The WACA ground is the scenic venue of the Western Australia Cricket Association, located in Perth. This historic stadium dates back to the early 1890’s and hosts the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash as well as provides home-turf territory for the Western Warriors, the Perth Scorchers, and the Western Fury of the Women’s National Cricket League. Cricket fanatics will be eager to check out the field’s one-of-a-kind pitch, or centre strip, with the WACA’s field largely regarded amongst sports fans as one of the world’s liveliest. Indeed, sports fan might remember famous past games this incredible facility has hosted, including rugby and Australian Rules Football championships.
- Snap a photo in front of WACA’s impossibly massive scoreboard, which stands over three stories high, the largest of its kind in Perth.
- Enjoy the unique Freemantle Doctor, a refreshing afternoon sea breeze created by temperature differences between land and sea, whilst the kids enjoy some nearby kite-flying.
- Visit the imposing WACA floodlight towers, one of which was the location of the world’s highest basketball shot, according to the Guinness World Records.
Permanent parking facilities are located near the stadium and the city of Perth offers off-street parking on days when major attractions are scheduled. WACA’s main public access is via Gate 6, with additional access located just east of the museum entrance, near Gate 3. The members’ entrance is to the south, via Gate 8, which is located along Hay Street. The city also provides a free Central Area Transit network with service to several parts of the city. Additional free shuttle services are available on some WACA match days, and more specific information is available from the city’s Public Transport website.
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