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Salmon Bay

Parker Point Road, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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Parker Point Road, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cold day so no one was snorkeling but have heard this place to be excellent for this. Even so, the place was a good place to stop for a great view and crisp air. There is a shelter there for a picnic as well.

Thank AustTrail
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Was taken here on our bus trip ..the shore line has magnificent features and some of the best water we have ever seen ....so crystal clear and teaming with wildlife great sea and bird life. .love the quokka's they are so cute

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Salmon Bay is rather rocky, but that is not its attraction. You can catch salmon here when they are running. Australian salmon are a good fighting fish, but they are not the same as an Atlantic salmon. They are a native fish, related to the...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We swam at Little Salmon Bay Wow amazing amount of fish although the water was FREEZING it did warm up after a while. Beautiful white sand stunning coral & amazing fish

Thank Melysah
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This bay was one of the best on the island for snorkeling, a must see if you visit the island. Lots of great fish life and Cray's to see if you get in the water for a snorkel.

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Not to be missed if you are on Rottnest. A beautiful beach for sun bathing, swimming and snorkeling.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you visit Salmon Bay on a nice day you are likely to be totally enchanted (and that also goes for its equally charming neighbour, Little Salmon Bay). The coastline is rugged, the beach sand soft and white, and the water crystal clear and dazzles...More

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the tranquillity of this bay. Clear seas and lots of fish to admire once the snorkel and fins are on. Also some nice pink coral too. Great spot for a picnic too and a spot of sunbathing.

Thank Gill H
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Little Salmon Bay - lovely little beach, crystal clear water, plenty of rock platforms and colourful coral and fabulous rock shelves in the outskirts of the bay where plenty of fish were spotted.

Thank DebbieY99
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Lovely place one of the best on Rottnest, great for snorkelling, lovely white sand, great for all the family need to get the bus there though

Thank JMC1965
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