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Parakeet Bay

Bovell Way | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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Lush beach

The beaches on Rottnest are all fairly small and quite individual (and beautiful!) and it's worth... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2015
Martin W
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
One of the best beaches to relax and snorkel

The water is calm and the beach is quiet a great place to relax. The water was very clear making it... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2015
Roberto A
,
Santiago, Chile
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Bovell Way | Rottnest Island, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia

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31 - 40 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 3 December 2015

The beaches on Rottnest are all fairly small and quite individual (and beautiful!) and it's worth using the 'hop on, hop off' island bus to visit a few. Please don't do what we did and forget you snorkel and mask! There's some great sealife to...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 11 November 2015

The water is calm and the beach is quiet a great place to relax. The water was very clear making it a very good place for snorkelling.

Thank Roberto A
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Parakeet Bay and Little Parakeet are two hidden secrets for the charter boat fraternity because they lie on the sheltered eastern shores of Rottnest Island. Sands are impeccably white and waters are deep, turquoise and teeming with marine life. For the island hoppers and short-stayers,...More

1  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely little cove, clear waters, white sands, too cold to swim when we were there but nice to sunbathe, very sheltered. You won't be able to stop taking photos here and the rest of the island.

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Again one of the quieter of the bays. Lovely waters lovely sand occasional boats out to sea. Quokkas a plenty but... No parakeets!

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Very peaceful and lovely place great water views and if it was a bit warmer snorkelling would of been fantastic

Thank Bec B
Reviewed 13 March 2015

My partner surprised me by taking me here while we were in Perth. This was probably the easier of the beaches to get to by bike, and we arrived early (by ferry from Fremantle), so we had the beach to ourselves! Absolutely beautiful spot with...More

1  Thank Jeshness
Reviewed 12 March 2015

This was a beautiful bay to swim and relax on the beach. It was popular and had a few boats anchored nearby. Again the isolation and the clear water make it an ideal spot.

Thank travellingtomonttrem
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Parakeet Bay is my personal favourite on Rottnest Island. The bay has a very cosy vibe as the local rock formations create a serene cove like experience. The water here is calm and offers some expectational snorkelling. I was lucky enough to spot a large...More

1  Thank OceanGuide
Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

Stunning beach, small & secluded, perfect spot for a dip, shame about the visiting snakes apearing fr the rocks

Thank BryreCottage
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