Go back in time a century to promenade through South Perth, along the river foreshore 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(ish) detective trail. South Perth is celebrating its 120-year anniversary this summer, so keep an eye out for lots of activities and tours on your puzzle walk!
Start (and end) location: Perth Zoo
Distance: 3 km
Time to complete: around 3 hours
Bring: scooters or bikes; a picnic
Best side trip: Obviously the zoo, but if you have time, the Old Mill museum (closed Mondays)
Best day and time: Sunday mornings for the South Perth Community Markets at Windsor Park
Save your treat stomach for: take the ferry to Elizabeth Quay for Gusto Gelato – it really is that good!
Difficulty level: Watson