The Swan River is the lifeblood of our city, the heart and soul connecting our suburbs and dividing Perthians into northies and southies.
Swan River Facts
- The River was named Swarte Swaene-Revier by Dutch explore Willem de Vlamingh in 1697 after the famous black swan.
- The Swan River is 72 kilometers long and deepest point is 21 metres.
- There are endless possibilities for activities on the river popular ones include fishing, canoeing, kayaking and sailing.
- You can volunteer to become a part of the rivers environmental restoration.