Car Hire in Perth, Western Australia
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Perth, the capital city of Western Australia has the best of everything Australia has to offer with beautiful weather, expansive beaches, Whale watching, rivers and national parks as well as cultural and sporting events too
In and around Perth by car
The beautiful city of Perth, WA is located on the Swan River. Take a drive up to Kings Park, for magnificent views of the city and river.
Visit the botanic gardens with its array of native Western Australian plants.
Known as the “Wildflower State”, if you come to WA in early spring, then the Kings Park Festival is an event not to be missed; with a stunning display of Western Australian wildflowers, that draws visitors from all around the world.
While in Perth take a short drive to Fremantle, known by the locals as “Freo”. Take in the historic town, and stop for a coffee in one of the many cafes.
Whilst in Freo, drop in at the boat harbour and have a lunch of fresh fish and chips – a must for any visitor to Fremantle.
Afterwards take a drive up the coast to one of Perth’s spectacular white sand beaches.
In the evening, have dinner at one of the many small cafes and restaurants along the coast, whilst taking in one of Perth’s legendary sunsets over the ocean.
Short Driving trips from Perth
The famous Margaret River is just a 3 hour drive from Perth and is a must-see for any first-time visitor to Perth.
Consider a drive north to explore Australia’s Coral Coast.
The Cervantes and Jurien Bay region is only a two hour drive from Perth and offers pristine beaches, and opportunities to take part in a variety of marine animal encounters and water sports.
If you have an interest in rock formations and sites of natural significance, then driving east inland from Perth to see Wave Rock, could be one of the highlights of your trip to Western Australia.
The nearest town, Hyden, is a 340 km trip from Perth.
Some people choose to do this trip in one day, but given the distance, having a rental car gives you the option of staying overnight and exploring further the next day.
If you’re considering exploring more of Australia, booking a one way rental car may be ideal as you can take your hire car to anywhere airport or rental car depot and drop it off (instead of having to drive all the way back to Perth to return your vehicle).