Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Perth


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Estimated cost Free Estimated duration 90 mins Distance away Less than a mile away
The Swan River Colony was the arrival point for migrants and convicts, from 1829 onwards. For the story of what they constructed in the city that became modern Perth, join the volunteer tour guides at the Perth City Visitor Kiosk, in the Murray Street Mall near Forrest Place, in their 90 minute walking tour at 10.15am.
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