Outdoor Activities in Esperance

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Outdoor Activities in Esperance

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  • AlbanyRick
    Albany, Australia2,050 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We loved our visit here, and managed to hit most of the high spots: Frenchman Peak, Lucky Bay, Thistle Cove, and Hellfire Bay. Well worth spending a day here, but expect a lot of people doing the same, and parking lots can be quite filled.
    Written 14 January 2024
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  • AlbanyRick
    Albany, Australia2,050 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Expect it to be very, very busy here, because it's a tourist hotspot. So many people taking selfies, flying drones, etc. But the sand is super white and water is so clear and turquoise, it's not hard to see why people love this place. Only go on a sunny day though.

    Although the signs say that you need a 4WD to drive onto the beach, you can easily do it in a 2WD, because it is that firm and compact.
    Written 14 January 2024
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  • AlbanyRick
    Albany, Australia2,050 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The white sand and clear water here is amazing. It's also a very safe beach, unlike some others in the Esperance area. One real advantage of this each over many others is that it has toilets and showers. It's very popular though, so expect lots of other people here too.
    Written 14 January 2024
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  • Sunday191
    Sydney, Australia13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The scenery on this drive rivals the Great Ocean Road, VIC. Spectacular. The sand is white, water crystal clear and turquoise. I think I have found the best beaches I have ever seen.
    Written 23 February 2024
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  • AlbanyRick
    Albany, Australia2,050 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    All the beaches in the national park here are lovely, but this place has bigger waves than Lucky Bay, so if that's what you're looking for, you'll enjoy this more.

    You can't drive your car on the beach here, but there's lots of parking, and toilets as well. It's only a short walk to the beach. Very busy though!

    To see the orange rocks you really need to climb the rocks on the left of the beach, because the orange colour can best be viewed from the other side.
    Written 14 January 2024
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  • Johnny H
    Belfast, UK184 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I have been to a lot of beaches but this is definitely the best. The whitest sands, the bluest ocean and so peaceful. Lucky bay is very close and perfect to pick up a coffee and use the loo but if you are after some quiet time in an untapped cove Thistle is for you 👌🏼
    Written 18 April 2024
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  • AlbanyRick
    Albany, Australia2,050 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best enjoyed on a sunny day for sure. This walk isn't smooth, because there are stairs in several places, and gravel and rocks with slope. But it's a wonderful walk, and the views are spectacular.

    We also did the longer separate walk to Lovers Beach, which took about 30 minutes return. It's not well signed, but the beach is gorgeous, and we had the place to ourselves.
    Written 15 January 2024
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  • AlbanyRick
    Albany, Australia2,050 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a stunning beach! It's a bit more out of the way, but every bit as good as Twilight Beach.

    The view from the car park is stunning. There's quite a set of steps to go down, but it's worthwhile.

    Beautiful clear water for swimming, and well-protected. Loved walking along the rocks alongside the beach.
    Written 15 January 2024
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  • bobjanh
    Brisbane, Australia2,263 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Located about an hour to the east of Esperance, Wharton beach and nearby areas offer both a spectacular squeaky white sand beach but also spectacular coastal scenery, coastal bush land and birdlife. Well worth the drive out from Esperance.
    Written 6 March 2024
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  • AlbanyRick
    Albany, Australia2,050 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This place is perfect for taking littlies, and even the adults that came along really liked it.

    They have an all-day $10 breakfast special which is really good value.

    Positive experience for us all round
    Written 15 January 2024
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  • Lisa W
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My son and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The weather wasn't in our favour however it didn't stop us from exploring the area. We stayed in a cabin which had everything we could need.
    The camp kitchen is great, stocked with cooking utensils, tea towels, dishwashing liquid, fridge, freezer. Nice bbq area aswell.
    The toilet block was always clean.
    The birds that have made the park their home are so nice to watch and listen to. Baby magpies and cockys screaming out to be fed. Some of the birds were quite cheeky and came in close to see what we were doing. Also saw a couple of resident bobtails out sunning themselves during the day.

    We visited the estuary which was beautiful. Great spot to kayak, skim rocks, go for a wander. We spent a couple of hours there.
    The lagoon beach was perfect even in the stormy weather. Great spot to snorkel, fish, collect shells, climb over rocks, build sand castles. The colour of the water is beautiful.

    The owners Deb & Ross are lovely and very welcoming. Thankyou for sharing your beautiful home with us.

    Overall a perfect location to go to escape the everyday hustle and bustle to be in nature.
    Written 25 October 2023
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  • Yava1983
    Stockholm, Sweden239 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely amazing beach. Just as beautiful as those in Cape Le Grande National Park. And we were all by ourselves. Perfect
    Written 4 January 2023
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  • Michael-4551
    Caloundra, Australia5,458 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited on Wednesday 20th November. Stopped there to have a walk on the beach which has easy access via stairs.
    Written 20 December 2019
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  • bluebay06
    La Spezia, Italy2,128 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Continuing on Cape le Grand Rd, without turning onto Lucky Bay Rd, you arrive to this large beach. The car park is large and there is also a campground nearby. From the car park it is possible to directly access the beach with a 4WD and it is easy to see a number of vehicles parked on the beach with the owners lying nearby on the beach towel. Moreover, from this beach you can drive on the sand for 22 km towards Esperance. The beach is white and beautiful, but it is not protected so it can be windy and there may be waves breaking. In the southernmost tip of the beach there were areas covered by dry Posidonia leaves. A pristine long beach with the transparent and blue sea which, in our opinion, is less beautiful than Hellfire Bay, Lucky Bay or Thistle Cove.
    Written 14 December 2021
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  • bluebay06
    La Spezia, Italy2,128 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    On Twilight Beach Rd there is the detour to the Salmon Beach car park. After about 20m on the right is the Salmon Beach car park. Alternatively, you can proceed to the left (the road to Blue Haven) but, proceeding straight to the end of the road (about 250 m) there is a small car park. From both car parks you go down to the beach using a wooden staircase (the staircase of the second car park is very short). The presence of a long stretch of flat rocks on the both sides of the bay makes this place a top spot for fishermen. Although the sea is crystal clear, this beach appears suitable for swimming only on days of calm sea in fact it is certainly open to the waves and there are sections with rocks. The north end looks better for bathing.
    Written 20 December 2021
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