Family Friendly Beaches in Perth

Is there anything better than a day at the beach? Whether you’re splashing around in the waves, building sandcastles with the kids or just soaking up the sun, everyone loves a visit to the beach. Perth is one of Australia’s favourite locations for beachside fun and relaxation. Whether your family is all about activities or you prefer to take things slow, there’s a beach for you. With dozens of beautiful beaches to choose from, enjoying Perth’s natural beauty has never been easier. Read through our top picks for beaches to enjoy with your family across Perth.

Stunning Scarborough

Scarborough Beach is one of the most family friendly beaches in Perth. The beach features gorgeous white sand, bright blue waves and WA’s only beachside pool. There are endless water activities to try at Scarborough! With swimming, surfing, snorkelling and windsurfing on offer, the whole family will be entertained for hours. If your kids are still full of energy after a swim in the ocean, they can explore the Whale Playground or view the skate action in the Snake Pitt. Scarborough Beach even features free wi-fi, so you can stay connected while you chill out on the sand or on Sunset Hill.

Cottesloe Beach

Cottesloe Beach is one of Perth’s most photographable destinations, so don’t forget the camera on your next visit. With beautiful Norfolk pines and the stunning Indiana Teahouse building as a backdrop, you could almost mistake Cottesloe Beach for a European resort. There’s a reason tourists flock to Cottesloe Beach all year round. With gentle waves and plenty of shade, this is the perfect destination for young families or those who prefer to relax. Why not take a picnic lunch to make the most of your time?

City Beach

The family will never run out of things to do at City Beach! With a variety of activities in the water and on the sand, City Beach is the perfect choice for active families. Don’t forget to refuel after your swim! You can simply take a stroll to find dozens of family friendly restaurants, cafes and eateries. You can also fire up one of the beachside barbecues for lunch on the go. City Beach is located close to a range of public transport options, and there’s plenty of parking for those who prefer to drive.

Other Top Beaches for the Whole Family

Try Fremantle’s Port Beach, perfect for young children and ocean swimmers with its gentle waves. For adventurous families who love to surf or bodyboard, you can’t go past Trigg Beach. If you’re interested in a day trip, why not plan a visit to Rottnest Island? With gorgeous beaches and unique wildlife, this is an absolute must! Perth locals know that the best beaches are off the beaten track. If you look hard enough, you might find just find a hidden gem to call your own.

Stay Close to the Beautiful Perth Beaches

For more recommendations, the staff at Crowne Plaza Perth are more than happy to help you out. Located on Langley Park, we are conveniently located in the heart of Perth, which means we are also close to all the beaches Perth has to offer. Book a Perth Staycation and enjoy a weekend away with the family exploring Perth’s iconic beaches.

The Perth Staycation Package includes:

  • Accommodation for two adults
  • Full Buffet Breakfast for two adults
  • Complimentary bike hire 
  • Parking for one car