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Address: Parker Point Loop Road | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia

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An amazing early morning walk meeting Pelicans

I made the effort to get out early and was alone as I stepped onto the beach at 6.30am. It was warm and the water was a beautiful colour. The sea was warm and calm as I walked... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
blueaerodynamique
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Stoke on Trent, England

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Stoke on Trent, England
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I made the effort to get out early and was alone as I stepped onto the beach at 6.30am. It was warm and the water was a beautiful colour. The sea was warm and calm as I walked along the waters edge and I couldn't help but totally relax. To my delight I could see about five Pelicans further up... More 

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Bochum, Germany
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

Great place for a private swim especially in the evening! There are not much people around so you can just sit with a convenient stove and have a picnic on your own. Great place for a little privacy.

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Mackay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

We caught a tour bus that drove us around the island and took in Porpoise bay as well as all the other bays, it was most definitely the way to see all the island without having to walk or cycle, as seniors and even for middle aged persons, I would recommend this form of travel around the island, especially if... More 

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1 Thank AllanT54
Perth, Australia
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

When travelling, this was really quiet place. Easy to access with bike. Some snorkling and swimming is essential here!

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Thank Cashenko
Sydney
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311 reviews
154 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015

if there is a detour from the main road than Porpoise bay is it, get off the bus or ride the bike here and take a dip in the water its a nice location with beautiful surrounds from here you will see a smaller island in the distance. take allot of photos from here. Also take a detour to Parker... More 

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Brisbane
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99 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

Rottnest Island is a must stop and a one day trip from Perth is wonderful if that is all the time you have. If you have time, enjoy Porpoise Bay - curl up on the softest sand and enjoy a day with mobile turned off. Experience the bluest of water, whitest of sand and leave feeling as though you have... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

Porpoise bay is the first beach on the Bayseeker bus route. It's long, wild, unspoilt, backed by sand dunes. There is some seaweed, but it's beautiful anyway. And it's deserted, few people go there. Great for walking.

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1 Thank NathanTraveler
perth australia
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2013

Tranquility,peaceful and clean. Such a truly amazing spot to relax and sunbake a while. Love the freshness of the ocean breeze.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2012

One of the most tranquil and beautiful island i have ever set foot on. Crystal clear waters, majestic mountains and landscapes and very tame wildlife. No cars on the island, mobility by bicycle and walking only. Plenty to do, dolphin and whale watching, cycling, nature exploration, hiking, BBQs, snorkeling. Good place to go with friends for a weekend of fun... More 

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west australia
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58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2012

great beach, a must do on the island when bikeing around !!!

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