Beautiful beaches abound along Western Australia's 12,000 kilometres of pristine coastline. The Indian Ocean gleams like a sparkling sapphire under a warm southern sun.
Australia's North West
Hailed as one of most beautiful and famous stretches of coastline on earth, Broome's Cable Beach
is blessed with azure waters fringed by 22 kilometres of pristine white sands.
The spectacular fiery Broome
sunsets will take your breath away.
Australia's Coral Coast
At Monkey Mia in Denham, squeaky-clean beach sand surrounds still, aquamarine waters, where wild bottlenose dolphins regularly come ashore to say g'day and snare a feed of fish.
World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Reef
is a 260 kilometre spectacle of colour and diversity.
It's home to emerald lagoons teeming with brilliant coral and vibrant tropical fish, and is one of the few places on earth you can swim alongside whale sharks.
Australia's South West
South of the State, at Middleton Beach in Albany, rugged rocky outcrops shelter a calm, vibrant-blue bay.
At Surfer's Point in Margaret River
, the surf is consistently spectacular.
Home to the Margaret River Pro and a firm favourite
with the world's elite pro-surfers, it's teeming with powerful ground swells and first-class waves.
The turquoise waters of Lucky Bay in Esperance are famous for its sunbathing kangaroos, which often lounge on the snow-white shores.
Closer to Perth, The Basin at Rottnest Island is a sheltered lagoon flush with colourful schools of fish.
It's an ideal spot for a snorkel and swim.
At Cottesloe Beach, towering Norfolk pines line a boulevard buzzing with cafes and pubs.
Cottesloe has a clean, clear coastline and smooth terraced lawns are filled with Perth's most buff bods.
Just 1.25 hours north of Perth is Windsurfer's Beach in Lancelin.
This scenic shoreline is ideal for windsurfing, offering huge jumps and easy riding.
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