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Launceston(LST) ⇒ Perth(PER)
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Perth is the capital of Western Australia. It is surrounded by nature, with vast expanses of the Australian outback on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other. It is the 4th most populous city in Australia with around 2 million inhabitants. Perth covers the city centre and the surrounding suburbs. It was founded in 1829 and had an area of 20 sq-km. It is one of the best cities to live in the world, according to Mercer’s quality of the living survey. It is a clean, safe and vibrant city.
Tip: Perth is the Sunniest city in Australia with clear and Blue Skies during 70% of the year.
Getting to Perth
Perth Airport is about 30 minutes drive from the City centre. It is connected through several flights with a large number of international destinations. There are numerous flights from all the major cities of the world. While Qantas Airlines and Virgin Australia offer flights with 1 or more stops from Launceston, it is difficult to find a direct flight. Typically flights from Launceston (LST) to Perth(per) take around 8 hours to 16 hours depending on the transit time in a stopover Melbourne and Sydney airports. Airlines like Qantas Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia and Tiger Airlines offer cheap flights from Launceston to Perth. Connecting flights are also available from multiple Airlines originating from major national and international destinations which transit through Launceston.
Tip: To get the cheapest airfare rates, look out for promotions by various Airlines.
Places of interest in Perth
Some of the significant attractive places to visit are Kings Park and Botanical Gardens, The Bell Tower, Aboriginal culture at Swan Valley, places like Prison, Maritime Museum, shipwreck Gallery and wineries in the historic Fremantle, Rottnest Island, Urban Orchard and many other places. One should not miss spending time on the pristine beaches along the Indian Ocean.
To see all places of interest and enjoy the beauty of Perth, you need to preferably stay for a minimum of 4-5 days which can extend up to 2 weeks if you can afford it.
Tip: A great many wineries in Perth make your visit memorable. Also, local sight-seeing packages are available for the convenience of tourists without their modes of transport.
Getting around in Perth
Perth is a tourists’ paradise when it comes to commuting. You have public transport of all types. Available are buses, trains, ferries and cabs as usual. Commuting using a smart card will make it cheaper and easier to move around. Buses are available even from Perth Airport, a more affordable option as always.
Shop and Dine in Perth
Areas like Subiaco, Northbridge Claremont, Cottesloe and Fremantle, offer shopping enthusiasts’ variety to choose from. Major malls are available in locations like Boorangoon, Carrington, Karrinyup and Morley. The city also has a vibrant nightlife.
Tip: You can shop for Vegemite, Chocolates, Wine, Tea, Kangaroo Jerky and many other Australian treats.
Staying in Perth
Perth has a huge number of hotels catering to all tourist budgets, whether in downtown or up-market areas. A large number of hotels are located along the Swan River stretch to add to the scenic beauty.
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