Adventure on the water

Perth provides an abundance of things to do its sparkling rivers, canals and beaches - whether it's surfing, snorkelling, fishing or diving.

Explore the Swan River on a kayak or cruise by boat, paddle steamer or ferry; take to the high seas on a replica tall ship or Duyfken 1606 Replica; swim with dolphins, sea kayak or jet ski in Rockingham; explore Mandurah on a boat cruise or jet ski; go open ocean jetboating or sailing off Fremantle; learn to surf at Scarborough Beach and Brighton Beach; have a go at kiteboarding and SUP, wake boarding, jet packing or jetblading; explore Rottnest's rich marine life on an eco cruise or snorkelling tour or go on a deep sea fishing adventure.



Find some of Australia's best surfing and kiteboarding beaches just a quick drive from Perth or explore our many rivers and waterways on a kayak. Or try something new and give stand-up paddle boarding a go!
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Fishing is another recreational sport that can be enjoyed all along the magnificent Perth coastlines, lakes and rivers whether you're a keen fisherman or someone who just wants to give it a go.
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With a long stretch of coastline, islands, abundant marine life and numerous shipwrecks just offshore, divers and snorkelers won't be disappointed with the excellent underwater opportunities awaiting in the Perth region.
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Boating and cruisingBoating

Explore Perth's waterways aboard the comfort of a vessle with ferry cruises to Penguin and Rottnest Islands, cruises through Mandurah's scenic canals, adventures aboard an 1850's style tall ship, jetboating and more.
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Whale watching adventures

From September - December humpback whales pass close to the Perth coast allowing a unique opportunity to see these amazing creatures up close on a whale watching adventure.

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Aquarium of Western AustraliaAQWA

Explore 12,000 kilometres of Western Australia's coastline in just one day from the icy waters of the Great Southern to the tropical wonderland of coral reefs in the Far North, AQWA takes you on an underwater journey like no other.

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