South Perth

Go back in time a century to promenade along the river and down Mends St to the zoo like the early holidaymakers of Perth while tracking an animal-napper. Suitable for younger children, this is a short(ish) and easy detective trail. Almost all little detectives will need are sharp observations skills to spot hidden names.

Start (and end) location: Perth Zoo
Distance: 3 km
Time to complete: around 2 hours
Bring: scooters or bikes; a picnic
Best side trip: Obviously the zoo, but if you have time, the Old Mill museum
Best day and time: not Monday (the Old Mill is closed then)
Save your treat stomach for: take the ferry to Elizabeth Quay for Gusto Gelato – it really is that good!
Difficulty level: Watson

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