Perth walking tours: From free tours to paid themed options | Finder

Perth walking tours compared 2021

Find deals and discounts on themed walking tours in Perth.

We’re reader-supported and may be paid when you visit links to partner sites. We don’t compare all products in the market, but we’re working on it!

Uncover Perth's rich history and its modern, hidden gems with a local expert guide who really knows their stuff.

Perth walking tours come in all shapes and sizes, from themed tours to create-your-owns with a tour guide, map or app on your phone. The City of Perth also runs free walking tours daily, so you don’t need to spend a cent if you don't want to.

Perth walking tours comparison guide

Here we’ve pulled together an idea of the most popular walking tours available in Perth.

Tour nameTour lengthHighlightsStarting priceWhere to book
Explore Perth City Walking Tour1.5 hoursHidden gem restaurants and cafés, Perth CBD, Elizabeth Quay$20Viator
Arcades and Laneways Walking Tour2.5 hoursNorthbridge pub stop with drink, laneway and arcade visits, Bell Tower$45Viator
Fremantle Convicts and Colonials Walking Tour2 hoursFremantle Town Hall, Fremantle Prison$45RedBalloon
Perth Scavenger Hunt3 hoursGPS navigation around Perth,$35Two Feet & A Heartbeat
Orientation Tour1.5 hoursOrientation, icons, art, heritage, architecture, historyFreeCity of Perth

Popular walking tours and themes

City sightseeing tours

Some of the main sights to see around Perth are Kings Park and the Botanic Gardens, Elizabeth Quay and the State Buildings. Like Melbourne, Perth also has its own network of laneways and arcades that are being revived with small businesses and street art.

Food walking tours

Discover produce, wines and chocolates of the region, meet the makers and sample their creations, too.

Perth morning coffee, culture and art walking tour
Perth morning coffee, culture and art walking tour


Bites, bars and Backstreets Northbridge walking tour
Bites, bars and Backstreets Northbridge walking tour


Fremantle tours

Perth has a fascinating heritage from the settlers and explorers through to convicts, sailors and gold miners. A Fremantle walking tour will uncover all this along with its architectural heritage, such as colonial buildings built by convicts and the renowned Fremantle Prison. 30 minutes from the centre of Perth, Fremantle also boasts great coffee and markets to explore on foot.

Fremantle convicts and colonials walking tour
Fremantle convicts and colonials walking tour


Free walking tour Perth

City of Perth iCity volunteer tour guides offer a different free walking tour each day of the week, departing the Information Kiosk in the Murray Street Mall at 2pm. They also operate orientation walking tours every day at 11am Monday to Saturday or midday on Sundays.

You can tour Kings Park and the Botanic Garden with free, volunteer-led walking tours up to three times a day. Booking is generally not necessary.

Apps and audio guides for Perth self-guided walking tours

Download maps and audio guides to your phone or print them to explore your choice of area at your own pace

  • Experience Perth: Various walking itineraries for Perth city, Fremantle, Peel and Armadale, Rottnest Island and Guildford
  • Fremantle story: Themed walking tour suggestions around Fremantle, displayed on Google maps

More guides on Finder

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Finder only provides general advice and factual information, so consider your own circumstances, or seek advice before you decide to act on our content. By submitting a question, you're accepting our Terms of Use, Disclaimer & Privacy Policy and Privacy & Cookies Policy.
Go to site