Best Gaming Arcades Perth

If you’re looking for somewhere to take the family for some action-packed gaming, the options below will suit your needs! These days, you can do so much more in an arcade than just stare at a screen while you play a game. Many arcade games these days actually involve some sort of physical activity which can make the experience that much more fun!

These arcades are usually open daily, and you usually don’t need to book at these locations. Make your family outings more fun than ever with these arcade venues. 

Let’s take a look!


Best Gaming Arcades in Perth

iPlay Australia

iPlay is the perfect place to go when you’re looking for a little extra entertainment for the whole family. You can visit one of their many locations throughout Perth. They have arcades in Rockingham, Westfield Whitfords, and Westfield Carousel.

Each location will offer different things, so make sure you check out what each location offers here before you head in. For example, the Westfield Whitfords arcade has a bowling alley, Rockingham has only arcade games, and the Westfield Carousel location has drift dodgem cars and a climbing wall.

Both Westfield locations have a lovely café for you to sit down and enjoy a treat while you play or party during your next event.

Locations: Rockingham, Westfield Whitfords, and Westfield Carousel.



Timezone is Perth’s very original arcade game centre. Now, Timezone has several locations across Perth and throughout WA. This excellent arcade gaming centre has a massive range of the best arcade games and you can either choose their timed game packages or top-up credit deals.

You can even do top-ups from your phone on the Timezone Play app which will also offer plenty of great rewards for you to take advantage of. Everyone can enjoy games such as Mario Kart, Space Invaders, Pinball, and other various video games included in this centre.

Locations: Baldivis, Bunbury, Fremantle, Innaloo, Lakeside Joondalup, Joondalup, and Northbridge.

Zone Bowling Birthday Party


Planet Royale

While this venue is only new to the scene in Northbridge, Planet Royale is an incredible gaming arcade that offers a great experience for all who visit. It is more so offered to adults. 

However, Planet Royale is also happy for children to come as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Enjoy a bite to eat and some great games. This venue is found inside the old IMAX cinema building and is absolutely massive.

This spacious area is guaranteed to provide a fun night out for the whole family. The food served here is also incredible. You can play some great games, enjoy fun entertainment, and eat some delicious food!

Location: 12 Lake St, Northbridge, 6003

Planet Royale


Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq

Not only is this the hottest venue in town right now, but it is also the newest! Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq has a carnival-like atmosphere that the whole family can enjoy. While it certainly isn’t your usual arcade, it might just be even better!

At this venue, you can do pretty much everything including mini gold and even bowling! It is the perfect place to spend quality time with your family. 

Location: 200 Karrinyup Rd, Karrinyup, 6018


B Lucky & Sons

Looking to go bowling in the city? If so, B Lucky & Sons is the place you’ve been searching for. This epic venue is now home to Strike Bowling, which is a games arcade, escape room centre, and even a karaoke venue!

While over 18s are more inclined to visit, it is still great for older kids. This insane entertainment venue is full of things to do. It will certainly keep the whole family entertained when you need something to do.

Better yet, the large variety of things to do here means that there is truly something for everyone. Whether you like action-packed adventure, slow jamming tunes, or some arcade action, you will find something to enjoy at B Lucky & Sons. It is very quickly becoming a popular venue!

Location: Found opposite the Wellington Street Train Station, next to Myer

B Lucky & Sons


Palace Arcade

Palace Arcade is Perth’s very first arcade bar. If you loved Timezone as a kid, Palace Arcade will most certainly be an absolute hit! Full of pinball machines, retro gaming arcades, and other classic games, this arcade is full of great times.

Better yet, Palace Arcade serves up delicious sides, craft beers from breweries, great cocktails, and their very famous 22-inch pizzas and slices! This nostalgic experience is great for the whole family. However, it also makes for a great night out for adults.

Adults can relive the good old days here. Throughout the month, there are great food and drink specials and even DJs on the decks for you to enjoy before you head home! Just check the dates on the official website to locate the events.

Locations: 84 Beaufort St Northbridge, 774 Albany Hwy Vic Park, and 96 High St Fremantle


The Nostalgia Box Museum

The Nostalgia Box Museum is a very popular destination, and it isn’t hard to see why! Featured in the Guinness World Record Gamer’s Edition and Lonely Planet back in 2019, The Nostalgia Box is Australia’s very first interactive Video Game Console Museum. 

This museum is essentially one massive celebration of video games, as well as the people who brought them to life. In fact, this massive museum contains a massive collection of more than 100 consoles! It focuses on the revolution and evolution of games that occurred between the 1970s and 2000s.

You can play some of your very favourite video games and consoles and go behind the scenes of them to read and learn about how they originated and why. You can see the hard work that went into creating the games you know and love today. There are plenty of classic games you can play here, and you may even find a new game you never knew about that you can always find here.

Relive your childhood here and learn about the secret history behind many of your childhood games in this gaming arcade in Perth. 

Location: 1/16 Aberdeen St, Perth, 6000

The Nostalgia Box Perth


What is your favourite arcade game? Let us know in the comments below!

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