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Burns Beach

A family favourite, Burns Beach is a sheltered swimming spot that sits within the wildlife-rich waters of Marmion Marine Park.

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  • Natural Attractions:Beaches & Bays

Description

Look out for seabirds, dolphins, sea lions, rays and a huge diversity of other species from the lookout points. Interpretive signs along the way provide insights into the native flora, fauna and history of the area.

Dine ocean-side at the café, or try chasing some fish by throwing in a line from the groyne or northern end of the beach.

Claughton Park

Jetty access, picnic facilities including free BBQ's.

Details

  • Activities:Walking
  • Facilities:BBQ,Picnic Facilities
  • Natural Attractions:Local Parks & Gardens

Description

Emu Lakes

In one of Perth's newest suburbs exists a special lake side parkland area complete with playground and picnic facilities.

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  • Facilities:BBQ,Picnic Facilities
  • Natural Attractions:Rivers & Lakes

Description

A pretty lakeside parkland area on Summerlakes Parade in Ballajura, the City’s western most suburb, complete with playground and other facilities.  Watch birds, ducks and pelicans and enjoy the cultured flower beds as you take a relaxing stroll along the lakeshore.

Hinds Reserve & Boatshed

River and jetty access, playground and public facilities, including BBQ's, make this a lovely picnic spot.

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  • Activities:Walking
  • Facilities:BBQ,Kids Play Grounds,Picnic Facilities
  • Natural Attractions:Local Parks & Gardens

Description

Mettams Pool

Sheltered Mettam's Pool is a good family spot in which you can see a range of marine plant and animal species close to shore.

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  • Natural Attractions:Beaches & Bays,Swimming Holes

Description

A reasonably good range of fish species resides within the pool, particularly in the holes and crevices in the southern section. They include red-lip morwong, banded sweep, bullseyes, wrasse, schools of buffalo bream, sea mullet, tarwine and blowfish. Sand whiting and Australian herring can be seen in the open water. 

Peasholm Dog Beach

A long stretch of crystal blue water!

Details

  • Activities:Walking
  • Facilities:Pets Allowed,Toilets
  • Natural Attractions:Beaches & Bays
  • Suited For:Dog Friendly

Description

Peasholm Dog Beach, otherwise known as Floreat Dog Beach, is the ideal place to take your dog that's nearest to the city. It is the perfect length for a long walk and some quiet space to go for a dip. There are showers, toilets and bins along the beach for poop bags as well. There are also big waves at times when it gets a bit windier. 

Pickering Park/Bindaring Park

  • (08) 9377 8000

Good area of natural bush on the river with a wide range of native fauna that can be seen all along the walk trails. Good spot for a bit of fishing.

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  • Natural Attractions:Local Parks & Gardens

Description

Located on the banks of the Swan River, Bassendean Parade, Bassendean. This park joins the Heritage Trail and Cycle path.

Facilities:

Picnic Facilities
Cycle Path
Limited Parking

Pinneroo Point

  • (08) 9400 4000

A serene, relaxing beach.

Details

  • Natural Attractions:Beaches & Bays,Swimming Holes
  • Activities:Boating,Fishing,Snorkelling,Walking,White Water Rafting
  • Suited For:Dog Friendly
  • Facilities:BBQ,Pets Allowed,Picnic Facilities,Toilets

Description

This beach is great for a swim and a place to get away. It usually isn't too busy during the weekdays. If you like an evening fish, this is the place for you. You can also have a picnic as this beach is equipped with facilities. 

Point Reserve

Reserve with large native trees and lush grass on a tranquil river setting. The park contains native trees and an abundance of wildlife as well as electric BBQ's, playground equipment, seating, shelters, disabled toilets,parking and river access.

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  • Natural Attractions:Local Parks & Gardens
  • Suited For:Dog Friendly

Description

Located on North Road, Bassendean, this park overlooks a fork in the Swan River making it one of the most picturesque spots in Bassendean. A shady place in summer it is suitable for fishing, picnics, and play. as well as electric BBQ's, playground equipment, seating, shelters, disabled toilets, parking and river access.

Quinns Rocks Dog Beach

  • 9405 5000

Crystal clear water North of the River.

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  • Activities:Walking
  • Facilities:Pets Allowed,Toilets
  • Natural Attractions:Beaches & Bays
  • Suited For:Dog Friendly

Description

A great dog-friendly beach with crystal blue water for you and your dog to enjoy. 

Riverside Gardens

  • 9272 0622

Great area for walking and picnicking!

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  • Natural Attractions:Local Parks & Gardens,Rivers & Lakes,Swimming Holes
  • Activities:Walking
  • Suited For:Dog Friendly
  • Facilities:BBQ,Cafe / Shops,Kids Play Grounds,Pets Allowed,Picnic Facilities,Toilets,Walking Trails,Wheelchair Access

Description

Riverside Gardens is a park for everyone. You can have a BBQ with your family and friends, take your dogs for a walk or let your kids run around on the playground. There's also a shaded area which is great for staying out of the sun. And you can't forget the gorgeous river where you and your dogs can swim. 

Sandy Beach Reserve

  • (08) 9377 8000

Located at the end of West Road, Bassendean. This large reserve area includes both open grassed areas and tree shaded areas.

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  • Natural Attractions:National Parks & Reserves

Description

 Right on the Swan River it is a popular spot in summer, and is the location of several local events.

Shorehaven's Treasure Island Adventure Playground

Are you ready to have lots of fun? There's plenty to do here at Shorehaven's Treasure Island, including fun games and activities to help you explore every corner of the island.

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  • Natural Attractions:Beaches & Bays,Local Parks & Gardens
  • Facilities:Cafe / Shops,Kids Play Grounds,Picnic Facilities

Description

The playground not only offers climbing, swinging and sliding opportunities, but also an interactive treasure hunt throughout the unique island setting and shipwreck equipment.

Shorehaven's Treasure Island Adventure Playground is the centre of Perth’s latest beachfront destination in the northern suburbs of Alkimos and features bespoke, handmade and recycled material to unify what is an ultimate interaction experience for children of all ages.

You can even find long lost buried treasure!

Remember to pick up your very own Captain's Notebook so you can complete the activities and treasure hunts hidden in and around the playground - visit the Shorehaven Sales and Information Centre or downlaod a copy from the website.

The Park has stunning views out to the white sandy beach and Indian Ocean with the infamous Alkimos shipwreck. The terraced grass areas offers plenty of space for picnics, or the Shore Cafe and Oceans 27 Restaurant have a wide array to food and drink choices to suit every taste.

 

Success Hill Reserve

The reserve has a path to the river and a very picturesque lower grassed portion on the Swan River with plenty of amenities and is significant to Aboriginal culture.

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  • Natural Attractions:Local Parks & Gardens
  • Activities:Walking
  • Facilities:BBQ,Kids Play Grounds,Picnic Facilities,Toilets

Description

The Marina Mindarie

Conveniently located just 30 minutes from Perth, The Marina, Mindarie is a stunning waterside destination.

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  • Natural Attractions:Beaches & Bays
  • Activities:Boating,Fishing,Surfing,Walking
  • Facilities:Accommodation,Boat Ramp,Cafe / Shops,Toilets,Walking Trails

Description

With the crystal waters of the marina, stunning sunsets and a laid-back Mediterranean feel, The Marina, Mindarie is the perfect destination for waterfront dining, live entertainment, family fun and stylish accommodation.

Bring your family for a leisurely day out, get together with friends over a locally brewed boutique beer, or have a mini-break at one of our beautifully appointed accommodation suites.

Step out onto the boardwalk and explore the great range of dining and entertainment venues, where you can enjoy sensational coffee or a cocktail, share a sumptuous meal, listen to live music, or get your kids involved in the free, fun-filled activities.

 

Trigg Dog Beach

  • 9205 8555

A safe and friendly dog beach North of the river.

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  • Activities:Walking
  • Facilities:Cafe / Shops,Pets Allowed,Toilets
  • Natural Attractions:Beaches & Bays
  • Suited For:Dog Friendly

Description

This beach is a beautiful spot to take in the sunset! What makes Trigg Dog beach unique though, is the rocks on either side of the beach which give the space a safe and secluded vibe.

Whitfords Dog Beach

This long, sandy white beach is a popular choice for many dog owners - your dog wont want to leave.

Details

  • Activities:Walking
  • Facilities:Cafe / Shops,Pets Allowed,Picnic Facilities,Toilets
  • Natural Attractions:Beaches & Bays
  • Suited For:Dog Friendly

Description

This beach stretches along the coastline just north of Hillarys Boat Harbour. It's a long beach therefore it's perfect for going for a long walk or jog with your dog and also gives your dog a chance to socialise with other dogs along the way. 

Yanchep Lagoon

An idyllic, quiet beach just to the north of Perth along the Yanchep coastline

Details

  • Facilities:Toilets,BBQ,Kids Play Grounds,Cafe / Shops
  • Natural Attractions:Swimming Holes,Beaches & Bays
  • Activities:Snorkelling,Walking

Description

Yanchep has undergone a great deal of development in recent years but the appeal of this beautiful beach remains, with its crystalline blue water and warm sand. It is regularly patrolled by friendly lifeguards and protected by a natural reef so you can enjoy some peace of mind in more ways than one! 

Yanchep National Park

Known for its caves, koalas, kangaroos & culture, Yanchep National Park is one of the states oldest national parks. Bushland, Wetland, Tours, BBQ's, Golf, Camping & more. Open everyday.

Details

  • Facilities:Camping Ground,Picnic Facilities,Toilets,Walking Trails,BBQ
  • Natural Attractions:National Parks & Reserves
  • Activities:Camping,Caving,Walking

Description

Explore the wetlands, meander through the woodlands on one of 9 walktrails, stroll along the boardwalk to view the koalas or sit back on the lake front and enjoy the abundant burdlife, wildlife and wildflowers that call Yanchep National Park home. Steeped in rich history our many heritage listed buildings are a sight to be seen. Enjoy a walk through Boomerang Gorge, a collapsed cave system or join a guided tour through the beautiful Crystal Cave. Immerse yourself in an adventure caving experience through one of our wild caves or join one of our Aboriginal cultural tours and gain an insight into this fascinating ancient culture. Family friendly camping and a 9 hole golf course is also available. Food and refreshments are available from the Historic Yanchep Inn, Chocolate Drops Tearooms or take advantage of our free gas BBQ's and cook your own!

Call into McNess House Visitor Centre for tour tickets and information or contact us on 9303 7759 for more information.

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