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Areas of Perth

From arts and culture in Northbridge to laid-back beachy vibes in Fremantle, there’s a lot on offer in Perth’s suburbs. No matter where you live, though, you’re bound to be within close proximity of the Swan River or ocean.

City Centre

Whether you’d like to stroll through Kings Park, browse the weekly farmers markets, enjoy a riverside festival or hop between local hidden bars, laneways, and public art, you’ll find all this and more in the city. Yagan Square is the freshest addition to Perth’s CBD, connecting the city and suburbs.

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Northbridge, Leederville & Mount Lawley

These suburbs are some of Perth’s coolest. A lively club scene mixes with great coffee spots, hidden gems and leafy suburban streets. Northbridge
is the cultural capital of Perth, while Leederville and Mount Lawley also have a healthy dose of culture, with a vibrant live music scene and world-class bars, clubs and restaurants.

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Crawley, Claremont & Subiaco

Seconds from the river and covered in parks, lakes, coffee shops, stores, bike routes and bars, these areas are full of students. Because they’re connected to the train line, they’re ultimate in flexibility and easy access to other parts of Perth.

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South Perth & Bentley

Just a quick drive or a trip on the ferry will take you to the south, where you can soak up views of the city and visit some of the best international restaurants around. Take a day trip to the zoo or make the most of the free tennis courts, cricket pitches, netball and basketball courts dotted around the suburbs.

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This port city has beautiful beaches, shady esplanades, a state-of-the-art skate park, unique retailers, local markets and a buzzing live music scene. Just by taking a short ride on the train or a picturesque trip on the ferry from the city, you can enjoy the sights and sounds of this popular place.

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