The main ferry terminal in Perth is at Barrack Street Jetty. Ferries travel to and from Fremantle, Rottnest and South Perth, and the Barrack Street Jetty is the departure point for Swan Valley wine and river cruises.
Transperth operates a ferry service between Barrack Street Jetty and Mends Street in South Perth, convenient for visiting Perth Zoo and the many excellent restaurants and cafés on offer in South Perth.
Catching the ferry to Fremantle is a great way to kick back and enjoy the sights as you cruise past Perth's luxury riverside homes. Ferry charters are also available for private functions.
Perth central train station is located in the heart of the city on Wellington Street and connects Forrest Chase, a major shopping hub just a short distance from most leading hotels and venues, the Perth cultural precinct, and the Northbridge entertainment area. Modern trains link Perth's suburbs, including hubs at Midland, Joondalup, Fremantle, Armadale and Mandurah.
For Congress delegates, frequent services allow fast access to regional shopping centres, Perth's not-to-be-missed beaches, the café culture of historic Fremantle, and the water playground at Mandurah.
For adventure lovers who wish to explore further afield, the Prospector train links Perth and the gold mining town of Kalgoorlie with a daily service (twice a day on Monday and Friday). The 655km journey takes 6hrs 45mins.