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.
You can also catch a ferry to Optus Stadium with Captain Cook Cruises or the Little Ferry Co. Escape the crowds on the way to the game, and take it slow by catching a ferry to the game.
Both operators provide a different experience. Captain Cook Cruises leaves from Barracks St Jetty or South Perth (your choice) taking advantage of the beautiful river and amazing jetty facilities at the stadium. Choose from a convenient transfer on the River Cat or combine it with an amazing meal at the Reveley and a VIP entry to the Camfield.
The Little Ferry Co. provide game day ferry’s, specialising in groups from 6 to 12 guests leaving from Elizabeth Quay. You can even BYO snacks and beverages.
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 with Gondolas on the Swan, 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.