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General information for visitors

CIRA Curtin University is conveniently located south of the river close to Perth City and the Airport. We are situated in Technology Park which is opposite Curtin University Main Campus in Bentley off of Hayman Road.

CIRA Building 610
1 Turner Avenue
Bentley WA 6102

CIRA is approximately 16min by car from the Perth Airport and 17min from Perth City. The city is easily accessible by either car, train or bus.

Location of CIRA
Location of CIRA


If you are planning to visit CIRA please fill in the ICRAR Visitors form. This way our Administration Team can prepare for your arrival and assist with arrangements (such as allocating a workstation for you and arranging WiFi access)


When visiting CIRA the following accommodation is close to the institute and easily accessible using either public transport or car.

Quest South Perth Foreshore
22 Harper Terrace
South Perth WA 6151
TEL: +61 8 6559 5500
TEL: 1800 334 033
Broadwater Resort
137 Melville Parade
COMO WA 6152
TEL: 08 9474 4222
Metro Hotel Perth
61 Canning Highway
South Perth WA 6151
TEL: 1800 004 321
Pagoda Resort & Spa
112 Melville Parade
COMO WA 6152
TEL: +61 (08) 9367 0300
Comfort Apartments South Perth
281 Mill Point Road
South Perth WA 6151
TEL: 089474 0200


For other accommodation options please CLICK HERE


If staying for a long period of time it would be recommended to purchase a smart rider, which can be bought on Campus or at all major bus and trains stations.

For information regarding smart riders please click on the following link: SMART RIDER

For train and bus timetables please visit the Transperth website.

Other modes of transport are:

UBER: Download the app onto your mobile device
Swan Taxis TEL: 13 13 30



For a variety of eating places the best location to find a diverse range of cuisine is along Albany Highway Victoria Park which is approximately 6 minutes by car or 10 minutes by bus.

Waterford Plaza in Karawara is also close and convenient for food as well as having retailers such as Coles & IGA as well as a chemist.


Things to do whilst visiting Perth

Perth has many wonderful places to visit and explore, from out pristine beaches to our unique vast country side. To explore or amazing state and see what interesting activities to do please visit the Tourism WA website.

Here are some suggestions of activities you could enjoy during your stay:

Perth Zoo
Aqwa Aquarian
Maritime Museum
Art Gallery of WA
WA Museum
Elizabeth Quay
Kings Park
Caversham Wildlife Park
Rottnest Island
Hilarys Boat Harbour