Trail Tips

  • Allow up to 2 hours to complete the trail and approximately 3 hours for groups.
  • Download the free Heart of Gold Australia app from iTunes or Google Play and the trail bundle in the app before arriving in the city. Elizabeth Quay has free WiFi if you forget.
  • Make sure your device has full battery or consider taking a battery pack.
  • Don’t forget to bring headphones.
  • Be safe and sun smart – remember to bring a hat, sunscreen and a water bottle.
  • Be aware of traffic – cross at lights and keep your eyes up. When referring to the app/map, stop somewhere safe.
  • Save and share your photos on social media using #heartofgold
  • You can get to Elizabeth Quay by public transport or car. See the Heart of Gold Australia app trail resources for details.

Trail Options

  • Arrive at Elizabeth Quay early to see the sights.
  • Stop for a picnic lunch in the gardens of Government House Tuesday to Thursday from 12-2pm. Stirling Gardens and the State Buildings’ restaurants are always open for lunch.
  • When you arrive at The Perth Mint why not see a live gold pour? You can book a tour by emailing or call 9421 7223. Make sure you mention the trail!
  • If you need some help or would like to explore more of the city, Two Feet and a Heartbeat can assist. Visit or call 1800 459 388.
  • See our teacher resources section for lesson plans and more information.