Peel & Rockingham Travel Guide

Peel & Rockingham

About Peel & Rockingham

Intricate waterways, soothing beaches and native forests are just some of the standout features of the Peel and Rockingham Region. Less than an hour's drive south of Perth, both offer a variety of activities. Enjoy a round of golf, plunge into the thrill of white-water rafting, or take a walk deep into jarrah forests. Ideal conditions for fishing and boating are also plentiful and there are local wineries and outdoor cafes to enjoy. Both Mandurah, (Peel’s capital), and Rockingham are great family destinations, with their wide grassy foreshores for picnicking and cafes for al fresco and waterfront dining. The region is also famous for interactive dolphin experiences. The safe, sandy beaches and sheltered waters of Cockburn and Warnbro Sounds are ideal for swimming, diving, sailing, boating, windsurfing and fishing. Or for something a little more relaxed, reminisce on a tour of discovery through the many timber towns dotted around the region, such as Serpentine, Jarrahdale & Dwellingup.

When to Visit Peel & Rockingham

Peel & Rockingham shares a Mediterranean climate similar to Perth. Summers are generally dry, and warm to hot. Winters are cool, with occasional showers. Most of the rain falls between the months of June to August. Average summer temperatures: 19oC - 29 oC. Average winter temperatures: 9 oC - 15 oC. The spring and autumn months are a fabulous time to visit.

Getting Around Peel & Rockingham

Located less than 50 km south of Perth, the Peel and Rockingham area is both easy to access and easy to get around. Public transport is abundant and the roads are first class. There is a CAT bus in Fremantle that travels around many of the popular tourist locations in the area, and the rail system is also very efficient, servicing most of the major areas.

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