The most popular sports are Australian rules football, cricket, association football (soccer) and netball. The climate of Perth allows for extensive outdoor sport activity, and this is reflected in the wide variety of sports available to citizens of the city.The City of Perth and its surrounds is host to a wide range of exciting attractions to suit all ages.
Whether you're here on a holiday, finished work for the day or simply planning to take in some city scenery, the following provides something for everyone.
Arts & Culture
Perth is Western Australia’s centre for the arts, craft, cultureand entertainment. This vibrant city is home to many of the State’s major arts and cultural attractions and host to numerous festivals and events.
Here you can enjoy a diverse range of experiences all year round. Most attractions are open daily and offer interactive experiences and guided tours to enrich your visit. State-of-the-art entertainment venues present a diverse range of theatre, dance,music, comedy and film showcasing the State’s rich creative spirit.If you’d like an insight into the extraordinarily rich traditional and contemporary Western Australian Indigenous culture, you’ll find it here.
THE TOWN OF MARGARET RIVER IS THE PERFECT ESCAPE FROM THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE OF THE CITY LIFESTYLE. OFFERING TOP-NOTCH WINING AND DINING, THE CREATURE COMFORTS DO NOTHAVE TO BE LEFT BEHIND TO ENJOY THE STUNNING, PICTURESQUE LANDSCAPE CHARACTERISTIC OF THE SOUTH WEST. WITH STUNNING BEACHES, MAJESTIC FORESTS, SPECTACULAR CAVES AND A COSMOPOLITAN LIFESTYLE MARGARET RIVER WILL PLEASE EVEN THE MOST DISCERNING VISITORS. SO ESCAPE FROM IT ALL AND VISIT MARGARET RIVER - A VERY SPECIAL PLACE.
It has been a mere 40 years since the first vines were planted inthe Margaret River region and already the area is recognised as one of the world's great fine wine producers. There are some 200 vineyards in the region and 90 wineries are listed with the Augusta Margaret River Tourism Association.
The first type of wine to win acclaim in the region was Cabernet Sauvignon. Today Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Shiraz and Semillon are also of consistently highquality and win many awards.
Nowadays Margaret River boasts a growing troupe of dynamic wine makers, all of whom are surprising the wine world with their skill and innovation. A competitive yet tight fraternity, they continue to push the boundaries of modern wine development, much to the delight of connoisseurs around the world.
Surfing is an integral part of Margaret River lifefor both young and old and part of its unique attraction to tourists. World class surf brings budding surfers and professionals from all over the globe to the consistent, clean, big waves of the south-west coastline.
The Margaret River Classic and the Margaret River Pro, a four-star World Qualifying Series event, held annually attract large crowds to watch the awe-inspiring moves of theworld's best.
Events such as these, and the Leeuwin Estate Concert and Margaret River Wine Festival, ensure that there is professional entertainment all year round.
The combination of superb wines and fine, fresh local produce, and passionate cooks and chefs make dining in the wine region a culinary delight.
There is a tantalising selection of award-winning restaurants andcafés in town and scattered throughout the countryside, with a growing number of regional wineries now offering premier restaurant and café facilities.
The palate sensations are endless in this region known for its wine, port, cheese and the introduction of sensational beers, chocolate, coffee and gourmet delicacies.
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