23 Nov TOP 10 BEACHES IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Australia has some of the world’s most amazing beaches and the beaches in Western Australia are particularly spectacular! We’ve compiled a list of the Top 10 Beaches in WA to give you some inspiration for destinations to explore while you’re in Australia.
1. Mettams Pool – Perth
Soak up the sun whilst snorkelling at this amazing beach in Perth. Mettams pool is a beautiful protected beach area with surrounding reef. The water is fairly calm year round making it perfect for swimming!
2. Cottesloe Beach – Perth
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Cottesloe beach is half way between Fremantle and the CBD. This beach is one of the most popular beaches in the Perth region and is famed for its iconic Indiana Teahouse overlooking the stunning coast.
3. City Beach – Perth
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City Beach is also not far from the Perth CBD and is a stunning white sand beach and the perfect spot to watch the sun set over the Indian Ocean. In addition to the stunning beach itself, City Beach has some fantastic cafes and restaurants to choose from. Our favourite is Odyssea where you can find a fantastic dining experience all day long!
4. Turquoise Bay – Exmouth
Turquoise Bay is an incredible spot for snorkelling, relaxing and enjoying the Sun. The waters are absolutely pristine – definitely an instaworthy spot!
5. Lucky Bay – Esperance
Lucky Bay is one of the most famous beaches in Australia with long pristine beaches and incredible national parks nearby. This beach is 5km long so theres plenty of room for a long beach walk if that’s your thing!
6. Shell Beach – Shark Bay
Shell Beach in Shark Bay is 45 km from Denham. This beach is one of only two beaches in the whole world that are entirely made up from shells! You’ll find millions of shells up to 10 meters deep at this stunning spot – but make sure you bring some sandals!
7. Cable Beach – Broome
Cable Beach is a 22km long beach in Northern Western Australia. This beach is where you’ve seen the iconic pictures of camel rides at sunset!
8. Elephant Cove – Denmark
Elephant Cove is located in the William Bay National Park in Denmark. Elephant Cove is an incredible spot with big rocks and boulders than shape the landscape of the beach. The beach gets its name from these rocks that look like a herd of elephants paddling in the water!
9. Yallingup Beach – Margaret River Region
Yallingup Beach in the Margaret River Region is a favourite with locals and tourists alike. This spectacular beach is nestled into the stunning local landscape, with Leeuin-Naturaliste National Park right next to the Indian Ocean. If you’re a keen surfer definitely check out this beach!
10. The Basin – Rottnest Island
The Basin is one of the most incredible beaches in WA and is located on the stunning Rottnest Island. Similar to Mettams Pool, this is another natural swimming pool that is surrounded with a large reef – perfect for swimming and snorkelling. Nothing beats a morning swim at the Basin!
Which is your favourite beach in Western Australia?