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The Best Day Trip Northbridge Itinerary: How to Spend 1 Day in Northbridge

1 Day in Northbridge Itinerary: What to See & Do

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Look no further because I’ve got the perfect itinerary crafted just for you. As a proud local with an unwavering love for our city, I can’t wait to share the fund side of Northbridge and help you make the most out of your day there.

Dave grew up here and has witnessed the area’s transformation into a hub of cultural expression, from trendy cafes and bustling markets to captivating street art and buzzing nightlife.

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Day 1 Northbridge Itinerary: Breakfast

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at one of Northbridge’s trendy cafes. Indulge in a hearty brunch or savour a freshly brewed cup of coffee to energise yourself for the day ahead.

My tip: Try Little Willy’s or Little Bird

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Little Willys Café Northbridge by Tourism WA

Day 1 Northbridge Itinerary: Morning

Wander through the streets adorned with stunning street art, where every brushstroke tells a story. Don’t forget your camera because these artworks are perfect for an Insta-worthy shot!

Stop at Northbridge Piazza. This outdoor public space hosts various events, from live music performances to film screenings. Relax on the grass, soak up the atmosphere, and embrace Northbridge’s lively energy.

street art mural of a red tail black cockatoo sitting on a tree branch with green leaves and yellow flowers
Laurel Nannup & Stephen Genovese Black Cockatoo

Day 1 Northbridge Itinerary: Lunch

Now, let’s talk about lunch – a crucial part of any itinerary, right? Northbridge is a haven for food lovers, with a huge range of international cuisines waiting to be explored. Whether you’re craving Asian delicacies, Mediterranean delights, or hearty pub fare, I know the best spots to satisfy your culinary desires.

Read this: Best Restaurants in Northbridge

Day 1 Northbridge Itinerary: Afternoon

Visit the Western Australian Museum (one of Perth’s best museums) and delve into stories of the past through exhibits that highlight the region’s unique culture and natural wonders. If time allows, visit the Art Gallery of WA.

If the weather is nice, head to Hyde Park for a walk around the lakes.

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Hyde Park

Day 1 Northbridge Itinerary: Evening

As the sun sets, Northbridge’s vibrant nightlife comes alive. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks at one of the trendy bars in the area followed by a sumptuous dinner at one of Northbridge’s acclaimed restaurants.

End your day trip on a high note by enjoying Northbridge’s lively entertainment scene. Catch a live music performance, enjoy a stand-up comedy show, or dance the night away at one of the energetic nightclubs.

Young couple dining at The Standard in Northbridge.
The Standard Northbridge by The City of Perth

Where to Stay in Northbridge

  1. Alex Hotel: Alex Hotel offers a contemporary and stylish stay for tourists in the centre of Northbridge. The hotel’s modern design provides a comfortable experience. The friendly staff and personalised service ensure a memorable stay, while its central location allows easy access to Northbridge’s vibrant nightlife, cultural attractions, and an array of dining options.
  2. DoubleTree by Hilton Perth Northbridge: This renowned hotel brand brings its signature hospitality to Northbridge. DoubleTree by Hilton Perth Northbridge offers well-appointed rooms with modern amenities and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Guests can enjoy a range of on-site facilities, including a rooftop pool, a fitness centre, and multiple dining options. The hotel’s convenient location provides easy access to Northbridge’s cultural precinct, restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues.
  3. Four Points by Sheraton Perth: Situated in a prime location in Perth, Four Points by Sheraton Perth offers a comfortable and convenient stay for tourists. The hotel features contemporary rooms with all the necessary amenities for a pleasant stay. Guests can enjoy a range of facilities, including a fitness centre, a bar, and a restaurant. The hotel’s proximity to Northbridge’s nightlife, cultural attractions, and dining options make it an excellent choice for tourists looking to explore the area.

How much money do I need for 1 day in Northbridge? 

The amount of money you need for one day in Northbridge can vary depending on your personal preferences, activities, and budget. Here is a rough estimate of the expenses you might have:

  1. Accommodation: The cost of accommodation in Northbridge can vary widely depending on the type of hotel or accommodation you choose. Budget accommodations such as hostels or budget hotels can range from A$50 to A$100 per night, while mid-range to upscale hotels can range from A$150 to A$300 or more per night.
  2. Meals: Northbridge offers a diverse range of dining options, including casual eateries, cafes, and fine dining restaurants. The cost of meals can vary depending on your choice of venue. On average, budget meals can cost around A$10 to A$20 per person, while a mid-range restaurant meal can range from A$25 to A$50 or more per person.
  3. Transportation: If you’re exploring Northbridge, you might not require transportation as the area is easily walkable.
  4. Attractions and Entertainment: Northbridge has various attractions and entertainment options, such as museums, galleries, and live music venues. Admission fees can range from free to A$20 or more, depending on the specific attraction.
  5. Miscellaneous Expenses: It’s always good to have some extra cash for unexpected expenses, such as souvenirs, snacks, or any other personal expenses.

Considering these factors, a rough estimate for a moderate budget traveller in Northbridge would be around A$100 to A$180 per day. However, this is just an estimate, and your actual expenses may vary based on your choices and preferences.

Other Things To Do in Northbridge

See this full list of what to see and do in Northbridge for more options.

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Museum of Western Australia

Final Thoughts: A Day in Northbridge

Northbridge is hopefully just the beginning of your adventure in Perth. There is much more to discover in this dynamic city and its surrounding areas. Whether it’s the stunning beaches, the scenic parks, or the bustling city center, Perth has a multitude of attractions waiting to be explored.

Check out the following blog posts, where we uncover the best tours, share insider tips, and guide you through the captivating attractions that Perth has in store.

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