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Of course! There are a few companies in the area you can hire kayaks from, such as Rockingham Kayak Hire and Penguin and Seal Island Kayak and SUP Hire.

Yes, you can. Please be aware that the areas accessible to the public on Garden Island are restricted. As such, you must check the Department of Transport's South Metropolitan Boating Guide.

Yes, you can. Just make sure you follow these government guidelines for size and bag limits.

There are a number of skate parks in the City of Rockingham. More information is available here.

There are plenty! Free public BBQ facilities are located along the Rockingham Foreshore and various other parks around town, of which you can search for here.

There are no public RV dump points in Rockingham. The nearest one, however, is in Mandurah. 

Unfortunately, there is no public access to Garden Island unless you have a private vessel.

Indeed, there are many walk trails across the Rockingham region. Find more information here!

We sure do! Rockingham has wonderful shared cycling paths. You can find them here.

It is the CBH Kwinana bulk grain terminal that receives, handles, stores and delivers grain. In fact, it's actually the largest grain export terminal in the Southern Hemisphere!

Yes, we have a few in the area. Please visit the Accommodation section of our website.

The best way to see our dolphins up close in Rockingham is by embarking on one of the Perth Wildlife Encounters dolphin tours. If you're lucky enough, you might also be able to see them from one of our beaches!

We do not recommend walking or wading across the sandbar to Penguin Island. Strong rips and currents can occur, and the water depth and conditions change rapidly. The best way to get to Penguin Island is to board the ferry across, which departs hourly from 9am to 3pm. You may purchase ferry tickets here.

There are a handful of dog-friendly beaches in Rockingham. You can have a look at our interactive map to find where they are!  

The Catalpa Memorial is located along the Palm Beach Esplanade near Samuel Street.

All parking within the City of Rockingham is free, but time limits do apply in specific areas. Get the full details on parking here.

Yes! Catch the Mandurah line to Rockingham train station, then board the 551 Transperth bus which will take you to Mersey Point. 

Yes. Free WiFi is available in various cafes/restaurants and major shopping centres. 

Point Peron and Penguin Island are exceptional spots for snorkelling. 

Yes, there is. The Rockingham Museum is run by the Rockingham Historical Society and is located at the corner of Kent Street and Flinders Lane in Rockingham. Opening hours vary, so please give them a call on (08) 9592 3455.

In terms of getting around Rockingham, you can take advantage of the area's convenient public transport links – with frequent bus routes like the 555 stopping along Rockingham train station, Rockingham Centre and the Rockingham Foreshore precinct. You can plan your journey with Transperth here.

There are a variety of shopping centres throughout the City of Rockingham. Find them below:

Absolutely! Before embarking on your adventures, be sure to visit the Rockingham Visitor Centre located at 19 Kent Street, Rockingham WA 6168. Alternatively, you can also call the team on (08) 9592 3464 for a friendly chat and expert advice about Rockingham's best attractions.

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Download our printable Visitor Guide for information about Rockingham, amenities, activities and more!
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Download our printable Visitor Guide for information about Rockingham, amenities, activities and more!