North Cottesloe Beach is a great spot for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, fishing, walking, sunbathing and people watching. With an expansive white sandy beach, rimmed by rolling green lawns and old shady trees, it is favourite spot for locals and visitors alike.
You can enjoy a leisurely coffee or a bite to eat from one of the quality cafés along the strip, or sit on the grassy banks and just enjoy the great Aussie way of life. Walkers, joggers and cyclists will benefit from the extensive network of paths along the beach with spectacular views and a great vibe.
If you are into fishing, there have been many a Whiting caught off the groyne, or if just looking at the fish is more to your liking, the Cottesloe Reef is a popular snorkelling site. With a number of limestone platforms, it is home to a vast range of aquatic life including fish, shellfish, crustaceans, weedy seadragons and the rare leafy seadragon,
The Surf Life Saving Club monitors the beach during summer and there are public toilets and changing facilities available. North Cottesloe Beach is a 15-minute drive from Perth, and is well serviced by buses.
ActivitiesCanoeing/Kayaking Fishing Snorkelling Surfing Swimming