Perth Airport

Perth Airport (IATA: PER, ICAO: YPPH) is an international, domestic and general aviation airport serving Perth, the capital city of Western Australia.

It is the fourth busiest airport in Australia in terms of passenger traffic, and operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, throughout the year. Perth is well serviced by a network of direct flights from the UK, Middle East, South Africa, New Zealand and Asia. Direct flights from Asia and all major Australia cities are less than five hours. Connections from international hubs such as Dubai and Hong Kong will take under 11 hours.

Perth Airport is located approxinately 10km east of Perth central business district, 26km from the City of Fremantle and 30km from Scarborough beach.

Perth is an easy city to get around via public transport, In 2022 the new Airport Central Station was opened connecting the airport directly to Perth CBD. 

Fremantle is a 35 minute train ride from Perth. Fremantle Train station sites at the entrance to the West end heritage precinct and Fishing Boat Harbour and Bathers Beach are a short 10 minute walk or a short free ride on Fremantles Blue CAT bus.

Scarborough is also a 35 minute trip from the Perth CBD on the train and connecting bus delivers you right to the beach.

Travel Info

Visa Support

Paddle Australia can provide letters to support a visa application upon request. Requests must come from the authorised representative of the National Federation. Applicants must provide all relevant documentation and evidence of intent to participate in the competition as requested.


With the event starting and finishing it two of Perth’s coastal tourism hotspots (Fremantle and Scarborough) they is a fantastic variety of accommodation options available.

Scarborough being the finish and Event Hub of the Championships provides a large range of options within walking distance to the Event Hub and Finish Line.


Boat Hire

The organising committee is committed to developing a boat rental service for the event.
More information on securing a boat rental will be included in the next bulletin and will be
available on the event website by mid May 2023.

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