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44 Awesome Things To Do In Perth This Winter

By Rebecca Keating
8th Jul 2021

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While we obviously can’t go past a summer in Perth, there’s something oh-so-inviting about getting cosy and digging into some seriously delicious winter treats. There’s a tonne going on this winter in Perth, from road trips to melted cheese market stalls and an epic line up of foodie experiences. 

Before you hibernate and hide away from the few months of cold we experience in this ridiculously good part of the world, check out our wrap of 44 amazing things to do in Perth this winter. 

  1. Guzzle hot chocolates in your own private igloo.

  2. Roast marshmallows by the fire at the winter edition of the Scarborough Sunset Markets.

  3. Level up your morning routine with a warming cup of matcha.

  4. Tuck into delish bites at Republic Of Fremantle.

  5. Indulge in a boujee winter food experience at the State Buildings. 

  6. Pack a decent spread and check out our pick of WA’s best winter picnic spots.  

  7. Strap on a pair of skates at these Perth ice rinks.

  8. Get rugged up for the ultimate foodie escape in Margs and Busso at Cabin Fever

  9. Head north to swim with the sea’s gentle giants, aka whale sharks.

  10. Plan a trip to Rotto and tick these experiences off your bucket list. 

  11. Round up some hungry friends and devour this cheesy cob loaf.

  12. Plan a killer date night with these top date ideas that aren’t just dinner and drinks.

  13. And don’t miss out on Truffle High Tea at The Westin.

  14. Cosy up in a beanbag at Girls School Cinema, the coolest movie spot in town.

  15. Can’t get enough of truffles? Book in for Bib and Tucker’s Winter Warming Truffle Dego. 

  16. Grab a hot cup of jo at Perth’s best coffee spots

  17. Or, while away winter over a series of amazing long lunches.

  18. Take your pick from our favourite board games and have a night in.

  19. Go check out the exhibitions at Fremantle Arts Centre or WA Art Gallery.

  20. Or go for a wander through the incredible WA Museum Boola Bardip.

  21. Get your jazz on underground at the Jazz Cellar, or spend sultry winter nights at The Ellington.

  22. Eat all the dumplings your body can handle.

  23. Laugh off the cold weather at Perth Comedy Lounge.

  24. Treat yo’ self with Perth’s best massages.

  25. Load up on the cheesy goodness with Perth’s best toasties.

  26. Explore Perth on one of these epic bike trails.

  27. Hit up all the best markets happening around town.

  28. Warm up with a thermal luminosity facial at one of our all time favourite day spas

  29. Have a staycation at one of Perth’s hottest boutique hotels.

  30. Keep warm and go rock climbing at one of these spots.

  31. Jump in the car and go whale watching—'tis the season.

  32. Turn up the heat with a show from The Rechabite’s new winter program.

  33. Apologise to mum and head out for one of these top Sunday roasts instead.

  34. Test your tastebuds with the hottest Nashville fried chicken from Drasko’s.

  35. Slurp your way through Perth’s most epic bowls of ramen.

  36. Or, eat all of the laksa Perth has to offer.

  37. Take comfort food to a new extreme and order your pizza by the metre at Ischia.

  38. Pack the car and cue the tunes on one of these awesome WA road trips.

  39. Brave the elements and tick off all the best walks and hikes in Perth.

  40. Get your hands dirty at a pottery workshop.

  41. Or book in for one of these awesome creative workshops and take up a new hobby.

  42. Head to WA’s most beautiful spot for hot air ballooning and soak up a breathtaking sunrise from the clouds.

  43. Pack your bath bombs and head to one of these cosy WA cottages with baths.

  44. Or just grab a bowl of popcorn and binge your way through 20 must-watch movies while you wait for the sunshine to return.

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Image credit: Winter Village

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