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50 Things To Do In Perth This Summer

By Anna Franklyn
21st Dec 2017

Get excited Perth peeps, this summer is gearing up to be the busiest one yet!

Bucket lists at the ready, here are 50 things to do in Perth this summer.

  1. Catch a flick at one of these outdoor cinemas in Perth.
  2. Take your dog camping at one of these dog-friendly camping spots.
  3. Head over to Rotto and cycle around the island, reliving your favourite Ship to Shore memories.
  4. Spend as much time dining at the beach as possible. Our picks would be newbies Canteen in Cott or Island Market in Trigg; but there are also the golden oldies OdysseaHamptonsIl Lido, Coast and Bib & Tucker.
  5. Get your spritz on at one of these awesome venues.
  6. Go and eat all of the oysters at Perth's newest oyster bar.
  7. Eat fish and chips from one of these spots at the beach.
  8. Take your pooch to one of these awesome Perth dog beaches.
  9. Keep cool and watch one of these 7 documentaries that will change your life.
  10. Set out on a summer picnic at one of these spots.
  11. Book yourself a holiday at one of the most Instagrammable AirBnB properties in our fine state.
  12. Work on your abs at one of the best reformer pilates classes in Perth.
  13. Pretend you’re a tourist for a day at the Fremantle Markets.
  14. Work your way through all of these new Perth restaurants, bars and cafes.
  15. Get yourself a sausage roll or two from these spots.
  16. Visit the Hills for some fun among the shady gumtrees. Here are all our fave spots.
  17. Follow the food truck road to the Twilight Hawkers Markets.
  18. Eat your way through the best gelato in Perth.
  19. And then make up for it by finding some healthy takeaway.
  20. Get on your bike and cycle one of Perth’s best bike trails.
  21. Take your drinks sky-high at one of Perth’s best rooftop bars.
  22. Book tickets for Laneway Festival, quick!
  23. Head down south and check out all the best breweries and distilleries.
  24. Book yourself into one of Perth’s best workshops.
  25. Go out dancing at one of the places that don’t suck.
  26. Spend as many nights as possible at Perth's coolest new pop up, Ice Cream Factory.
  27. Go down south (again) and check out Black Brewing Co’s new spot, Little Brother.
  28. And maybe walk the cape to cape if you’ve got the energy.
  29. Treat your best mate to some dog beer.
  30. Sit in the aircon and binge on the best true crime podcasts.
  31. Go and check out the new Noodle Palace.
  32. And figure out which Fringe shows you're going to see.
  33. Fill your calendar with events from PIAF.
  34. Only exercise in the ocean, it’s too hot for anything else.
  35. Grab some snags and have a sunset barbecue at Kings Park.
  36. Save your pennies and put yourself up for a night at The Tradewinds, it's seriously luxe after their big refurb.
  37. Get ready for an Adult’s only ball pit to hit Perth.
  38. Get downward at one of these awesome Perth yoga studios.
  39. Watch allllll of the sunsets at one of these spectacular spots.
  40. Jump on the stand-up paddle boarding bandwagon and learn how to SUP at one of these spots.
  41. Find out how to survive a Perth heatwave, just in case!
  42. Discover WA’s most beautiful waterfalls.
  43. Get your mitts on Perth's first avocado burger.
  44. Take some time to chill out at Salt Float Studio.
  45. Go and one of these stunning walks and hikes in the south west.
  46. Gather your crew and get yourself to a barefoot bowls sessions at one of these spots.
  47. Buy as many indoor plants as you can squeeze into your house.
  48. Brush up on these hangover cures from around the world, you know you’re going to need them.
  49. While we’re on the topic of hangovers, check out the best ways to pimp your mi goreng.
  50. Or leave it to the pros and order this mi goreng bao burger from Sixty Grams.

Image credit: Nancy Hanna

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