50 More Things To Do In Perth Under $50

By Kirsty Petrides
3rd Feb 2017

Perth. It is a wonderful, warm, welcoming place and we think having fun in it shouldn’t require you to re-mortgage your house. With that in mind, we found 50 things to do in Perth for under $50, and now we’ve got 50 more fun, tasty and downright rad things you can do in Perth for less than a pineapple. 

Here’s what you can do in our glorious city for less than 50 big ones.

  1. Learn how to move and shake like a pro at The Perth Swing Dance Academy—a four-week term fee is just 50 bucks.
  2. Go to the Fremantle Markets and eat all the free food samples until you’re nice and full.
  3. Drop in to Tonic Yoga for a Friday night community class. Up-and-coming yoga teachers take over the studio and payment is by donation.
  4. Host a Thermomix party. They’re free, and you get to keep the food they make afterwards. Seriously, why aren’t more people doing this?
  5. Go to Frisk. Small Bar and showcase your talents to get a free gin. Right now, they’re offering a free Hendricks to anyone who rocks up shows them a trick. (Wannabe carnies—this is your time, this is what you’ve been waiting for.)
  6. Go to Wok Street Chow House for their Tuesday night $15 wok specials.
  7. Become a rock climber at Rockface in Northbridge—it’s only $20 for a casual day pass.
  8. Go to No Mafia, order a bottle of their Sicilian red wine for $48, and enjoy it kicking back at one of their street-side tables.
  9. Buy a socially conscious candle from local Perth business, The Prospect Project . They’re $25 each, 10% goes straight to charity, and scents include ‘birthday cake’ and ‘champagne and strawberries’.
  10. Take your picnic rug and get a $10 food truck dinner at South Beach Sunset Markets in South Freo.
  11. Climb Melon Hill in Swanbourne, and then reward yourself with brunch at The Shorehouse.
  12. Go to the chocolate and wine pairing masterclass at Providore Swan Valley for $30.
  13. Book yourself in to The Left Bank Beer Club every month. A different brewery is showcased each month, and for 20 bucks you get to sample their beers, eat snacks and take home your own speccy pint glass.
  14. Pack a picnic and head to Fremantle Arts Centre for free live music in the courtyard every Sunday from 2pm.
  15. Go on a Northbridge food tour with the people from Wandering Wok.
  16. Gather some mates to form a team for Monday Quiz Night at Clancy’s Applecross.  A burger and pint for pre-quiz dinner will only set you back about $33.
  17. Head to Little Creatures Beer Hall and do a free beer tasting.
  18. Put yourself in to a food coma at Lapa Subiaco for their $45 all-you-can-eat Brazilian barbeque lunch.
  19. Sign up for two weeks of unlimited classes at The Pilates Fitness Institute.
  20. Head to The Local in South Fremantle for FREE Thursday night pub trivia.
  21. Go for tapas at Pinchos Leederville—dishes start from $1. Boo-yeah.
  22. Buy a $20 bottle of wine, take it to Francoforte Spaghetti Bar, order one of their pasta dishes, and you’ll still come in under 50 large ones.
  23. Head to The Mexican Kitchen in Fremantle for $20 fajita night every Wednesday.
  24. Go to The Young George on Tuesday night for $15 woodfired pizza and beer.
  25. Treat yourself to a high tea at Bites By D. On Thursdays and Fridays you can get their full high tea service for $50 per person.
  26. Go for Banh Mi at Mama Trans. For $50, you could actually buy five and still get change.
  27. Visit La Cholita on a Monday—drinks are $5, and a quesadillas are $10.
  28. Buy 10 bowls of Tom Yum soup from Okay Vietnamese in Northbridge.
  29. Go to Kitsch Bar for $15 Pad Thai Tuesday.
  30. Have your mind blown by the best burger you’ll ever eat at Short Order Burger Co at the Mantle.
  31. Catch a movie at the Luna Leederville outdoor cinemas.
  32. Buy $50 worth of Italian cheese at Little Sister Delicatessen.
  33. Go to the East Street Jetty on a Monday night for Under The Bridge—a collection of Fremantle food trucks serving up tasty dinners with a killer sunset view.
  34. Find out what all the fuss is about with this ‘barre’ phenomenon and get a $49 two-week pass to Xtend Barre Perth.
  35. Go for a coastal walk at Trigg and then grab a smoothie and healthy snack from Yelo.
  36. Head to Clarences on a Monday for $22 parmi and pint night.
  37. Check out some of the free yoga classes offered all over Perth by Lululemon.
  38. Grab a friend and go have a hit at Leederville Tennis Club—it's only $10 for a casual drop in game.
  39. Get around the monthly Strange Tastes events at Strange Company, where they bring you a different winemaker, brewer or distillery each month for free tastings.
  40. Go for a walk along the South Perth foreshore and then reward yourself with brekky at Gusto.
  41. Buy $50 worth of picnic snacks and go enjoy it at Kings Park.
  42. Get fit in the air with a $30 one-week pass to Rafters Aerial Fitness.
  43. Go to The Groper and His Wife and order the $39 Groper’s Banquet—a seafood extravaganza of snapper, stuffed prawns, squid, crunchy chips and salad.
  44. Learn how to do yoga on a stand up paddle board with Elemental SUP.
  45. Stock up on loads of healthy breakfast supplies at the Nood Food store.
  46. Go for a boxing session at The Queen Street Gym—nothing is quite as cathartic as hitting stuff.
  47. Get a 30 minute reflexology massage at Endota Day Spa for only $50.
  48. Join your local library and start reading more books.
  49. Head to The Cool Room for their monthly Moroccan Kitchen Friday nights dinners. A three-course menu and BYO anything for $35 per person.
  50. Treat yourself to a decadent brunch at Rochelle Adonis. For $30 you get a set menu of delicious savoury and sweet brunch creations accompanied by tea, coffee and freshly squeezed orange juice.

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Image credit: Elemental SUP

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