South Perth

A view of the South Perth mill

Go back in time a century to promenade along the South Perth 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.

  • 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
  • Best day and time: not Monday (the Old Mill is closed then)
  • Save your treat stomach for: can you walk past the fresh scent of waffles at Gelare?
  • Difficulty: watson

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