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Watersports

Get out on the water in Perth with range of fun and exciting watersports on offer including surfing, kayaking and jet skiing.

Some of Australia's best surfing and kitesurfing beaches are a quick drive from the heart of Perth - whether its reefs, points or beach-breaks there is sure to be at least one surf spot that is cranking. Kayaking is a great way to explore Perth's many rivers and waterways, or why not try something really adventurous and have a go at jet surfing or jet skiing!

Surfing

For beginners lessons are a perfect way to hit the waves with surfing lessons available at Scarborough Beach and kitesurfing lessons and stand-up paddle boarding are available near Penguin Island in Rockingham from November to March.

West Oz KiteboardingWest Oz Kiteboarding

West Oz Kiteboarding runs kitesurfing lessons near Penguin Island, Shoalwater from November to March each year as well as stand up paddleboarding hire in Safety Bay on Saturdays and Sundays.
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Scarborough Beach Surf SchoolScarborough Beach Surf School

Scarborough Beach Surf School have been providing surfing lessons at Perth's Scarborough Beach since 1986. A single 2.5 hour lesson is the perfect amount of time to get the most out of your surfing experience.
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Are you an experienced surfer? Then check out below the most popular surf breaks in Perth that will challenge the most experienced surfers and nurture the novices - make sure to hit Rottnest Island, Trigg Beach and Lancelin. For more information on the latest breaks visit the Weatherzone.

Popular surfing spots

  • South of Perth
  • Central Perth
  • North of Perth

Kayaking & rafting

Paddle around Rockingham's Shoalwater Islands Marina Park with Capricorn Sea Kayaking, Rottnest Islands idyllic bays with kayak hire available from Rottnest Island Bike & Hire, the estuaries around Mandurah and Peel region, or join a kayaking tour along with Swan River with Water Wanderers. Kayaks can also be hired from About Bike Hire.

Capricorn Sea KayakingCapricorn Sea Kayaking

Penguin and Seal Island eco-adventure day tours including sea kayaking past a colony of Australian Sea Lions, checking out the Fairy Penguins feeding session and taking a guided walk around Penguin Island.
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Water WanderersWater Wanderers

Experience Perth from a different perspective with kayak tours that offer wide open spaces and scenic landscapes while enjoying our fabulous Swan River. The three different tours are bursting with wonderful photo opportunities.
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About Bike HireAbout Bike Hire

About Bike Hire, now situated at a brand-new purpose built facility on the Swan River foreshore offers single and double kayaks for hire for exploring the beautiful Swan River as well as bikes.
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During the winter months white water rafting is a popular watersport on the Murray River near Dwellingup, Syd's Rapids in the Perth Hills, Bell's Rapids in the Swan Valley and along the Avon River in Northam.

Jet boating & skiing

Enjoy the thill of a jet boat ride on the open ocean with Westcoast Jet or on the Swan River with Perth Seaplanes Catalina Adventures. If you're heading down to Mandurah why not give jet skiing a go? Nautical Adventures offer fully escorted tours through the pristine waterways.

Westcoast JetWestcoast Jet

Enjoy an unforgettable, awesome, wet, wild and fun boat ride with a difference. With a generous mix of funky fishtailing, serious slide-outs, peachy power stops, wicked wake surfing and super 270° spins.
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Perth Seaplanes Catalina AdventuresPerth Seaplanes Catalina Adventures

Go on an exhilarating, adrenalin pumping jet boat ride along the Swan River. Travelling at nearly 80km/h with a mix of 360 degree spins, wild fish tail spins and incredible power brake stops!
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Nautical AdventuresNautical Adventures

Nautical Adventures offer self-drive, no license required, fully escorted tours and are the only Jet Ski tour company in Perth and Mandurah offering open ocean jet skiing where you can totally circumnavigating an Island.
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Jet packing, surfing & boarding

Try the newest crazes in adventure watersports in Perth! Try jetpacking in Rockingham with JetPack Perth; jump on a jet surf, a motorised surfboard or wakeboard, on the Swan River with Jetsurf Perth or try flyboarding, an amphibious water-powered jet pack with Go Flyboard in Fremantle.

JetPack PerthJetPack Perth

Propelled by a water jet connected to a jetski, a jetpack experience provides underwater propulsion and flights of up to 10 metres high for the Jetpack Rider. WA's first coastal Jetpack experience, based in Rockingham.
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Jetsurf PerthJetsurf Perth

Offering one-on-one lessons from the South Perth Foreshore, this is perfect for adrenalin junkies. You can lie, kneel and stand on the board which has a maximum speed of 57km/hr!
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Go FlyboardGo Flyboard

Flyboard is an amphibious water-powered jet pack that propels the boarder up to 30 feet in the air or to dive headlong through the water. Go Flyboard offer one hour flyboard lessons off Bather's Beach in Fremantle.
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