Shoalwater Islands Marine Park, Rockingham

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The Shoalwater Islands Marine Park is a protected marine park located in Western Australia and stretches from the northern point of the Garden Island Causeway to the southern point of Becher Point. The 6540ha marine park is located offshore from the suburban locality of Shoalwater.Several small limestone islands are located within the boundaries of the park, including Penguin Island and Seal Island.Further readingCrane, Kevin, Carolyn Thomson and Peter Dans.(1995) Discovering Penguin Island and the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park. Como, W.A. Dept.of Conservation and Land Management. Thomson-Dans, Carolyn.(2005) Shoalwater Islands Marine Park. Landscope (Como, W.A), Autumn 2005, p. 52-53.
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  • I made several cycle rides along this coast and the scenery was fabulous. I saw flocks of pelicans, numerous others sea birds and even a little eagle. Good cycle paths and also a protected area along ...  more »
  • The marine park has stunning azure coloured water and is popular with windsurfers and kite surfers. There’s great scenery to look at (ocean and islands off the coast) however not really the best beach...  more »
  • Overlooking Penguin Island plus other small offshore islands this is a pristine area to enjoy the seaside & the great outdoors  more »
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  • Nice cafe, good working shower, plenty of beach to fish and swim near. Stay upwind, near the jetty or all that corner area in case when there are kite surfers, to stay safe as sometimes they can't control their kite and you don't want to end up in hospital. The Sun said no swimming to the island as people have drowned. Better take the lil boat.
  • Great place! Great facilities! Always enjoy coming here with all my friends and family! Great place for people who boat, jet ski, kayak or just want to come and swim!
  • Such a great place with kids, there was a time when I spent so many days here..... Riding here from St Claire with my 8yr old nephew.... Who I used to have often at my house, my son, 5yrs old peddling his little heart out on his Mongoose.... No gears, Jake and I had gears at least... It was a hard ride...... But the kids were great.... We used to stop and have a swim along the way, it was the ride back that was always the worst.... πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜±πŸ˜±
  • Clean and clear waters. Very lovely sight. We should look after the environment.
  • A island to see penguin. High recommended as the penguin is beautiful and before the jetty that you go is nice work good sea view and good restaurant to have a good cup of coffee before you go or after you come back.
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