The sight of sunset is one of the key attractions of this location especially with the backdrop of Rottnest Island. The best part of enjoying a day in Leighton beach is that it allows pet and it is an animal exercise ground. So for all those pet owners, this is an ideal place to enjoy some playtime with your loved ones.
The place can be easily reached by taking a ride with the Transperth busses or take a train ride and then hop off to enjoy a 600 m walk to the lovely Cottesloe Beach. The white sandy beaches and the lovely beachside food is the best way to get entertained as well as spend quality time with the near and dear ones. A lazy afternoon with good is what is promised by the beachside.
The nightlife here is equally interesting with a lot of cafes and restaurants being based here and it is one of the best beaches in Perth. One can also pack a picnic and enjoy family time on the stretched grasslands located closeby.
Beach cricket is also played here especially in organized events in this location. There are also facilities to be accommodated in any of the nearby hotels so that people can stay here and enjoy a lovely summer holiday. Scarborough Beach is located on the northwestern side of Perth and takes about a decent 20 minutes drive from the city center to reach here. Regular buses are also available to reach the spot.
These containers are kept ready to be loaded onto ships and trucks. From the beach, you can easily see the red, black, and white cranes of the harbor.
The best time to visit here is during the summer season and if you want to get that picture-perfect condition with a cool breeze, you can go there between 10:30 am to 2 pm.
Highlights: The things and activities that attract tourists to the port beach are swimming, walking along the beachside, bike rides, and Restaurant Salt that serves delicious food.
It also provides a perfect place for a picnic as it has facilities like showers, playgrounds, and toilets. Also, a broad way to Floreat Beach makes an adorable seaside stroll for the visitors.
The beachside restaurant offers spectacular food and drinks for those who prefer to wait and savor the snacks served over here. If you plan to stay, Scarborough is the best option, which is only 3 minutes drive away from the beach. The best time to visit here is the month of August.
Highlights: sporting clubs, schools, and organizations conducting social events.
The rehabilitation works integrated by the state government in the dune system curb the heavy storm that takes place in the winter season. This beach represented Western Australia in the National Clean Beaches Awards held in March 2011 and it is one of the amazing beaches in Perth.
Talking about the facilities over here, there are schools, industries, shopping outlets, petrol stations, fast-food chains, cafes, shops, and much more. Although the place has mind-boggling population growth, tourists who love to enjoy a serene and clean environment can step into Rockingham Beach.
Highlights: kite surfing, windsurfing, boating.
It is just below the Bathurst Point Lighthouse, which is only a short walk away from the Thompson Bay settlement. If you like, you can expand your trip by staying there overnight in a variety of accommodations available there or if you wish to return back you can catch the Rottnest Ferry back from Fremantle.
The best time to visit this beach is during the summer months and rest in the lap of lovely bays and beaches, relishing the soothing effect of the sparkling blue water.
Highlights: You can enjoy at the Pinkies between 8pm and 11pm.
Little Parakeet Bay
The water is clean and crystal clear. The jagged rocks perforated on its surface tend to exhibit a kind of dramatic backdrop. It is a safe as well as a protected place for those who love to swim, as the waters are well protected and shallow.
The best time to visit here is September to March as you can enjoy whale watching, wildflowers, and summer months.
Highlights: This place is ideal for swimming, surfing, and beach walk, cycling, tunnel tour, Oliver hill gun, Quokkas, little salmon bay, and much more.
The soft white sand surrounds the refreshing ocean water and the gentle waves of water wash your feet, you feel as if in heaven. The right climatic conditions to visit over here are the summertime when there is a gentle breeze and low tide. It is the best swimming beach at Rottnest and therefore is considered to be an ideal place to swim and enjoy the calm waves of water.
Highlights: close to the beach, shallow water level, 3 meters deep, ideal for swimming, natural pool.
Many chic restaurants, cafes and bars line up where you can enjoy eating and sipping on some of the delicious snacks and drinks. Bathers Beach is 300m long and faces the west side of the harbour resulting in very large waves. The average size of the waves at the beach is around 1m which is loved by the surfers.
There is also a rock structure present in the middle of the beach which almost divides the beach into two parts and one of them is the city of Fremantle. The locals also refer to this beach as the Whalers Beach because, in the 1800s, whaling was one of the biggest activities that were done at the premises.
It was one of the earliest industries in the area that was established on the arrival of the British settlers in the region. This activity attracted huge interests of archaeologists around the area of the beach.
Hillary's Boat Harbour
Highlights: The Hillary’s Boat Harbour is home to the famous AQWA – the largest aquarium in Australia – which takes you to the incredible journey of discovering the varied marine life of Western Australia’s coastal areas. Other major attractions are The Great Escape – a leisure park and Sorrento Quay Boardwalk – a retail hub for shopping enthusiasts. You can also visit the Rottenest Island from the Harbour.
Location: Hillary’s Boat Harbour is located in the north of Perth, in Hillary, a coastal suburb of the city. It is 25 minutes drive away from Perth CBD.