8 new attractions, halal restaurants and experiences in Perth and Western Australia in 2022

Now that travel restrictions have been lifted, you can finally travel to the Land Down Under after two long years! A relatively short flight from Singapore (just 4.5 hours) and Malaysia (about 5.5 hours), Western Australia is the perfect place to recharge and have fun. Whether you are visiting for the first time or looking for inspiration for your next visit, there is an adventure waiting for everyone in Western Australia! Since you’ll be in the same time zone, don’t worry about jet lag and you’re ready to explore as soon as you land. Already looking forward to planning your itinerary? Here are 8 new Halal attractions, restaurants and experiences that should be on your itinerary this year!

1. VERTIGO at OPTUS Stadium

Credit: @optusstadiumVoted the most beautiful sports facility in the world in 2019, the OPTUS stadium is more than just a place to visit for sporting or entertainment events. If you’re ready for an exhilarating experience, check out the brand new VERTIGO stadium experience! Drop down from the roof and exit beyond the edge of the stadium, moving 10 meters to the side at a height of 42 meters. Did we mention you’ll be harnessed from above, so there are no handrails? Look down if you dare!As part of this 90-minute experience, you can also access the Western Viewing Deck to enjoy the magnificent views of Perth and the Swan River. How amazing! Tempted by the adventure of a lifetime? Book your tickets here!Address: 333 Victoria Park Dr, Burswood WA 6100, AustraliaWebsite | Facebook | instagram

2. Kalbarri Gateway

Credit: Tourism Western Australia500 km north of the city of Perth (approximately 6.5 hours drive), Kalbarri is a town in the Coral Coast region well known for its spectacular scenery. Located in Kalbarri National Park, Kalbarri Skywalk is the newest addition to experience!Stroll along the twin walkways that hang 100 meters above and take in sweeping views of the Murchison River Gorge. The largest footbridge extends 25 meters above the edge of the gorge, it almost feels like walking on air! For the best viewing experience, visit the Skywalk at sunrise or sunset. Since you’re already in Kalbarri National Park, head to Nature’s Window, one of Western Australia’s most iconic natural attractions. This natural rock arch is formed from layers of Tumblagooda sandstone and perfectly frames the view of the Murchison River. It’s also the perfect spot for that Instagram-worthy shot, so get your poses ready!#HHWTTip: Plan your visit between July and October to see the outback in a sea of ​​color with the wildflowers in bloom!Address: West Loop Lookout Road, Kalbarri National Park WA 6536, Australia

3. Matagarup Bridge Zipline and Rock Climbing Experience

Credit: Tourism Western AustraliaHere is another one for all the thrill seekers: the Zip+Climb on the Matagarup bridge. A newly built attraction in December 2021, you can zipline 400 meters across the bridge at up to 75 km/h where you will have lots of fun while enjoying the scenic view of the Swan River. Experience is not a walk in the park. You’ll need to climb 314 steps over the bridge’s main arch to the SkyView outdoor viewing platform, 72 meters above the water. You will then have to climb, crawl and squeeze through tight spaces before enjoying the sweet reward of the zipline. If you’re not a fan of this whole package, don’t worry! An Express Zip (where you walk halfway up the bridge then zipline down) or Bridge Climb are amazing experiences for everyone too. Book your tickets to zip and slide over the Matagarup Bridge here! Address: Camfield Drive, Burswood Park Perth, WA, Australia 6000Website | Facebook | instagram

4. Rottnest Island

Credit: Tourism Western AustraliaJust 30 minutes by ferry from the port of Fremantle, Rottnest Island is a must visit for anyone visiting Perth! After all, it’s the only place you can get up close and personal with the happiest animal in the world: quokkas. Even if you have already visited it, you will never tire of this idyllic island! Credit: Aquaplay RottnestIn addition, there have been additions over the past two years, such as a new luxury hotel and the chance to explore the island from a whole new angle – water bikes! Admire the magnificent views as you glide over the turquoise waters and learn about the island’s history and its unique marine environment. It will be an unforgettable adventure!Website | Facebook | instagram

5. Boola Bardip Museum of Western Australia

Credit: Tourism Western AustraliaThere’s no better place to experience Western Australia’s rich history, culture and landscape than at the WA Museum Boola Bardip. Boola Bardip translates from the Noongar Aboriginal language as ‘many stories’ and this is reflected in the museum, where the stories and perspectives of over 50,000 people across Western Australia (including over 70 Aboriginal language groups and Torres Strait Islanders) were sought in the development of exhibits and programs.If you are visiting in the second half of 2022, some exhibits to look forward to include Patagonian Dinosaurs (opening July 2), where you can walk with the largest dinosaurs that have ever walked the Earth and Wonderland (opening December 17), an interactive exhibit celebrating the classics of Lewis Carroll. The museum is free to visit any day of the week, but we recommend visiting on Saturdays so you don’t miss Nyumbi, an Aboriginal dance performance and smoking ceremony. Opening hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Address:WA Boola Bardip Museum, Perth Cultural Centre, Perth, WA, 6000Website | Facebook | instagram

6. Patty Whack Burger Shack

Credits: Patty Whack Burger ShackPatty Whack Burger Shack, a new halal burger joint owned by one of Perth’s imams, offers a variety of burgers, fries, sausages and fried chicken. Opt for their safe yet comforting originals – the Patty Whack Original Beef or Chicken Burger (7.90 AUD), or go big, with their Double Patty Whack Beef (17 AUD) or Patty Whack Double Chicken (17 AUD). Their burgers are slathered in their special Patty Whack sauce and topped with buttery potato buns. If you like your food spicy, ask for their special Dynamite sauce!You know this restaurant means business when there are 5 types of fries loaded on their menu. It’s no wonder this joint got a thumbs up from the locals, so give it a try while you’re here!
Halal status: Belonging to a MuslimOpening hours: 10am-6pm (Sun-Thu), 10am-10pm (Friday and Sat) Address: 148 Murray Street, Perth, WA 6000, AustraliaFacebook

7. Cafe Santai2

Santai2 Café is the perfect place to sample comfort food. Santai-Santai translates to relax in Malay, and it welcomes all diners to enjoy a leisurely meal of Malaysian cuisine. Familiar favorites like Nasi Lemak Beef Rendang (20 AUD), Mee Goreng Santai (16 AUD), Assam Laksa (16 AUD) and many more await you. Don’t forget to top off your meal with their specially blended Teh Tarik! Also, for all caffeine lovers, good news! Santai2 Cafe is just a 10-minute walk from Blacklist Coffee Roasters, so you can surely get your midday coffee fix after a delicious meal.Halal status: Halal certified
Opening hours: 11.30am-2.30pm, 5pm-8pm (Mon-Sun); Closed on Wednesday Address:1018 Albany Highway, East Victoria Park WA 6101, AustraliaWebsite

8. 2020 Street Eats

Credits: Street Eats 2020It may be 2022 now, but the food at 2020 Street Eats is timeless. If you’re looking to gobble up a plate of Nasi Lemak or chicken rice, they’ve got you. A plate of Nasi Lemak (from AUD 10.50) at 2020 Street Eats would surely satisfy with 4 choices of meat: chicken curry, boneless chicken, Rendang beef and fried fish fillet. They also have house noodle varieties, wok style cooking, rice dishes and more. There is bound to be something for everyone here! If you are a Sambal lover, try their meals cooked in the Mamak Peanut Sambal style. It already sounds drool-worthy! Halal status: Halal certified
Opening hours: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Address: 3/41 Burrendah Blvd, Willetton WA 6155, AustraliaFacebook

9. PRIZE: Kailis Fish Market Cafe

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Kaili’s Fish Market Cafe is a must-visit in Fremantle’s iconic fishing port. This award-winning seafood restaurant benefits from the freshest and widest range of seafood with innovative cooking styles. You can have your seafood marinated and marinated, canned, fried and more!If you are visiting a large group, our advice is to go all out and pre-order their seafood platter, which may well be the largest seafood platter in Western Australia. Their Holy Ship platter (450 AUD), in their own words, is a “platter that could end all platters”. Seafood tastes better when shared, so why not treat yourself! From a honestly good plate of Fish n Chips to King Prawns and Sardines, everything is a treat at this place. Halal status: Seafood options available, cooked separately from non-halal chicken meat and alcohol. As the restaurant is not halal certified, we advise you to dine at your leisure.
Opening hours: 11am-8pm (Monday-Friday); 10am-8pm (Sat and Sun)Address: 46 Mews Rd, Fremantle WA 6160, AustraliaWebsite | Facebook | instagramWide open spaces, solid restaurants and cultural immersion, there’s so much to explore here in Western Australia. If you are unfamiliar, feel free to use Tourism Western Australia website to plan your trip. Hurry and book your tickets, an adventure awaits you in Western Australia!This article is brought to you by Tourism Western Australia.

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