Perth: An Isolated Oasis

city of Perth

Perched on the banks of the Swan River, and situated between the Indian Ocean and the Nullarbor Desert, Perth is one of the world’s most isolated cities. Despite its location, it remains an oasis for its excellent attractions and accommodations.


Swan River

This is a stunning waterway that flows from Darling Scarp to Fremantle. As the favourite public area in the city, it’s a popular destination for locals and visitors alike to fish, swim, ski and go on picnics.

Kings Park and Botanic Garden

This attraction receives about six million people annually. With its acres of unique bushland, and tranquil parkland and botanic garden, it’s the most popular tourist attraction in Western Australia.


Cottesloe Beach Hotel

This is an iconic Cottesloe accommodation that first opened in 1905. Renovated in 1937, it now features thirteen renovated, first floor, spacious hotel rooms, 10 of which feature private balconies with stunning ocean views.

The Cottesloe Beach House Stays

This provides a range of accommodations, from luxurious, executive houses to comfortable, picturesque villas and apartments. Located along the beaches and rivers of the city, these self-contained accommodations offer easy access to the airport, train stations, and different establishments.

Despite its location, Perth remains one of the most visited cities in Australia. If you’re planning to visit this isolated oasis, consider these attractions and accommodations.