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Layover In Perth, Australia

| January 15, 2015

Stuck on a Perth layover at the Perth Airport in Australia? The airport (specifically the International Terminal) is located in Redcliffe, which is roughly 11 miles from Perth’s city center, which makes the city accessible for those on long layovers. If you’re trying to figure out if you can leave the airport during your Perth layover, click here for useful tips.

layover stopover Perth things to doThe airport offers many services and activities for those stuck on Perth layovers, including shopping and eating, WiFi connection, Observation Decks in T1, T3 and T4, and an outdoor viewing area on Dunreath Drive. There are also Parent Rooms in every terminal, banks and currency exchange, baggage services, and more.

If you are looking to ditch your bags while you explore Perth, luggage lockers available by Smarte Carte are located outside Terminal 1 and Terminals 3 and 4.

If you arrive at night or are looking for a place to rest, there are a number of hotels near the airport. For a full list of Perth hotels at varying price points, click here.

There are many transportation options if you are planning on leaving the airport to explore the city on your Perth layover, including taxis, rental cars, and The Perth Airport CONNECT Shuttle Service which will drop you off at five locations. There is a bus service operated by Transperth – number 37 – to and from T3 and T4 at Perth Airport, although not from T1 (International Terminal).

Layover Guide’s Suggestions Of Things To Do On A Perth Layover:

Perth Tours

There are many Perth tours to choose from based on your interests and the length of your layover. Tours include dinner cruises, walking and bike tours, swimming with dolphins, wine and beer tours, and lots more.

Kings Park

A perfect place for weary travelers to stretch their legs, Kings Park in Australia is one of the largest inner city parks in the world, and home to the Perth Botanical Gardens and the State War Memorial.

Address: Perth WA 6005, Australia

Swan River

You can take various boat tours and the Perth ferry and cruise along the Swan River to nearby Fremantle or the Swan Valley area.

Queens Gardens

A great place to walk around or picnic, Queens Gardens is known for its open spaces, blooming water lilies and black swans. There’s a Peter Pan statue that is a replica of London’s statue in Kensington Gardens.

Address: East Perth WA 6004, Australia

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