Have you heard the news?! Travelers will be able to fly directly between Perth and Shanghai as part of a five-week trial launching next year, sparking a new age for West Australian tourism. How great is that!
China Eastern Airlines will operate the three flights a week starting on January 15, 2020, and ending on February 17 – over the Chinese New Year peak season.WA Premier Mark McGowan said: “Having never flown directly to Perth, these China Eastern direct flights will make it that much easier for Chinese visitors to access the great tourism experiences we have to offer in Western Australia.” Welcome to CULINARY TOURISM! Just to mention few breathtaking places in Perth: Swan Valley – First Humane Food Region – just 25 minutes from Perth, packed with gourmet restaurants, award winning wineries, breweries, destilleries, countless gourmet artisan handcrafted confectionery and much much more. Click HERE to read more. Kings Park & Botanic Garden – One of the world’s largest and most beautiful inner city parks. It is rich in Aboriginal and European history, contemporary culture and offers innovative design, displays and services.Kings Park is home to the spectacular Western Australian Botanic Garden, which displays over 3,000 species of the State’s unique flora. Two thirds of the 400 hectare park is protected as bushland and provides a haven for native biological diversity. Visitors can enjoy sweeping views of the Swan and Canning Rivers, the city skyline and the Darling Ranges to the east. Bushland walk trails, immaculate gardens and parklands and a variety of children’s discovery play areas can all be found in Kings Park. Click HERE to read more. Rottnest Island – just 19 km off the coast of Perth City, but an entire world away, lies the sunny holiday island of Rottnest, blessed with a causal atmosphere, picturesque scenery, dazzling marine life and some of the world’s fines beaches and pristine bays. Don’t forget to share your selfie with our famous Quokkas. Click HERE to read more. Swan River Scenic Cruise – Whilst you are visiting Perth, it is a must to take a cruise along the Swan River. The 2.5-hour Swan River cruise allows you to see the wonderful sights that can only be viewed from the river, as you cruise to Fremantle and back to Perth. Cruise past the magnificent homes overlooking the calm and picturesque waters. Click HERE to read more. A Litle Blue Boathouse – You can’t depart Perth without having a photo of you in the background with the most photographed place – A Little Blue Boathouse. Take a drive along Perth’s scenic Mounts Bay Road any day of the week and you will see queues of smartly dressed Asian tourists squashed together along a narrow riverside footpath waiting to snap the perfect selfie with the 90-year-old blue boathouse. What the locals say? The most asked question by Singaporean’s and Malaysian’s tourists – “How to get there?” 🙂 Share yours #littleblueboathouse. Click HERE to read more. Fremantle Markets – Step inside and enjoy the distinctive atmosphere of over a hundred years (established in 1897) of vibrant culture and heritage. Listen carefully and you just might hear the horse and carts of yesteryear, arriving at the markets full to the brim of fresh fruit and vegetables. Now boasting over 150 stalls, each as unique as the next, the Fremantle Markets are a must-see for locals and tourists alike. Click HERE to read more. We really hope you’ll enjoy your stay in Perth. Don’t forget to pop into Morish Nuts stores located in Swan Valley, Watertown and Fremantle Markets to say hello and stock up on world-class handcrafted confectionery made locally by artisans at our Morish Nuts Swan Valley factory. Don’t forget to ask our friendly staff for complimentary tastings. Credit: https://7news.com.au/news/wa/perth-to-shanghai-direct-flights-to-be-trialled-in-2020-as-part-of-wa-tourism-boost-c-473687