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Parakeet Bay

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Address: Bovell Way | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia

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Beautiful Parakeet Bay

Just a 15 minute bike ride (via Geordie Bay) from the visitors centre is Parakeet Bay. A great swimming / snorkeling spot and a great place for a picnic. Beautiful blue clear... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wendy M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just a 15 minute bike ride (via Geordie Bay) from the visitors centre is Parakeet Bay. A great swimming / snorkeling spot and a great place for a picnic. Beautiful blue clear water. Stunning spot.

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Thank Wendy M
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

When I posted pics of this beach on my Instagram my friends thought I had gone on a holiday somewhere tropical. It is so stunning- the water is crystal clear. It's a beautiful bike ride from the ferry. We had such a perfect & gorgeous time here. Don't miss Rottnest if you're in Perth!

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Thank Rachel G
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Reasonable walk to the beach then what a great place for a swim. Some rocky outcrops and shelving water make it interesting. we had a sunny day - perfect.

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Thank Jeff B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fantastic little cove, so beautiful and safe. Great start up location for children to snorkel , great family beach.

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Thank Thrunthru
Napier, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

At $20,00, the bus option is good value as you are not worn out by the time you find a bay that really appeals. All the bays are lovely. This one is fairly small. There is a picnic table above that offered a little shelter for a snack and one walks a few more meters down to the beach. The... More 

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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere that we could cycle to and snorkel. This bay offers some sunshade and is very close to one of the bus stops if you want to avoid cycling. The snorkelling was quite good and we saw some dolphins playing a little way out.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This was hands down our favourite spot on Rotto. Beautiful crystal clear water and fine white sandy beach and reasonably sheltered despite a windy August day on our visit.

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Thank fluffymonkey
New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

A great day had on Rottnest Island. We hired some bikes and stopped for a swim here. Don't forget sunscreen as it gets very hot.

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Although we visited in hot weather but the beach was lovely to spend some time. Seems a sort of secluded beach with white sand

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Thank Akansha K
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful little bay, great if you can get a quite day. Only downside is you only need a few families to visit and its full. We visited early on a morning when it was empty and left at lunch time as it was getting full.

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