Top things to do in Rockingham

Top Choice Cafe in Rockingham

Ostro Eatery

This arty waterfront cafe with broad shared tables morphs into an effervescent evening option on weekends. The pulled-pork breakfast burger will kick-start your day, while nocturnal options range from house-cured sa…
Top Choice Tapas in Rockingham

Rustico

This moody tapas/wine bar caps the northern end of Rockingham's beachside strip, with authentic Spanish-style food and an ocean-view corner terrace. Share plates of jamón, sloe gin salmon and braised beef cheek hit …
Nature Reserve in Rockingham

Shoalwater Islands Marine Park

Just a few minutes' paddle, swim or boat ride away from the shore 5km south of Rockingham is strictly protected Penguin Island, home to penguins, silver gulls, boardwalks, beaches and picnic tables. Apart from birdw…
Vietnamese in Rockingham

Little Hanoi

Contemporary Vietnamese comes to the northern end of the Rockingham strip, with lofty ceilings, industrial lighting and walls adorned with conical straw hats and virtual-travel Viet photography. Menu items are ident…
Seafood in Rockingham

Dhuey's Fish Market & Takeaway

Stocked with 100% WA seafood, Dhuey's sells fresh and cooked Shark Bay crabs, snapper, whiting, barramundi, red emperor, Exmouth tiger prawns…all with chips! Oysters go for around $23 a dozen. Grab something from th…
Cafe in Rockingham

Pengo's Cafe

Good coffee, fish tacos, big burgers and buckets of prawns elevate this workaday cafe – right next door to the tour company that runs the ferry to Shoalwater Islands Marine Park – some way above the norm. There's an…
Museum in Rockingham

Rockingham Museum

Run by the local historical society, Rockingham's dinky little art-deco museum (a former library, built in 1947) has plenty of old photos, maps and rusty pieces of the past (carts, ploughs, ladders, cogs, motors…). …