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Best things to do in East Perth

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Gift Shop
“Popular with adults and children, the Perth Mint offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of gold in Western Australia. The Gold Exhibition displays the world's largest coin, weighing a whopping one-tonne, as well as gold nuggets and bullion. In the 1899 melting house, you can watch pure gold being poured to form a solid bar, and you can also ogle the largest collection of gold nuggets in the Southern Hemisphere. Hourly guided talks provide fascinating insight into the discovery of gold in the state and the history of the Perth mint, and the tours include a short film. You can even find out your weight's worth in gold. After your visit, stop by the gift shop for unusual souvenirs or enjoy a Devonshire Tea at the cafe.”
47 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“ A beautiful place to sit overlooking the water and watching the world go by.”
39 locals recommend
Rental Car Location
“Just a 10 minute bus ride away to this car rental place which has really good rates. ”
15 locals recommend
Cricket Ground
“If your a cricket fan, you have to check out a game @ Western Australia Cricket Ground.”
14 locals recommend
Island
“See Kangaroos. This is an island in the Swan River, within sight of the city skyline.Near the Causeway. The best time to visit is in the evening before dark, when the rangers come to feed the kangaroos. There are around half a dozen of them, roaming free on their own part of the island”
30 locals recommend
Café
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“Good coffee and great spot for breakfast or lunch. Right on the Cove and with indoor and outdoor seating. Has water mist cooling in the outdoor areas on hot days.”
27 locals recommend
Soccer Stadium
“WA's premier rectangular stadium, NIB Stadium is home to the Perth Glory and Western Force as well as hosting headline concerts such as the Foo Fighters.”
19 locals recommend
Park
“A beautiful park in East Perth with ponds, and manicured gardens. Worth the walk from either the city or on the free yellow CAT bus route.”
9 locals recommend
Pub
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“Nice atmosphere for a casual drink. You can order some pub food as well. The pizza is awesome and enough to feed the whole family”
9 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Tasty food and great large outdoor seating area under umbrellas right on the Cove.”
16 locals recommend
Café
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“Kinky has a lovely cosy feeling and good food. Quieter during the week and may have to wait a bit on the weekends. ”
10 locals recommend
Store
“A fun way to see the river and local sights. Do the 10km 'round the river', stop in at South Perth for brunch, or a fantastic way to see Kings Park. Or do all of these!!”
9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Only serves Degustation menu - recommended for couples - their menu is available on their website”
12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Our cuisine is described as modern Australian. A blending of the world’s finest culinary techniques and Australia’s abundance of choice fresh produce resulting in what I see as the most exciting, innovative, and above all, flavoursome cuisine today.”
7 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Tasty and reasonably cheap with a mixture of Asian style dishes. Does take away.”
6 locals recommend
Premise
“As one of Western Australia's leading tourist attractions, The Perth Mint offers a unique combination of activities, exhibitions and demonstrations, enabling visitors to experience the astonishing allure of gold.”
12 locals recommend