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7 Cool Things To Do In Perth That You Have To Experience At Least Once In Your Life

Travel to the 'City of Lights' to experience these amazing sights!

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Did you know that Perth is filled with hidden gems just waiting to be explored?

From gorgeous scenic landscapes to exotic wildlife found nowhere else in the world, Perth is rapidly gaining attention as a world-class travel destination for adventure-seekers!

From now until 30 September 2020, you can discover Perth with AirAsia from just RM369

With 7 weekly flights to Perth, you can now travel at your convenience at these affordable one-way rates:

Economy seat: RM369
Premium flatbed: from RM1190
Booking period: now until 29 March 2020
Travel period: 17 February - 30 September 2020

What are you waiting for? Gather up your fam and plan your next holiday now!

Here are 7 fun things you can do in Perth:

1. Marvel at the Milky Way while enjoying a barbeque dinner

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Spend an evening at the Pinnacles Desert and watch the sky transform from brilliant sunset colours into a spectacular night sky lit up with billions of stars. You can feast on a delicious barbeque dinner and camp out on the moon-like landscape, all the while under the blanket of the Milky Way Galaxy. You'll be speechless at the sheer vastness of the universe!

2. Befriend the happiest animal in the world (ahh, sho kiuut!)

Drop by Rottnest Island to take a selfie with the world's happiest animal, found only on the island, which is a 45-minute ferry ride from Perth. These nocturnal marsupials were first described as "a kind of rat as big as a cat" by a Dutch sea captain, who went on to name the island 't Eylandt 't Rottenest, which means Rat's Nest Island. However, Quokkas have won the hearts of locals and tourists alike with their happy expressions that can range from a shy smile to a toothy grin. Absolutely adorable!

3. Experience an adrenaline rush and admire breathtaking views from the only island skydive experience in Western Australia

Enjoy the thrilling sensation of the wind rushing through your hair as you skydive from 15,000 feet above Rottnest Island at Skydive Geronimo. You'll get a magnificent bird's-eye view of the island while free-falling at 200km/h for up to 66 seconds. It's guaranteed to get your heart pumping!

4. Take a relaxing sunset stroll along the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere

At 1.841km, the Busselton Jetty is the longest timber piled jetty in the Southern Hemisphere, and the second-longest in the world! You can either take a leisurely 25-minute stroll, or board a solar-powered Jetty Train on a 1.7km journey over the Indian Ocean. Descend eight metres below the ocean's surface to the Underwater Observatory, where you can admire Australia's greatest artificial reefs and over 300 individual marine species in their natural habitat. So cool!

5. Seize the opportunity to dine eight metres below the surface of the ocean at Australia's first-ever underwater dining experience

Ever wanted to dine under the sea? Well, you can do so in Busselton's Underwater Observatory, one of only six locations you can do so in the world! Delight in amazing meals which feature only the freshest ingredients, including scallops, whiting, wagyu beef, marron, duck and rock lobster, all sourced from Margaret River and its surroundings. It's the dream dining experience! Just don't use your fork to comb your hair, yeah? ;)

6. Have an amazing time navigating your way out of one of the largest giant hedge mazes in Australia

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Visit Amaze'n Margaret River Maze and have fun playing hide 'n seek in this 25-year-old giant maze that's 3 metres tall. Besides that, there's also an 18-hole mini-golf course, a Giant Chess and Draughts, Jenga, and other cool puzzles to try in shaded parts of the beautifully-landscaped garden. There's something for everyone!

7. Take a cruise to see the world-famous Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins

Embark upon a 1.5-hour wildlife adventure on the Mandurah dolphin tour to see these world-famous dolphins as they play and dive through the vast ocean around you. Mandurah is home to the largest residential population of Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphins in Western Australia, and Mandurah Cruises guarantee that you'll definitely spot dolphins on this trip, or you can cruise again for free!

Perth is only a 5.5-hours flight from Malaysia, and AirAsia has come up with the PERTH-fect 7D6N itinerary for those who wish to visit these awesome places

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Book your flights starting from RM369 now. Visit AirAsia's official website for more information.