Did you even go on holiday if you didn’t post about it on Instagram? Whether you’re a Perth City local or visiting for a holiday, you’ll find plenty of amazing insta-worthy spots of hidden Perth gems to where you can show this beautiful city at its finest. From stunning backdrops to drool-worthy food, you’ll find everything you need to give your Instagram a splash of life right here in the city.
The Bell Tower
Take your insta to new heights, and take a walk up the iconic Bell Tower at Elizabeth Quay, just 5 minutes walk from Holiday Inn Perth City Centre. The tower has 3 viewing platforms, with a excellent view of Swan River, so you’re guaranteed to get at least one good shot. It’s the perfect place to get that beautiful sunset pic that Perth is renowned for. If you want to take your insta-game to the next level, stick around to hear the 18 magnificent bells ringing – it’ll make a great insta story.
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Holiday Inn Perth City Centre is surrounded by amazing street art – you can even see some of it from our rooms! Start your street art tour at Wolf Lane, right behind the hotel where you’ll find falling ladies, a wolf and a bright geometrical wall – perfect for a pic. If you want to take a tour of Perth street art, we recommend Oh Hey WA or plan your own via the Streets of Perth website.
You can capture amazing views all over Perth, but it’s most breathtaking from the water. There are plenty of cruises that will take your breath away and make you wish you could capture the feeling and scenery in a photo. Captain Cook Cruises are the best way to see Perth, and if you’re lucky you might even see a few dolphins along the way! Take a cruise from Fremantle to Perth and enjoy a as they allow you to have some delicious lunch from while you Fremantle to Perth and take in all the sights during the ride.
When in Fremantle…
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After you’ve taken the cruise to Fremantle, you’ll need to make a beeline for the South Fremantle café, Ootong and Lincoln. Here you’ll find a mural by Local WA Artist, Anya Brock of two incredibly colourful zebras covering the entire face of the café. What you’ll find there is a pair of beautiful coloured zebras that have been painted as a mural by local WA artist, Anya Brock. Once you’re done striking a pose with this joyous work of art, you can pop into the café for a coffee and one of their renowned cakes.
Outdoor Cinemas and Twinkling Skies
Northbridge is the place to go if you’re looking for outdoor cinemas and a little night time twinkle to your Insta feed. In the summer, the Rooftop Movies have you covered, or you can watch a free film in the Northbridge Piazza on the weekends. Settle into a comfy bean bags and head out to a rooftop cinema, or try the Northbridge Piazza for some movie watching, delicious food and even a little live entertainment.
Every View is a Good View at Kings Park
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Kings Park has 400 hectares of great photo opportunities. The beautiful and picturesque park overlooks Perth City and the Swan River. Add a gourmet picnic and a cute blanket to this backdrop, and you’ve got yourself the perfect shot. Don’t forget your book because you’ll want to find the best trees to curl up under and read while the kids enjoy one of the many playgrounds on offer.
No trip to Perth is complete without a Quakka Selfie! A day trip to Rottnest Island is a must; you’ll find amazing beaches, great pubs and of course the Quokka – an animal only found on Rottnest.
I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream on Insta
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Are you a thrill-seeker? Then Adventure World is for you! Get the best adventure-filled selfies at Adventure World in Perth. With some of the best most thrill-seeking roller-coasters and water rides in Australia, you’ll be able to have a whole lot of screaming fun right here. Don’t forget to pack your selfie stick! You won’t want to miss a photo op.
It’s not a visit to Perth without a trip to see the native animals. If wildlife is your thing, you’ll find more what you bargained for at Perth Zoo. What makes Perth Zoo different from the rest is that they pride themselves on collecting conserving endangered species and breeding protecting rare animals from extinction., endangered species. If you’re looking for a little ‘wow’ factor in your Insta animal photos, then Perth Zoo is a must visit. You might even be lucky enough to help feed the animals!
A Little Piece of Insta Envy at Holiday Inn
Nothing says holiday like a relaxed hotel snap. Kick on those hotel slides, order room service in bed and take a pic! You’ll make your friends on Insta wish There’s nothing like a snap or two of your beautiful hotel on Instagram to have people wishing they were right there with you! Holiday Inn Perth City Centre is located in the heart of the city, just minutes’ walk from all the best entertainment, shopping and sites. Upload your pictures to Instagram using our free WiFi while you relax in our hotel bar Ivy & Jack with a cocktail.