Salmon Bay

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  • Address: Salmon Bay Rottnest Island, Australia
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Beach, Waterfront, Family And Kids, Water Sport

On the south side of the island, Rottnest’s most beautiful beach is also its most wild. Windswept waves make for great surfing conditions; that’s why you’ll see more activity and excitement here than any other beach on the island. There are some sheltered areas in the water that are not so dangerous to swim in, but it’s better if you head over the to calmer waters at the eastern side of the bay. The far eastern side is also the best beach for snorkelling. The reefs and the colourful fish it is home to are very pretty. Not far away from the beach is the Wadjemup Lighthouse. You can just walk over to it if you feel like combining to attractions in one outing.

There’s another good snorkelling area at Salmon Point. Close by here, there’s an osprey nest.

Salmon Bay Travel Tips

  • If the weather is rough, do NOT attempt to swim at the western side of the bay. It’s dangerous.

How to Reach Salmon Bay

  • You’ll have to drive, walk or cycle to here. The hop-on-hop off bus stops by here on the eastern end of the bay.

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  • Salmon Bay Address: Salmon Bay Rottnest Island, Australia
  • Salmon Bay Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Salmon Bay(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Salmon Bay: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 43.86% of people who visit Rottnest Island include Salmon Bay in their plan

  • 48.65% of people start their Salmon Bay visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Salmon Bay

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Salmon Bay

People normally club together Oliver Hill Battery and Fremantle Fishing Harbor while planning their visit to Salmon Bay.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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