Feast on Western Australia’s fresh, succulent seafood
Western Australian seafood and freshwater fish is among the finest you’ll ever hook, cook and tuck in to. WA and Perth are blessed with some of the most biodiverse marine habitats and inland waters on Earth, providing a bounty of unique fresh flavours. Be sure to treat your tastebuds to Geraldton rock lobster, South West marron, yabby and trout, North West barramundi, Exmouth prawns, Rottnest scallops and Mandurah crab, when in season.
Perth seafood restaurants
Scrumptious seafood platters, some served with stunning waterfront views, await your senses at Perth’s seafood restaurants. Hotspots include
Mount Lawley and Mosman Park.
The finest fresh fish and chips
The biggest hook would have to be Fremantle’s
Fishing Boat Harbour, serving fish and chips fresh from the boat. Although you’ll also find a prize-winning deep-fried catch in Leederville,
City Beach and even as far north as
Check out the latest award winning seafood restaurants on the
Australian Good Food and Travel Guide website.
Take a farm or factory tour
Learn from the experts and follow the fascinating journey from the water to your plate on a
guided tour of the facilities at a Western Australian seafood factory or freshwater fish farm. Head north to
Cervantes, or south to
Hook your own dinner
If you'd rather catch your own, drop a line at one of WA’s top fishing spots, from deep sea, game and beach fishing in
Kalbarri, the Montebello Islands,
Green Head and
Leeman, to first-rate freshwater fishing on
Walpole Inlet, the
Fitzroy River and
Blackwood River. Or join the local Bardi people at Kooljaman Wilderness Camp at Cape Leveque to try your hand at spear making and fishing, hunting for mud crabs in the mangroves and cooking your catch.
Shop for the catch of the day
If you'd rather leave fishing to the experts, but want something fresh to throw on the barbie, head for Perth's finest fish markets in Fremantle and Leederville to select your spoils.