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
I’ve deliberately timed my arrival for lunch. But it seems I’m not the only one with that idea. One L of a Feed in Carnamah’s Macpherson Street is drawing a crowd and parking outside the café is scarce.
Where one size Fitz all
Esperance and the Fitzgerald coast feel like another world — an “island”, way out east, sort-of between us and the South Australian border, writes STEPHEN SCOURFIELD
Cold Nips just love ocean dips
It begins with freezing fingers gripping the car wheel, cold toes stuffed into ugg boots, tired eyes and the quiet morning darkness. It begins with the unknown.