Get out on the water with range of fun and exciting watersports.

Perth's amazing coastline is known for having some of the best surfing beaches in Australia. Some of our best surf spots include Trigg Point, Scarborough Beach, Strickland Bay, Cottesloe Beach, Back Beach Lancelin, Leighton Beach, Secret Harbour and Ledge Point. For beginners, surfing and kitesurfing lessons are available at Scarborough Beach and Hillarys.

As well as surfing, watersport enthusiasts can also try kitesurfing, kiteboarding, jet skiing and sailing. If you're after a slower pace to explore our beautiful waterways, why not give kayaking a go. Go on, try a watersport, join a tour or hire watersport equipment to go out on your own.

Watersport Tours

  • Salt and Bush Eco Tours runs boutique guided nature walks and kayak tours just south of the City of Mandurah. Naturalist guides will share the wonder...
  • Bucket List Diver offers Scuba Diving Training and dive trips to stunning Rottnest island. Scuba diving trips to Rottnest island is a one hour boat...
  • Water Wanderers would love you to come and wander on water with them in Perth: where it’s perfect for kayaking all year round! For those visiting from...
  • Blue Destiny Boat Charters offers scuba diving, snorkelling and party charters on the Swan River, Carnac or Rottnest Island. Scuba diving and...
  • Perth’s number one Stand Up Paddling experience. It’s more than just a board and a paddle! Come and join Perth SUP School for an aqua adventure around...
  • If you want to add excitement and adventure to your life you’ve come to the right place! Explore Naturally There’s no better way to explore the great...
  • Hoist the sails for a magical eco-experience aboard the famous yellow sailing catamaran, a much-loved icon of Perth. 2, 3 or 8 hour tours departing...
  • Stag Watersports operates from a safe and beautiful location on the pristine waters of Harvey Estuary, near Mandurah, Western Australia from October -...

Watersport Attractions

  • Located on 89 pristine acres, the Swan Valley Adventure Centre is the perfect getaway. Just minutes from the Perth CBD, the centre offers a safe and...
  • Lake Leschenaultia is a beautiful, unique recreational lake nestled in the scenic bush land of Perth Hills, in the charming village of Chidlow...
  • Come down and experience the best surf school on Perth's coastline. A friendly, experienced and energetic team of surfing instructors will guide you...
  • Jetpack Perth is the WA's first coastal water jet experience. Based in Rockingham Beach, professional instructors offer a complete hydroflight...
  • Funcats is one of Perth’s iconic must do activities and the only place in the world where you can sail your own boat directly in front of a major city...

Watersport Hire

  • See Perth’s landscape and river as you have never seen it before. Be your own captain and have the freedom of exploring the Swan River the way you...
  • Hire Western Australia's only donut-shaped electric BBQ boats for a fun and truly unique boating experience. No boat licence required! Be your own...
Kitesurfing Perth - photo credit Daniel De Giosa

Top Kitesurfing Spots in Perth

Whether you're a seasoned kitesurfer or you're feeling inspired to give kitesurfing a try yourself, Perth is absolutely the place for water sports! Here's 7 awesome spots in and around Perth to get your kite on.

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More adventure on the water

Kayaking, Rottnest Island


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.

Snorkelling, Rottnest Island

Underwater adventures

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.

Fishing, Murray River, Mandurah and Peel


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.

Whale watching, Perth

Whale watching

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.

Captain Cook Cruises, Perth


Explore Perth's waterways aboard the comfort of a vessle with ferries to Penguin and Rottnest Islands and cruises through Mandurah's scenic canals and along the Swan River.

Plan Your Trip to Perth

Start planning your visit by finding out what to do in Perth during the day and night. See all accommodation, tours, attractions, activities, food and drink and retail in Perth. 

Pool, Crown Towers Perth

Accommodation in Perth

You'll find a diverse range of accommodation to suit all budgets and styles all across Perth from five-star resorts to caravan parks.

Rottnest Express Eco Tour, Rottnest Island

Tours in Perth

Tours around Perth and surrounds take you to some of the most exciting and interesting holiday spots from hot air ballooning in the Avon Valley to cruising the Swan River.

Perth's Outback Splash, Maze

Attractions in Perth

There's plenty of attractions to choose from in Perth and surrounds, with fun-filled activities for all ages.

Public House, Perth City

Food and Drink in Perth

Whether its dining in an elegant restaurant overlooking the river or sampling local wines, Perth boasts an extensive buffet from which to delight your tastebuds.

Aspects of Kings Park, Perth City

Retail in Perth

Perth offers a host of shopping options to choose from - stock up on the latest fashions, buy unique art or head to a local market.

Apollo Motorhome Holidays

Hire in Perth

Looking to explore Perth on your own? There are plenty of hire options available from cars and motorhomes to bikes and kayaks.

Spring in Perth

Perth comes alive with colour in Spring with stunning wildflowers, amazing wildlife encounters and a variety of events and festivals to keep you busy all season long... that's Perth in spring.