First Contact - Public Art

Public Art Walk

Take a stroll and discover the amazing public art on display at the quay.

  • community-charity
  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • sport-recreation
  • historical
  • learn
Group of people enjoying Swan River cruise in an electric ferry

Little Ferry Co

Cruise the Swan River in style in The Little Ferry Co's boutique electric ferries.

  • cruises-tours
Woman viewing the Signature Ring a public art piece at Barrack Street Jetty

Signature Ring

Hundreds of thousands of past school students signatures etched in copper plates that were collected in 1999 as part of the millennium celebrations.

  • art-exhibitions
Top of bronze statue of Talbot Hobbs

Talbot Hobbs Memorial

Visit the historical memorial of Lieut. General Sir J. J. Talbot Hobbs, Western Australia’s most distinguished World War One soldier, and a renowned architect.

  • art-exhibitions
  • historical
Shelled oysters

The Oyster Bar

The perfect spot for epic inlet views and freshly shucked oysters.

  • food-drink
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Crystal Swan

The Crystal Swan is a unique floating function venue and is the only purpose built hospitality vessel cruising the Swan River.

  • cruises-tours
Young child enjoying the BHP Billiton Water Park

BHP Water Park

BHP Water Park is home to an interactive water feature that uses lighting and choreographed water jets to create an engaging, fun and family friendly community space.

  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
View of The Ritz Carlton, Perth across Elizabeth Quay and the Swan River

The Ritz-Carlton, Perth

Luxury hotel overlooking the Swan River, celebrating all that is Western Australia. 

  • shopping
  • food-drink
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Segway Tours WA

Segway Tours is now available in Perth, Western Australia. Enjoy a fun and exciting guided Segway tour on the Perth riverfront.

  • cruises-tours
Captain Cook cruise boat on the Swan River with Perth city in the background

Captain Cook Cruises (WA)

Experience all that the magnificent Swan River has to offer with a Captain Cook Cruise. 

  • cruises-tours
View of Barrack Street Jetty with a Carousel from the Bell Tower

Barrack Street Jetty

Barrack Street Jetty is a popular tourist destination and a favourite spot for dining, entertainment and recreation.

  • shopping
  • food-drink
  • family-children
  • sport-recreation
  • music-performance
  • cruises-tours
  • markets
Gondola with 2 passengers cruising in Elizabeth Quay with the bridge in the background

Gondolas on the Swan

A gondola ride offers a unique way to explore the Swan River or celebrate a special occasion, birthday, anniversary, wedding, Valentines Day and even a marriage proposal.

  • cruises-tours
  • sport-recreation
  • family-children