Located only 45 minutes from Perth, Rockingham is a popular holiday destination that is famous for its exciting activities and experiences. Boasting 37km of stunning coastline, Rockingham is where you can relax on the white sandy beaches, swim with the dolphins, salt a yacht and explore the hidden gems in the city. Be it a wealth of natural attractions, great food, entertaining events, or adventure activities. Are you planning a family outing at Rockingham? Or are you looking for something different and fun to do with kids over the weekend? Here is a look at some family-friendly activities to do in Rockingham:
Take a walk through Point Pedron
Wander along Point Pedron as you walk along the protected reservoir of rugged cliffs and glorious coastline. An excellent spot for picnicking, swimming, fishing and sightseeing, Point Pedron is a great place for families to enjoy a day out.
Head over the beach
Kids love soaking up under the sun on the beach. Rockingham Beach, with its calm waters and white sand, makes for a safe and entertaining family beach spot. And don’t forget to pack a picnic and catch the mesmerizing sunset over the ocean as well.
Explore Penguin Island
Web Site: www.penguinisland.com.au
Treat the kids to a glass-bottomed boat ride as you pay a visit to the world’s smallest penguins right here on Penguin Island. Kids will also be treated to the sight of rare Australian sea lions on Seal Island as well as several sea birds. You can also swim with the dolphins if you’re feeling more adventurous.
Take the kids to the playgrounds
If the kids feel restless, it’s a great time to take them to Harbour Playground – an award-winning, all-inclusive play space. Shipwreck Cove is another amazing nautical-themed playground that will keep kids entertained for hours on end.
Learn about nature at Naragebup
Web Site: naragebup.org.au
Also known as the Rockingham Regional Environmental Centre, Naragebup is a place where children can learn about the rehabilitation of baby turtles, explore aquatic species and learn more about nature.
Visit the Perth Aqua Park
Web Site: perthaquapark.com.au
If you’re visiting in April, then the Perth Aqua Park will be open. Located in Baldivis, this park has 100 floating inflatable obstacles that kids would absolutely enjoy tackling. Race down the 3-lane course, zip down huge slides, get launched from a jumping pillow, and indulge in some amazing family fun here.
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