Connolly is within easy reach of a range of colorful Perth’s attractions. The Hillarys Boat Harbour and the Aquarium of Western Australia are two of the popular places to visit. Two other worthy points of interest that are close by Connolly are the Marangaroo Golf Course and Whiteman Park.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a rewarding holiday destination. Spend part of the day discovering the exhibits at the Fire Safety Education Centre and Museum, the SCITECH Discovery Centre and Perth Mint. Enjoy seeing local and touring talent live on stage at the Old Mill Theatre in South Perth, the Playhouse Theatre and the Perth Concert Hall. The area is a treasure trove for art lovers. Don’t miss the Art Gallery of Western Australia and the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts.
If you are travelling with kids, let them run around at the family attractions nearby. Experience a unique wildlife experience at the Caversham Wildlife Park in Morley and Perth Zoo.
Get active in the great outdoors at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Feel the breeze through your hair at one of the local beaches, for example Cottesloe Beach. The ecological parks such as the Yanchep National Park in Yanchep, allow visitors to see the species of flora and fauna that exist in the region. Spend a morning in one of the parks and gardens, which include the Kings Park and Botanic Garden.
If you love to shop, you’ll love the many stores of the Murray Street Mall and the Hay Street Mall.
For those travelling without kids there are some great places to spend time, such as the Little River Winery in Henley Brook, Swan Brewery and Talijancich Winery.
Those who are into sports can spend an afternoon cheering on the West Coast Eagles Australia rules football (AFL) team in winter and the Fremantle Dockers at the iconic Subiaco Oval, the city’s sporting heart and soul. After the game, follow the stream of local sports fans to a nearby pub or bar for a post-match beer ot two.
When it’s time to relax after enjoying the many charms of Connolly, check in to one of the area’s convenient bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the amenities at the Parmelia Hilton Perth, the Travelodge Perth, and the popular Rendezvous Grand Hotel Perth Scarborough.