Western Australia: Majestic landscapes for big sky thinking

With an influx of new openings in and a plethora of nature experiences just moments from the city, Perth is the perfect adventure playground for your next business event.

Sitting on the banks of the Swan River (Derbal Yerrigan) in Whadjuk Noongar country, Australia’s sunniest capital city Perth (Boorloo) effortlessly blends urban cool with raw natural beauty.

Its heart is bustling with bars, restaurants, hotels, shopping and cultural spaces, and is also home to one of the world’s most beautiful inner-city parks, Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Within 30 minutes of the city centre, business travellers can be exploring Western Australia’s oldest wine region, watching a famous Western Australian sunset over the Indian Ocean, discovering an island paradise or walking the streets of Fremantle (Walyalup).

The Warders Hotel, Fremantle.
The Warders Hotel, Fremantle. Image credit: Tourism Western Australia.


An array of new public spaces and revitalised buildings have activated Perth city and its surrounds. The vibrant waterfront precinct of Elizabeth Quay connects Perth to the Swan River with new hotels such as The Ritz-Carlton Perth and DoubleTree Hilton Perth Waterfront offering riverfront views, premium event spaces and a selection of dining options.

Elizabeth quay, Perth.
Elizabeth quay, Perth. Image credit: aeroture_au via social media.


Linking Perth CBD to Northbridge, Yagan Square connects people to place and is a recognition of Western Australia’s Aboriginal heritage. Not to be missed is the spectacular new WA Museum Boola Bardip, acting as a gateway to explore all of WA, and a place to share the State’s many stories. Across the river, connected by the Matagarup Bridge, is the 60,000 seat Optus Stadium that boasts world-class event spaces with spectacular city backdrops.

WA Museum Boola Bardip, Perth.
WA Museum Boola Bardip, Perth. Image credit: Tourism Western Australia.


Famously home to the world’s friendliest marsupial, the quokka, Rottnest Island (Wadjemup) is a unique island paradise located just a short 25 minute ferry ride from the mainland. Business travellers can explore the island by foot, scenic flight, Segway, skydive or waterbike. Within 45 minutes of Perth CBD, delegates can be swimming with wild dolphins in Rockingham or cruising the canal waterways in Mandurah.

Optus Stadium and Matagarup Bridge, Burswood.
Optus Stadium and Matagarup Bridge, Burswood. Image credit: Tourism Western Australia.


Continuing the boom in new and refurbished accommodation, since 2020, Perth has welcomed the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Perth Waterfront overlooking the Swan River and city skyline; Vibe Hotel in the inner-city suburb of Subiaco; Samphire Rottnest, the island’s first boutique luxury accommodation offering; and the boutique, heritage-listed Warders Hotel in Fremantle.

With the influx of new hotels came the opening of signature restaurants across the city. Enjoy fine dining at venues such as Hearth at The Ritz-Carlton Perth, Nobu at Crown Perth, Santini Bar & Grill at QT Perth, Garum at The Westin and Wildflower at COMO The Treasury.

Perth is the perfect adventure playground for your next business event, explore more at businesseventsperth.com

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