With beautiful weather, a spectacular natural environment and modern sporting facilities, Western Australia is a haven for all kinds of sporting activities.

We are an active community, with hundreds of sporting clubs across the city. We’re also passionate sporting fans and Perth plays host to the world for dozens of international sporting events every year.

Get involved in popular sports such as Australian Rules football (AFL), cricket, basketball, beach volleyball, running, swimming, cycling, horse riding, fishing and golf, or unwind after class with yoga, tai-chi and bushwalking groups.

For the more adventurous, Western Australia offers kayaking, surfing, diving, abseiling, rock-climbing, sailing and dune surfing!

Perth’s top sporting events

1 January – New Year’s Day

BMW Perth Cup
Ascot Racecourse, Perth
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Hyundai Hopman Cup
Perth Arena, Perth
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Karri Cup MTB Challenge
Northcliffe, WA’s South West
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Drug Aware Pro
Margaret River, WA’s South West
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March to August

Toyota Australian Football League (AFL) Premiership Season
Subiaco Oval, Perth
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Avon Descent
Northam to Perth
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City to Surf for Activ
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October to February

Australian Cricket Season
WA Cricket Association (WACA) Ground, Perth
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