Escape the urban playground for a lush oasis in amongst over
2000 indigenous plants within minutes of the city’s chaos. Follow Fraser Avenue
lined with towering gum trees and the aroma of eucalyptus to glorious picnic
spots or any number of sprawling playgrounds to let the little ones burn off some energy.
Or those on a thigh-burning quest can attack any number of
the trails, including the Lotterywest Federation Walkway or the challenging Kokoda
Track Memorial Walk which pays tribute to the Australian troops who fought in
In spring, you’ll be treated to blooming wildflowers but the
iconic State War Memorial commands year round city and river views and is the
spot to join guided walks.
Opt for a leisurely sojourn in the parks’ cafes including
the high-end Fraser’s Restaurant. Add an indigenous keepsake from the
Aboriginal Art Gallery or handcrafted objects of art from Aspects gift
Also keep an eye out for the year round events such as the Moonlight
Cinemas, live concerts and theatre performances, guided walks, seminars,
gardening advice and the annual ANZAC dawn service.