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Ten Reasons To Visit….Elizabeth Quay

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A list of great reasons to visit one of Perth's favourite public spaces!

Unless you have been living completely off the grid, you will know that Perth now has a fantastic new space for the community to enjoy.

Elizabeth Quay has been open since January 2016, and there is plenty for families with children of all ages to see and do, including mini golf, a playground, and lots of options for food, drink and ice cream! If you need more than one reason to visit Elizabeth Quay, here are ten.

The Elizabeth Quay playground

The Island Playground

A fantastic little playground at Elizabeth Quay that has rope play, towers, a slide, sand and water play and a birds nest swing.
Read a full review of the playground here.
It is located right next door to the Isle of Voyage Café.

Adventure Golf

Come along and play 18 holes of fun adventure golf!
Prices start from $15 for adults and $12 for children.
Open daily from 10am.
Children’s birthday parties also available!

Elizabeth Quay Carousel

A traditional Venetian carousel that has been transported all the way from Italy!
The carousel operates daily from 10am.
Tickets are $5 per person or $12 for 3 tickets, and children under 1.1 metres are free to ride with a paying adult, but they must be aged 12 months or over (one adult per child.)

Image: Elizabeth Quay Carousel Facebook page

BHP Water Park

The BHP Water Park is open every day from 10am except Tuesdays.
It closes at 8pm from December to February and at 6pm from March to November.
Entry is free!

Image: Elizabeth Quay Facebook page

The Bell Tower

See a very different view of Perth!
The Bell Tower is located on Riverside Drive, not far from the Barrack Street Jetty and is open from 10am daily.
The Observation Deck provides 360 degree views of the city, including Kings Park and South Perth.

It is close to public transport

Elizabeth Quay is super easy to get to via public transport.
Elizabeth Quay station is on the Mandurah line and is only one stop from Perth Station, which links to each of Perth’s metro train lines.
You can take the ferry across the Swan River to the South Perth Foreshore.
The Perth Blue Central Area Transit (CAT) Bus will take you to and from Elizabeth Quay to Northbridge. The route starts at the Elizabeth Quay bus station.
For something a little more on the fun side, take a trip to Elizabeth Quay on Perth’s very own hop on, hop off double decker tourist bus – the Perth Explorer! Along with Elizabeth Quay, the Perth Explorer stops at Kings Park, Watertown Shopping Outlet, the Perth Mint and Crown Casino.

Take the Perth Explorer Bus!

Walking distance to the Perth CBD

The Perth CBD is only a short walk away up Barrack Street.
Otherwise, you can hop on the train at Elizabeth Quay and get off at the next stop, Perth Station, which is in the heart of the city.
Alternatively, the blue CAT bus will take you from the Barrack Street Jetty to the Perth CBD via Northbridge.

It’s pram friendly

Elizabeth Quay has lots of pathway that is perfect for pushing the pram around!
You can also take a leisurely stroll or a quick walk along Riverside Drive and around to the South Perth foreshore if you are feeling keen!

Food and drink plus ice cream and gelato

There are plenty of options for food, drinks and ice cream, including:
V Burger Bar
Riverside Café
Gusto Gelato
Isle General Store
Barrack Street Jetty Ice Cream Kiosk

Isle of Voyage Cafe

Festivals and Events

Elizabeth Quay has a number of family friendly festivals and events throughout the year. Click on the link above to see what's on.

Are you looking for more great, family-friendly places to visit in the Perth CBD? Read on here.

Essential Information
Elizabeth Quay, William Street, Perth

Open: 24 hours. Individual businesses will have different open hours.

Cost: Free to enter, although some attractions incur a charge.

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