Places To Surf In Perth And Near By Towns

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Discover The Best Places To Surf In Perth

Cottesloe Beach

Enjoying the reputation of being one of Perth’s most beautiful beaches, this place entertains avid surfers year round. The swell is kind here so if you are new to surfing the gentle waves of the Cottesloe Beach may be ideal.


Although reputed for its golden colonial architecture there is a lot more one can do at Fremantle. Places like Cappuccino Strip, Leighton Beach, Port Beach and Coogee Beach, are a few of the top surf spots here.


Yallingup is another pristine spot blessed with an array of powerful breaks — Three Bears, Injidup, Smiths Beach are to name a few.

Trigg Beach

A little up north from the Cottesloe Beach is Trigg which, unlike its neighbor is more famous for the waves than it is for the looks. The summer months, in particular, are perfect for both body borders as well as surfers.

Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island has 20 bays clustered around the island ideal for surfers to catch a quiet break in the middle of their surf sessions. In addition to the surfing, there is plenty you can do in this area including wildlife walks, bike rides and more.

Margaret River

The waves here are world class in every way. Apart from being a professional surfers paradise, there are several points which is suitable for beginners and intermediaries as well.

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Scarborough Beach

A party hub at night and a surfer’s paradise by day, this beach encompasses the best of both worlds. Surfing of all kinds can be enjoyed here including kite surfing windsurfing as well as regular surfing,


You get big waves here at Lancelin’s Black Beach making it suitable for visitors of all abilities. There are also secluded patches of coastline outside town more suited for the professionals.

Swanbourne Beach

If you like to surf in the winter this beach is ideal. Although the weather may seem harsh the best waves can be enjoyed at this time.

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One hour south of Perth Mandurah is yet another favourite hot spot among surfers. Places like The Pyramids, Avalon Point, Tims Thicket and Falcon Bay are a testament to this.

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