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Coastal sunset drive

The perfect start to our Perth to Broome journey as you travel along the coast experiencing the best beaches in Western Australia towards Cervantes. For the ultimate coastal roadtrip complete the trip in reverse and add to the South West Edge.

Leg 1 Cottesloe Beach to City Beach 7.5 kms | 9 minutes

Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia Tourism WA

Starting at Cottesloe Beach, grab a coffee at a seaside café before heading north along Marine Parade past early morning joggers and swimmers.

Travel along West Coast Highway to City Beach.

Leg 2 City Beach to Reabold Hill 400 m | 1 minute

Scarborough Beach, Mullaloo ShotbyLukeWilliams

Stop at Reabold Hill where you will get sweeping views of Perth city and the surrounding areas from the highest natural point along the coast. Continue north past famous Scarborough Beach – a great place to stop for morning tea by the beach.

Leg 3 Reabold Hill to Scarborough Beach 5.8 kms | 8 minute

Mettams Pool, Scarborough Beach, Western Australia Aisling Gale @ Sky Eyes Images

Just past Scarborough, make sure you turn off West Coast Highway on to the West Coast Scenic Drive. This will take you past the protected bays and beaches of the Sunset Coast to Hillarys Boat Harbour.

Along the way you’ll find some stunning photo opportunities, particularly at Mettams Pool and Sorrento Beach.

Leg 4 Scarborough Beach to Hillarys Boat Harbour 8.5 kms | 13 minute

Pinnaroo Point, Hillarys Beach Aquaflyte Images

Stop at Hillarys to visit AQWA to learn more about our underwater environment. Explore the network of boardwalks filled with shops and restaurants – this is a good spot to stop for lunch overlooking the harbour.

In Summer, Hillarys Boat Harbour has safe swimming for families and the Great Escape offers fun activities for kids including waterslides, rides and mini golf.

Leg 5 Hillarys boat Harbour to Mullaloo Beach 4.7 kms | 8 minute

Mindarie Beach, Western Australia Destination Perth

Jump back in the car, and keep heading north following the tourist drive signs Mullaloo Beach towards Mindarie. The Marina, Mindarie is Australia’s largest man made marina and is a great place to end your journey. Stroll the Mediterranean-style boardwalks that lead you to cafés and restaurants where you can enjoy a local brew at the microbrewery.

End your day with a picnic, or early dinner at the marina by the beach watching the sky transform with colour as the sun sinks slowly into the Indian Ocean

Total kilometers: 46
Total travel minutes: 58
Travel times are estimated based on an average speed of 80km p/h, the maximum legal speed while towing is 100km p/h and should be adjusted to suit road conditions and weather. The travel times indicated should allow for delays due to road works, traffic, fuel, food and bathroom stops. Travel times and distances are approximate and we recommend using as a guide only, along with a published map book or GPS navigational system.
Itinerary: Courtesy of Destination Perth

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