Balga Tourism

Balga is a suburb of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, 13 kilometres (8 mi) north of Perth city's central business district (CBD). Its local government area is the City of Stirling. The name "Balga" was adopted in 1954 and is the Noongar (Aboriginal) word for the indigenous grass tree Xanthorrhoea preissii. It was designed by the State Housing Commission along with Nollamara and Westminster as part of the "Mirrabooka Project", and the laying of streets and building of homes commenced in the 1960s.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Balga in Australia. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Balga like a local. A gripping city on its own right, Perth also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Balga and set some time aside to explore the Perth. Dotted with places like Kings Park And Botanic Garden, Cottesloe Beach, Perth Zoo; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Balga, you'll have to take a flight to Perth; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Balga are of 1-2 days.

Balga is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Balga before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 16.28 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 29.26 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.78 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25.13 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.82 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 21.26 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.3 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.44 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Balga for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Balga.

    • Burglary and Theft 46.17 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.32 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 31.88 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 32.45 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 44.34 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.71 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55.2 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.61 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 42.84 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.24 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.18 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Balga is 188.27 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.41 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 95.71 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.99 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 36.73 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.98 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 78.41 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.55 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 111.09 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Balga

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.36 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.15 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 64.88 USD

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