The Pilbara Inshore Islands are important breeding and resting places for migratory and resident shorebirds and seabirds, and marine turtles.

The Swan Canning Riverpark and the iconic rivers at its heart are the centrepiece of Perth. Blessed with diverse and resilient ecosystems, the Swan and Canning rivers are a recreational playground and a source of vibrant commercial and tourism activity.

The Swan and Canning rivers are truly the heart of Perth, ensuring it is one of the world’s most beautiful cities.

The Muiron Islands Marine Management Area protects one of the region’s most beautiful underwater wilderness areas and is one of the most popular areas for dive charters from Exmouth.

The Ngari Cape Marine Park features underwater landscapes of breathtaking grandeur and is a great spot for all types of water-based fun.

Three biologically important areas of Perth’s beautiful Swan River collectively make up the Swan Estuary Marine Park.

This picturesque limestone island, which is only a short boat ride from Fremantle, is a popular destination for commercial boat tours, which bring visitors to view the local sea lions.

The Rowley Shoals Marine Park and nearby Mermaid Reef Commonwealth Marine Reserve are effectively ‘aquariums’ in the middle of the ocean with some of the best diving in Australia.

Dirk Hartog Island National Park, in the Shark Bay World Heritage Area, has immense historical significance and offers great fishing, steep cliffs and secluded beaches.

Plunge into stunning Ningaloo Marine Park with colourful coral gardens and fish just a short snorkel from shore, or dive with gentle giants such as whale sharks and manta rays.

Hike through the rocky gorges of arid, rugged Cape Range in the Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area, and camp beachside adjacent to the vibrant, colourful Ningaloo Marine Park.