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Perth Swan River Dinner Cruise with Beverages & Live Music

1. Perth Swan River Dinner Cruise with Beverages & Live Music

Join an evening dinner cruise on the Swan River to see the impressive Perth city skyline after sunset. Your evening begins in Central Perth, where you’ll board your boat for your journey down the Swan River. Enjoy a glass of wine, beer or soft drink provided throughout your cruise, and marvel at the twilight views of the city. Dinner includes a buffet of hot and cold dishes. Salads, bread, dessert, coffee and tea accompany your meal. Enjoy live entertainment on board the boat. Surprise entertainment may also be in store! Cocktails can be purchased from the full bar. After a delightful evening experience, the cruise returns you to Perth at 10:00 PM. Sample menu  (subject to change):   Turkish bread with olive oil  Cold dishes  • King prawns with cocktail sauce  • Selection of gourmet salads with side dressings  • Leg ham and continental meat selection served with assorted chutneys and mustards  • Assorted fresh dinner rolls  Hot dishes  • Rosemary and garlic-infused roast beef with red wine jus  • Thai-style chicken curry with steamed jasmine rice  • Baked vegetarian lasagna  • Roasted herb potatoes served with sour cream  • Medley of vegetables  Dessert  • Sliced seasonal fruit  • Assorted gateaux

Swan River: Round-Trip Cruise from Perth or Fremantle

2. Swan River: Round-Trip Cruise from Perth or Fremantle

Discover the delights of the Swan River by coming aboard a 2.5 hour round-trip cruise between Perth and Fremantle. Your Captain will point out all the key sights along the river, such as Perth’s impressive Bell Tower, the restored Swan Brewery, Kings Park, Royal Perth Yacht Club, the magnificent homes overlooking the river and Fremantle’s busy inner harbor.

Perth Bell Tower Entry Ticket and Bell Chiming Experience

3. Perth Bell Tower Entry Ticket and Bell Chiming Experience

Visit the only place in the world where you can see bell ringing in action, and take part in an interactive bell chiming experience. Get 360-degree views from the observation deck of Perth Bell Tower, and hear the Carillion bells play a tune while you are there. You can even record a free video postcard that will be uploaded to a YouTube channel for your friends and family to enjoy! Marvel at an ever growing collection of antique bells, clocks, and bell-related material from all over the world. Admire rare and fascinating artifacts, and historic bells that line the gallery walls. Look at the twelve bells gifted from St. Martin in the Fields on the bicentenary of Australia, and the bells gifted by the cities of London and Westminster later.

Swan River Twilight Cruise from Perth

4. Swan River Twilight Cruise from Perth

Enjoy your time in Perth with an early evening cruise along the majestic Swan River. The cruise departs from Barrack Street Jetty, a short stroll from Perth’s central business district.  Take in the beautiful city skyline and panoramic views as you slowly cruise the local waters of Perth and its surroundings. Relax and enjoy a complimentary drink from the bar. See Perth’s iconic sights including Elizabeth Quay, Kings Park, the Old Swan Brewery, the Burswood Peninsula, and Claisebrook Cove.

Willie Creek Live Pearl Harvest at Elizabeth Quay

5. Willie Creek Live Pearl Harvest at Elizabeth Quay

On this 30 minute discovery session you will learn of the journey an Australian pearl takes and the risks involved to produce a gem worthy of jewelry. Before beginning your harvest, make yourself known to one of the friendly staff who will direct you into the harvest room where you will perch up overlooking the beautiful Swan River. Your guide will firstly fill you in on the background of Willie Creek Pearls and how the pearling industry is structured here in Western Australia. Next, enjoy an interactive presentation detailing the intricacies of pearl farming off the coast of Broome. This includes examples of specialist equipment used on the pearl farm. You will be amazed at the process each oyster goes through in hope of producing a stunning pearl for jewelry! Your guide will open the oyster right in front of you and extract the pearl from the inside of the oyster. It is fascinating seeing a beautiful pearl extracted from a not-so-beautiful oyster. A guided tour of the showroom and different types of pearls will cap off your harvest experience. You are welcome to ask as many questions as you’d like and leave with a whole new outlook on pearling and pearls.

Perth: 1-Hour Pearl Master Class with a Drink and Snack

6. Perth: 1-Hour Pearl Master Class with a Drink and Snack

Discover Western Australia’s finest pearls in this masterclass. Get an exclusive insight into the mysterious world of pearls. Learn how pearls are grown and find out the rich history surrounding pearling in Broome, Western Australia.  Meet the queen of gemstones, the Pinctada Maxima oyster, known as the giant pearl-producing oyster in the world. Throughout the master class, you will work with this gem and see the birth of a pearl, extracted as the oyster is opened. Marvel at the most desired gems on this experience. Did you know that growing a valuable pearl could range anywhere between $500-$5,000? That’s right, and these gems symbolize power and wealth. Enjoy this glam masterclass, see rare pearls, sip on a drink, and taste unique pearl meats. Nothing says glamour quite like a pearl. Who doesn’t love pearls? Even iconic people like Cleopatra and Audrey Hepburn wore them.

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What people are saying about Barrack Street Jetty

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 253 reviews

It was exciting to learn about the bell tower and my son and I enjoyed reading history and looking the city from each level. The team workers are very kind people.

Everything was great, food, music and cruise. Highly recommended especially for special occasions.

lt was the best cruise ever. l loved the food and love music l will do theis again and again.

A fantastic experience. Wonderful food and entertainment. The river views are amazing!

The trip was perfect. Great music and informative information