Finding Peace at Piney Lakes Reserve

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Piney Lakes Reserve is a peaceful and beautiful 68-hectare space for conservation and recreation, located in the southern suburb of Winthrop. 50 hectares of native bushland and wetlands occupy the northern and western parts of Piney Lakes.

The southern and eastern ends of the reserve are made up of developed parklands, with the focal point being the sensory playground and adjacent lake off Murdoch Drive. Piney Lakes is ideal as a family friendly picnic and play area, with lots of clean open spaces and paths for walking, jogging and cycling.

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Kings Park Walkway

Fancy Being High Up In The Tree Tops?

Do you fancy being high up in the tree tops? The LotteryWest Federation Walkway was opened in August 2003 and has become a very popular attraction of Kings Park. The Walkway is open 9am to 5pm daily and entry is by gold coin donation.

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A Spot of Tranquility at Queens Gardens

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Perth is a very interesting city filled with many beautiful places that you can visit. Queens Gardens, located on the edge of the CBD, is a tranquil and pretty park nestled in its own quiet corner. Despite being very close to the city, it manages to retain a sense of peace. You can enjoy a quiet morning walking through the park with your family and friends or have a picnic lunch with your friends.

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Jacob's Ladder at Kings Park

Jacob's Ladder at Kings Park - Not for the Faint Hearted!

Jacob's Ladder is not for the faint hearted. Just short of 300 hundred steps will take you on a steep 43 metre descent from Cliff Street down to Mounts Bay Road. If you are after a good workout or are training up for a big mountain climb adventure, this is the place for you.

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Drive, Chip and Putt Your Way Around Perth’s Public Golf Courses

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Public golf courses in Perth are readily accessible, reasonably priced and due to our great West Australian weather, playable all year round.

 

Golf is often described as a sport for the rich, but playing nine holes in Perth can start as low as $9.00 – not bad for a few hours of entertainment and exercise in a beautiful setting.

There are close to 40 public golf courses in Perth - too many to mention in this article - so I will opt to highlight just some of the favourites my husband and I have tackled in our fruitless attempt to improve our golf games.

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