Comfort Inn Bel Eyre Perth
285 Great Eastern Hwy
Perth, WA 6104
Phone: (61) 8 92593888
Fax: (61) 8 92593899
The Western Australian Turf Club, established in 1852, operates two of Perth's racecourses, Ascot Racecourse and Belmont Park Racecourse. Ascot operates during the summer months, while Belmont Park provides the venue for winter racing. Both racecourses hold regular mid-week meetings. The main race meetings and carnival days occur on weekends and public holidays. Ascot is popular for private and corporate functions--the heritage buildings and lovely grounds offer a wonderful setting.
If you are after a sport of tennis while in Perth, then head to the Burswood Peninsula situated on the edge of the Swan River with stunning views of the city. The State Tennis Center has 13 floodlit courts and two Rebound Ace courts, one that is undercover. Courts and all tennis equipment are available for hire and if you need to take a break, visit the Center Court Café. Tournaments are held throughout the year and the center regularly hosts conferences and trade shows/exhibitions.
Diversity Diving Australia is known for having a highly qualified and experienced staff. Diversity Diving offers a range of dive tours, dive courses and dive equipment for hire. Dive tours on offer include a day trip to Rottnest Island, a wreck dive on the HMAS Swan and a night dive at the Busselton Jetty. Tours include transport from Perth.
Not for the faint-hearted but with the quality of instruction and years of expertise behind this team, the experience will leave you feeling you can conquer anything. Adventure Out runs a variety of recreational, corporate and school programs with abseiling, rock climbing and navigational skills the key components. If you are new at this, a good place to start is the one-day abseiling trip or for budding rock climbers the two-day course. The company also has a selection of programs for the more experienced and groups.
Looking to get behind the wheel of a powerful race car? Want to feel what life is like in the fast lane? Visit MC Motorsport at the Perth International Airport to experience the most thrilling drive of your life. It has a rage of activities and cars to choose from, with trained professionals guiding and assisting you around the track. One can also purchase gift vouchers to surprise your loved ones with an experience of a lifetime. Call +1300 13 7470 for details.
The heritage charm of the lawns and clubhouse has attracted a (mostly) gay/lesbian membership to this Loton Park Tennis Club. Visitors are welcome to join Saturday and Sunday tennis competitions, a great chance to enjoy afternoon Devonshire Teas and stay for a sunset drink. The club offers numerous social opportunities, including barbecues, club nights and movies under the stars. Tennis competitions run from October to May, but the six grass courts and two hard courts may be hired on any day during daylight hours. Booking is essential.
Take the opportunity to revisit the early era of settlement while driving through the picturesque hills and Bickley Valley. The Cala Munnda Heritage Trail offers both an historic and scenic journey. The 42 kilometers drive starts at the Kalamunda History Village Museum. It passes through the town of Lesmurdie, then meanders through the surrounding timberland and wine country. The trail is sign posted, but a trail booklet and audiotape is available from the History Village.
Facilities at the Altone Park Leisure Center include a fully equipped gym, aerobics program and a heated swimming pool. There are also a number of lifestyle programs conducted at the center for both children and adults. Courses vary from arts and crafts to self-defense. Regular competitions in a range of sports are held in the indoor and outdoor stadiums.
Beatty Park Leisure Center is a great place for those seeking interest in water sports, swimming and so on. It now offers indoor and outdoor Olympic pools and is home to City of Perth Swimming Club and Perth Aussie Masters group. There is an extensive range of swimwear and accessories for sale, and the light filled space with palms trees make it a pleasant place to train or splash about. Membership gives additional access to the gym, spa, sauna, aerobics, circuit training and water aerobics, personal exercise program and to social inter-center swimming competitions. Check website for opening hours as they vary seasonally.
Opened in 1979, this is the hockey center of Australia. Home to the Australian Institute of Sport Hockey, the stadium is the training ground for Australia's hockey elite. In terms of Western Australian hockey, the Perth Thundersticks (men) and the Waasdiamonds (women) also call the stadium home. The stadium hosts international tournaments, national league games, the top state games and some of the local competition games. The main season runs from April until September, but throughout the summer, regular night games are held.
Scitech is a fun, educational and engaging science center conveniently located in the heart of Perth. As Western Australia's leading science education institution, this unique center offers interactive science experiences the whole family will enjoy. Boasting over 100 hands-on and engaging exhibits, mind-blowing feature exhibitions, daily science performances and puppet shows, a specially-built digital studio, an in-house CSIRO science lab and Australasia's largest planetarium - there is so much to see and do at Scitech, you won't know where to start! Do check the site for details.
Wide open fairways between tall pines makes Collier Park Golf Course a pleasure for big hitters. The Island par three sixth hole requires an interesting tee shot and the Lakes par three fifth is not for the faint-hearted. Only 10 minutes drive from central Perth, golfers will find a spacious course, outstanding pro-shop, driving range, practice greens, practice bunkers and a licensed cafe. The mobile drinks cart is a bonus when you are far from the clubhouse.