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.
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