The Swan River is great for recreational activities and one of Perth’s most popular natural tourist attractions. A cruise down this beautiful river, which is also the original lifeline of the city, offers stunning views of the Perth and Fremantle skyline. When sailing along the river one can often spot black swans and bottlenose dolphins. The river is also a major means of transport around the city with numerous ferry services. The Swan River Scenic Cruise & Dinner Cruise operate daily and includes food and beverages along with a guided tour. One can also opt to go sailing from the yacht club or take one of the numerous ferries. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Perth Itinerary 7 Days.
Swan River Travel Tips
- River cruises are conducted by private operators and need to be booked in advance.
- Some cruises are wheelchair accessible and some are not, check with operator.
Swan River Hours
- Day Cruises – From 9:45 pm onwards, Dinner Cruises – 7:30 pm onwards.
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93.12% of people who visit Perth include Swan River in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
36.93% of people start their Swan River visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Swan River
93.44% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Swan River