Perth Beach

Perth Beaches Perfect For the Whole Family

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Looking to get into the excitement and activities Perth offers during the holiday season and all year-round? For the ardent beach-goers, we have created a quick list of the top rated and favourite family-friendly beaches in Perth as well as the surrounding area. So, grab the family and check this car hire in Perth to get around quickly and leisurely enjoy the delights of seaside scenes.

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Cottesloe Beach: Locals and visitors alike will tell you that Cottesloe is Perth’s most famous and most desirable beach. The beach offers a wealth of family-friendly activities which includes a variety of picnic locations, park benches, a big playground for the kids to activate their adventurous spirits, and ample of shade for parents to take it easy and stay cool. You can take a ten-minute walk from the neighbouring Cottesloe Station, and with an assembly of buses that stop near, entrance to the beach is very easy. You’ll need to get here early if you want to reserve a beach-side gazebo.

Bathers Beach: This quaint, idyllic beach can be found by a short walk from the Fremantle train station. It is absolutely perfect for a great family day by the sea. While it’s a bit small in size, it more than makes up for an awesome day out for a family feast and the crystal waters make it perfect for novice swimmers and children. You can find the local heritage landmarks close by, the Roundhouse and the Maritime Museum add a historic perk to your family’s seaside fun. For a satisfying day with your loved ones, go to this beach.

Rockingham Beach: Famous for its calm and protected waters, this is a haven for beach-lovers of all ages from anywhere. Winner of Perth’s Best Beach Award in 2010, Rockingham Beach provides superb family-friendly activities that include picnic facilities, playgrounds for the children, and a handful of public toilets for when nature calls. Accessed for around 45 minutes south of Perth, it is well worth the journey for the chance to see the many exotic marine-life that visits the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park.

Sorrento Beach: Found just 20 minutes north of Perth alongside the sunset coast is the magnificent Sorrento Beach. The crystal clear, white sandy beaches, and tranquil environment make this beach awesome for both novice swimmers and children. There is a neighbouring Surf Life Saving Club to quash your parental fears. Hillarys Boat Harbour can be found just around the corner and provides a selection of restaurants and cafes for all your family feasting needs. Relish the family-friendly environment of Sorrento Beach during your next vacation and make good use of all that this seaside location has to offer.

Mettam’s Pool: As its name suggests, this reef-protected part of Perth’s shoreline is essentially a naturally occurring pool. Because of this, it provides fantastic beach conditions for the novice swimmer and children. The reef offers a remarkable variety of sea life, allowing you a chance to get on your snorkelling gear and enjoy in the tranquillity of Perth’s magnificent marine life. Found between the famous Trigg and Sorrento Beaches, Mettam’s pool is a nice place for the whole family to swim, do activities and offers ample shaded areas that are good for a family picnic.

Found a beach location/s you and your family will love? Jot it down now, share with everyone and count the days before your trip. Don’t forget to bring beach essentials and check this car hire in Perth before the flight to secure your own vehicle get around quickly and comfortably. Have fun!