Boats & Ferries
The Swan River flows through Perth city and is a popular natural attraction for locals and visitors to enjoy a day out boating, fishing and picnicking.
But how do you get around the City of Perth?
Catch the Ferry
Transperth ferry services across the Swan River to the South Perth foreshore leave from the Elizabeth Quay Ferry Terminal. You can cross to South Perth in approx. 10 minutes to visit the Perth Zoo and delight in the views of Perth city from the South Perth foreshore.
Captain Cook Cruises offer a wide range of cruise options from Perth to the Port City of Fremantle or upstream, towards the magnificent Swan Valley wine region.
Boat Moorings in Elizabeth Quay
Recreational boaties can cruise into Elizabeth Quay and park in one of the 24 short stay boat moorings, which are available for public use. While you’re there stop for a drink at The Reveley Bar, grab a bite to eat at V Burger or treat yourself to some delicious Gusto ice cream.
Gondolas on the Swan
See Elizabeth Quay from a different perspective on board a venetian style gondola. A lovely way to celebrate a special occasion, birthday, anniversary, wedding, Valentine’s Day or even a marriage proposal.
See Western Australia’s very own island paradise with ferries departing Barrack Street Jetty daily. For tourists, the morning departures provide the added benefit of a stunning cruise along the Swan River with commentary from the experienced hosts.