The Northern suburbs is a area North of the Swan River in Perth.
- Whiteman Park. In the Northern outskirts of the city, Whiteman Park is an amazing National Park and wildlife sanctuary. Kids can pet the Kangaroos and other wildlife and the grownups can enjoy the railway, railway museum and loads more. Perth features an abundance of similar wildlife parks which are spread around the outskirts of the metropolitan area.
- AQWA - The Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA), 91 Southside Drive, Hillarys, WA 6025 (From Perth City take Mitchell Freeway north and take teh Hepburn Ave exit. Thsi will take you directly to Hillarys Boat Harbour - where AQWA is located), ☎ +61 8 9447 7500, . 10am-5pm. Explore 12,000kms of Western Australia's coastline in just one day. From the icy cold waters of the Southern Ocean to the tropical wonderland of coral reefs in our Far North AQWA takes you on an underwater journey along the amazing coastline of Western Australia. Higlights of your journey include walking underwater through the largest single aquarium in Australia and surrounding yourself with sharks, stingrays, turtles and hundreds of stunning fish; entering the DANGERZONE and facing a dealy line up of marine creatures; encountering the mysterious sea dragons; interacting with living creatures in the touch pool and standing amongst one of the largest living coral reef exhibits in the world. You can even dive or snorkel with sharks or try diving in their new reefwalker adventure
- Royal Show, Claremont showgrounds, ☎ +61 08 6263 3100 ([email protected]), . Held in the spring school holidays (last week of Sept or the first week of Oct) this showcase of WA agricultural produce, farm equipment and displays of equestrian events, sheep dog trials, wood chopping and prize farm animals has been going for more than 100 years. Entry fee.