While you are in the area, be sure to spend a few hours taking in colorful neighborhoods like Cottesloe, Floreat and Subiaco.
Karrakatta has a number of museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Take a guided tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the wonderful artworks at the SCITECH Discovery Centre and the Francis Burt Law Education Centre and Museum. To experience Perth’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the much-loved performing arts institutes such as the Old Mill Theatre in South Perth and the His Majesty's Theatre.
Looking for some fun for the kids? Be thoroughly entertained at the various child-friendly destinations close by. Take photos, admire the exhibits and discover the variety of species at Perth Zoo.
Get your body moving out-of-doors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Join in a ball game, read a book, or just relax in the shade at the Kings Park and Botanic Garden.
Find the perfect accessory, stock up on groceries or just enjoy the atmosphere at nearby fashion hotspots like the Murray Street Mall.
There are a number of fun options for those travelling without children including Swan Brewery.
Fans of Australia rules football (AFL) will love the atmosphere at iconic Subiaco Oval, home of the West Coast Eagles and the popular Fremantle Dockers. When the full-time hooter blows, follow the local sports obsessives to a nearby pub for a post-match beer ot two.
When it’s time to rest up after a busy day discovering the many charms of Karrakatta, check in to one of the area's many bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. The Parmelia Hilton Perth, the Rydges Perth and the Four Points By Sheraton Perth are just some of the most popular accommodation options here.