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!
Can I walk to Penguin Island?
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.
Where are the dog friendly beaches?
There are a handful of dog-friendly beaches in Rockingham. You can have a look at our interactive map to find where they are!
Where is the Catalpa Memorial?
The Catalpa Memorial is located along the Palm Beach Esplanade near Samuel Street.
Where can I park and is it free?
All parking within the City of Rockingham is free, but time limits do apply in specific areas. Get the full details on parking here.
Is there public transport to the Penguin Island ferry?
Yes! Catch the Mandurah line to Rockingham train station, then board the 551 Transperth bus which will take you to Mersey Point.
Is there free WiFi in Rockingham?
Yes. Free WiFi is available in various cafes/restaurants and major shopping centres.
What are the best spots for snorkelling?
Point Peron and Penguin Island are exceptional spots for snorkelling.
Is there a museum?
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.
How do I get around using public transport?
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.
What shopping centres are there in the area?
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.