows, by the time you leave, they may even be tempted to encourage conversation.

Day 1: Whoever said never work with children and animals never took the kids to Perth:

  • Take a 45 minute flight up to Monkey Mia to have breakfast with the dolphins.
  • 30-minutes drive out of town you’ll come across the Caversham Wildlife Park – home to 200 of Australia’s coolest looking creatures such as emus, cassowary, dingoes and Tassie devils.
  • A Pony for the Day tour may inflame your child’s need to have one on the backyard, but the grooming and saddling up lesson before a ride and lunch out in the bush may be the reality check you’ve been searching for.
  • At Nero’s Italian Restaurant they are sticklers for large servings and small prices, and your little Michelangelo’s can even sketch out a crayon masterpiece on the butchers paper clad tables.

Day 2: Entertainment, thrills and laughter to make even The Wiggles green with envy:

  • Make a day of it at theme park Adventure World on wet and dry rides for all age’s giggles, from the Tunnel of Terror and Terminator X laser tag to the Kids Cove area for toddlers.
  • When Tarzan has bunions on his hands he swings by the scenic river cruise for a leisurely ride up the Swan River to the Perth Zoo for a cup of Venus Fly Trap tea with the lizards, snakes, elephants and lions.
  • Where better to house Australia’s largest aquarium than in Australia’s largest state. The AQWA is swimming with living coral reefs, rays, turtles and more—daring divers can even swim with the sharks.
  • Babies, toddlers, kindys and schoolies all love Stickybeaks Playground and Café. Up until 5pm you can enjoy an impromptu picnic in the playground, crawl around in the play pen and explore the dinosaur themed park. And the kids can join in too.

Day 3: Australiana Day with a dollop of red, white and blue:

  • Have a family jam session in nearby Fremantle at a one hour didgeridoo lesson, which includes how to create animal sounds and mastering circular breathing.
  • Jump aboard a trip to Rottnest Island on a high speed ferry to see coral reefs, and the most unusual quokkas and bobtail lizards.
  • Spend the afternoon clipclopping around Swan Valley on a Vineyard Meander Horse-drawn Wagon Trail where you ride in a Clydesdale-drawn wagon – the kids gobble down fresh nougat while you sample a few premium WA wines.
  • It’s a big “How ya’ll doin’ cobbers!” at an Australia’s Lone Star restaurant (various locations in Perth), where they serve up Texan style (and size) meals like Amarillo cheese fries, steak and ribs. The kids can choose from the extensive kids menu, fill in the puzzles on their placemats and even join in the hourly boot-scooting.

Recommended Perth Family Hotels:

  • With an on-site playground and pool, the fun doesn’t end when the day’s done if you’re staying at the Country Comfort Inter City Perth hotel.
  • Budding beach babes can explore the sands and shore when you stay at the Quality Resort Sorrento Beach, exactly 76 steps from the sand, complete with on-site Italian restaurant to pacify any signs of the hunger monster.
  • If your kids are at an age when sharing the bathroom with mum and dad is so gross, try the Aarons Hotel Perth —all rooms have ensuites and there’s a playground to keep younger siblings out of their painstakingly primmed hair.

See the list below for more Perth Family Hotels.


4.5 self rated
178 The Esplanade Scarborough 6019 Australia
With a stay at Seashells Scarborough in Scarborough (Scarborough Beach), you'll be close to Scarborough beach surf school and City Beach. This 4.5-star apartment is within close proximity of Trigg Beach and Hamersley Public Golf Course.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 48 air-conditioned roo...more
3.5 star
70 Pier Street Perth 6000 Australia
A stay at Pensione Hotel Perth places you in the heart of Perth, walking distance from St. Mary's Cathedral and Perth Concert Hall. This hotel is within close proximity of Perth Mint and Central Park Tower.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 98 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and...more
3.5 star
12 Victoria Avenue Perth 6000 Australia
With a stay at All Suites Perth, you'll be centrally located in Perth, steps from Perth Concert Hall and St. Mary's Cathedral. This hotel is within close proximity of Central Law Courts and Fire Safety Education Centre and Museum.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 62 air-conditioned rooms fea...more
0 star
249-263 Great Eastern Highway Geelong 6104 Australia
When you stay at Country Comfort Inter City Hotel Perth in Belmont, you'll be near the airport and close to Ascot Racecourse and WACA Ground. This 4-star motel is within close proximity of Tranby House and Burswood Dome.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 100 air-conditioned rooms featuring re...more
3 self rated
195 Adelaide Terrace Perth 6004 Australia
Offering free WiFi, a restaurant, a bar and a day spa, Comfort Inn and Suites Goodearth Perth is just 10 minutes' walk from the beautiful Swan River. There is a 24/7 reception desk. Comfort Inn and Suites Goodearth Perth is 3 minutes' drive from Perth CBD (Central Business District). Perth Domestic Airp...more
4.5 self rated
201 Hay Street Perth 6000 Australia
Located in East Perth, Mantra on Hay is in the business district and minutes from Perth Mint and Queens Gardens. This 4.5-star hotel is within close proximity of Langley Park and World Australia Cricket Association Museum.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 152 air-conditioned rooms featuring...more
4.5 self rated
138 Barrack Street Australia Perth 6000 Australia
Located in Perth, Adina Apartment Hotel Perth, Barrack Plaza is in the entertainment district and minutes from Water Labyrinth and Perth Town Hall. This 4.5-star hotel is within close proximity of Hay Street Mall and Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 100 air-cond...more
4 self rated
112 Mounts Bay Road Perth 6000 Australia
Mounts Bay Waters Apartment Hotel offers a wide variety of facilities in an excellent location, close to Barrack's Arch and Perth CBD (Central Business District). There are 2 conference rooms available for hire. Guests enjoy 1 free car parking space and 1GB of free WiFi per day. Each apartment has a...more

Broadwater Resort Como

4 self rated
137 Melville Parade, Como Perth 6152 Australia
Ideally situated overlooking the Swan River and only minutes from the Perth central business district, Broadwater Resort Apartments features private balconies or terraces perfect for meals with lovely river views. This premium resort specialises in long-stay business trips, small business seminars a...more
4 star
7-9 John Street NORTH FREMANTLE 6159 Australia
With a stay at Pier 21 Apartment Hotel in North Fremantle (Fremantle), you'll be close to Leighton Battery Heritage Site and Cottesloe Beach. This 4-star aparthotel is within close proximity of Samson House and Royal Fremantle Golf Club.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 47 air-conditioned ro...more
4 self rated
1 Padbury Circle, Sorrento Perth 6020 Australia
Quality Resort Sorrento Beach offers free WiFi access and hot or continental breakfast, available daily. The spacious studio rooms and self-contained apartments at Quality Resort Sorrento Beach are right on the beachfront, on Western Australia’s Sunset Coast, 25 minutes' by car from Perth. Enjoy you...more
3 star
3 Powell Street (off Cockburn Road) Perth 6166 Australia
Enjoy a relaxing holiday with safe swimming, beach walks and fishing during your stay at the Discovery Parks - Coogee Beach, which offers direct access to the pristine waters of Cockburn Sound. Discovery Parks - Coogee Beach is located on a cycle path that runs north to Fremantle and south to Woodma...more
4 star
10 Oceanside Promenade, Mullaloo Perth 6027 Australia
Mullaloo Beach Hotel and Apartments offers luxury suites and penthouses on the Sunset Coast, just 20 minutes' drive from Perth CBD (Central Business District). Perth International and Domestic Airports are a 35-minute drive away. Free onsite parking is available. The spacious suites are air conditione...more

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