Perth is the capital of the Australian state of Western Australia. Perth is located on the west coast of Australia near the Indian Ocean, at the mouth of the Swan River. The modern metropolis of Perth is a great place to relax before exploring the great expansive West of Australia. Perth is a young city that continues to evolve. The Perth city centre has been revitalized over the years adding more cafes, restaurants and small bars. The mega waterfront development, which looks like a mini-version of Darling Harbor in Sydney, is sure to add a lot to the city.
Perth has an attractive setting on the Swan River and nearby to several stunning beaches that are a lot less crowded than its east coast counterparts, which also adds tremendous appeal.