PIN FOR LATER: The 7 Best Swimming Beaches in Perth, Western Australia! They're all perfect for those who don't like huge waves and want a nice calm beach for a relaxing swim.
Should you head to Rottnest Island for a day trip or overnight? As a local Western Australian I have to tell you: overnight!
Photos of Cottesloe Beach in Perth
Find out 15 things to do in Perth, Australia. Includes the best Perth beaches, where to spot dolphins and kangaroos, day trips from Perth, where to eat and drink and the best sunrise and sunset spots.