Things to do in Western Australia

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Elizabeth Quay which includes a sunset, a city and a bay or harbor

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1. Scarborough Beach

Serving up some of Perth’s best surf breaks, Scarborough Beach has always been the cool kid among Perth’s urban beaches. A massive redevelopment of the Scarborough foreshore has seen this already iconic beach gain cult status among backpackers, locals and families.
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Pedestrian promenades with ocean views, fun playgrounds, shops and cafés, and of course the beach itself, make this one very popular surf beach indeed.

2. Karijini National Park

Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Karijini National Park, a popular green space in Ashburton.
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Explore the great outdoors with a trip to Karijini National Park, a popular green space in Ashburton.

3. Hillarys Boat Harbour

Hillarys Boat Harbour is one of the most popular entertainment spots on Perth’s coastline. It’s home to a sheltered beach, a children’s playground, shops of all kinds, and dozens of restaurants. The harbor was named after a pioneer resident, Bertram John Hillary, who built a boat shed here in the 1930s. The waterfront area has grown to become a major tourist destination.
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Stroll along the boardwalk and take in the view, play mini golf or sit down for a gourmet meal at one of Perth’s most lively marinas.

4. Elizabeth Quay

Play mini golf, splash around in the waterpark, go shopping, admire stunning architecture and sculptures, and see Perth’s iconic Swan Bells at Elizabeth Quay. During major community festivals, the precinct comes alive with spectacular shows, yummy street food options and awesome concerts and fireworks shows.
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An exciting new addition to the Perth riverfront, this precinct has everyone talking. There is already heaps to see and do and it’s not even finished yet.

5. Shark Bay

Shark Bay’s extraordinary natural beauty encompasses hundreds of kilometres of coastline, limestone cliffs, white-sand beaches and desert landscapes. Home to a rich diversity of flora and fauna, it’s where you can see whales, dolphins, turtles and some of the oldest living fossils on the planet. Go on scenic drives and bushwalks and explore marine depths.
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Swim with dolphins, hike red desert sands and visit Australia’s most westerly point at this World Heritage Site, home to diverse marine species and living fossils.

6. Busselton Jetty

Busselton Jetty is one of the longest jetties in the Southern Hemisphere. Walk along this impressive wooden structure, or ride a small train, to the jetty’s underwater observatory. The jetty is close to many other major attractions, including Busselton Beach and Port Geographe Marina.
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Take a leisurely train ride to the end of this famous Western Australian jetty to observe beautiful tropical and subtropical corals in the man-made reef beneath.

7. City Beach

City Beach, as its name suggests, is the closest beach to the central business district (CBD) of Perth, Australia’s fourth-largest city. Somehow, City Beach still manages to retain a natural and relaxed look and feel, and happens to be a great swimming beach as well.
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Enjoy the tranquility of a gorgeous natural beach close to the city centre of Perth. Dive in for a swim or surf, laze on the warm sand or go beachcombing.

8. Cottesloe Beach

Cottesloe Beach is one of Perth’s best places to spend a hot summer’s day. It has excellent swimming and surfing conditions and clear water. It’s a great beach for families, thanks to its facilities and Surf Life Saving Club. Grab a towel, put on some sunscreen and hit the waves.
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Ride the waves, swim in the clear water or have a picnic on the terraced lawns overlooking the ocean at one of Perth’s best family beaches.

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