Parks with Swimming
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.
Three biologically important areas of Perth’s beautiful Swan River collectively make up the Swan Estuary Marine Park.
The untouched nature, wildlife and scenic quality of the Walpole and Nornalup inlets provide a wealth of opportunities for canoeing, boating, windsurfing, fishing and other water-based activities.
Explore a stunning natural island and its penguin inhabitants just 700 metres offshore from Mersey Point in Rockingham.
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.
Woodman Point Regional Park marks the northern most part of Cockburn Sound with a unique coastline and the most extensive stands of Rottnest cypress found anywhere on the mainland.
Leschenault Peninsula Conservation Park is located on a thin peninsula, bounded on one side by the Indian Ocean and the Leschenault Estuary on the other.
A great lakeside location in the forest just a short drive from Perth and other major centres in the south-west.
Perfect for relaxing beside the tranquil waters of the lake and river or for more active pursuits on a forest trail or on the water.