Situated just 3kms from the heart of Perth City in Western Australia, the suburb of Burswood fulfils every entertainment need. Surrounded by Perths vibrant precincts and boasting the famous Burswood Entertainment Complex, visitors are in for a wild time. In the town of Victoria Park, Burswoods population consists of 1279 souls.
The suburbs main attraction, Burswood Entertainment Complex houses Western Australias only licensed casino and a plethora of entertainment and sporting venues. Close by, the award-winning Burswood Park boasts beautiful native and exotic landscaped gardens perfect for a relaxing stroll or picnic. The park also consists of the award-winning Burswood Heritage Trail, featuring bronze sculptures telling the story of Western Australias early settlement. Burswood Park Public Golf Course offers a world-class golfing experience with magnificent views of the Perth skyline and Swan River, and Belmont Park Racecourse features the excitement of thoroughbred horse racing.
The Burswood Dome is host to many of Western Australia's major events including the prestigious Hopman Cup. Every year, Movies by Burswood provides offers an outdoor cinema setting under the stars.
Burswood Restaurants and Cafes
Burswood Entertainment Complex addresses all tastes and budgets with a number of fine dining and relaxed restaurants, and a substantial food court. An endless array of dining options and cuisines are found along the nearby Albany Hwy restaurant and cafe strip in the neighbouring suburb of Victoria Park.
Burswood Entertainment Complex is the perfect destination to party all night long. The 24-hour casino provides a night full of fun and entertainment, and many great pubs, bars and nightclub are open late into the night.
The historic Tranby House is located in the nearby suburb of Maylands. This historic farmers cottage is one of the oldest surviving buildings from the early Swan River Colony settlement. Burswood is also a great base to explore the Perth CBD, offering great shopping, dining and entertainment. Perths other major racecourse; Ascot Racecourse is also situated nearby.
The area was named for Henry Camfields fathers farm and estate called Burswood shortly after his arrival to the Swan River Colony in 1829. It then became known as Burswood Island in 1841 when a canal was cut through the peninsula to shorten the trip to the settlement at Guildford. Western Australia's first golf course was built at Burswood Island in1895. By 1899, the Ascot Racecourse was built and the Burswood Hotel and casino were established in 1985.