Geraldton should be as famous for its beaches as its history, cafes and arts.
Champion Beach: Home of Champion Bay Surf Life Saving Club and boasts white sandy beaches and calm waters.
Front Beach: A protected beach at the south end of the foreshore, with a playground and family facilities.
Back Beach: ‘Backers’ can be pretty friendly, often with beach-break surf.
Pages Beach: In the West End, protected from the southerlies and good for swimming and fishing. A family beach with barbecues and playground.
Greys Beach: A great swimming beach, protected from northerly winds.
Drummond Cove: Family-friendly in the north of the city, with a playground and barbecues.
Drummonds Point: Reef break for the experienced surfers (and good fishing).
Separation Point: Popular for windsurfing and kiteboarding. Snorkellers will find colourful fish, sponges and corals in the right conditions. (Pictured at top.)
St Georges Beach: Good for SUPs, and windsurfing and kiteboarding beginners.
Tarcoola Beach: Just south of the city centre, swimming, surfing, fishing and kiteboarding.
DisclaimerStephen Scourfield was a guest of Australia’s Coral Coast.
You may also like
Podcast: The Pod Well Travelled Episode 9
Silent shrines, cabinets of curiosities and mindful meanderings. In the latest episode of The Pod Well Travelled, we take the roads less travelled. With Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield, cruising specialist Michael Ferrante and host Will Yeoman
Our World: Crabs, canals and cool vibes in relaxing safe haven
MOGENS JOHANSEN finds Mandurah and the Peel region is so good, he just has to pinch himself
Golden hues a summer accent
Historic York turns down the heat for WILL YEOMAN’S artistic collaboration