This wide stretch of white sand stretches for miles and is popular with 4WD drivers. It is rather exposed, though, and occasionally blasted by strong winds.

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1. Cape Le Grand National Park

3.62 MILES

Good fishing, swimming and camping can be found at Lucky Bay – arguably Australia's top beach, complete with beach-going kangaroos – and Le Grand Beach,…

3. Lucky Bay

6.48 MILES

One of Australia's top beaches, Lucky Bay has sand so white and so fine that is squeaks underfoot like rubber. Good for kite- and windsurfing. Tame…

4. Esperance Museum

14.62 MILES

This warehouse is filled with everyday objects from yesteryear, as well as Aboriginal weaponry (spot the fishing boomerang!), a vintage locomotive and a…

5. Cannery Arts Centre

14.74 MILES

Interesting contemporary art exhibitions by local artists and a shop selling locally made ceramics and other crafts.

6. West Beach

14.96 MILES

Gorgeous sweep of sand, ideal for sunbathing. Dangerous rip currents.

7. Lake Warden Wetland System

15.43 MILES

Esperance is surrounded by extensive wetlands, which include seven large lakes and over 90 smaller ones. The 3.6km Kepwari Wetland Trail takes in Lake…

8. Blue Haven

15.53 MILES

Long sweep of brilliant white sand and usually calm waters for swimming.