Top ChoiceArt in Esperance

Karnpi Designs Art Gallery

Desert reds and ochres meet ocean blues in the stunning Aboriginal artworks displayed at this gallery by the likes of award-winning artist Sophia Ovens, as well as owner Pauline. Also for sale are silk ties and...

Top ChoiceMicrobrewery in Esperance

Lucky Bay Brewery

Look for Lucky Bay's beers in bars around Esperance or make the journey 12km west to this simple brewery and tasting room. Two-litre growlers are available for takeaway, and the friendly brewmasters will guide...

Top ChoiceModern Australian in Esperance

Loose Goose

Easily the most creative restaurant in town, the Goose also doubles as a lively bar that serves its own lager plus a handful of craft beers on tap. It's all minimalist black and chrome and teardrop lamps, with...

Top ChoiceSeafood in Esperance


Seafood is the star at FishFace. One half is a busy fish-and-chip takeaway, with punters lining up for superior battered snapper, whiting and cod. The other half is a restaurant with brisk, friendly service and...

Fashion & Accessories in Esperance

Mermaid Leather

Exquisite wallets, purses and handbags, sustainably made from fish leather that would otherwise be scrapped by the fishing industry. Designer happy to talk you through the process.

Beach in Esperance

Blue Haven

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

Museum in Esperance

Esperance Museum

This warehouse is filled with everyday objects from yesteryear, as well as Aboriginal weaponry (spot the fishing boomerang!), a vintage locomotive and a 19th-century train carriage you can climb aboard. Other big...

Cafe in Esperance

Taylor St Quarters

This sprawling cafe by the jetty serves fish tacos, burgers, seafood and salads. Locals hang out at the tables on the grass or on the covered terrace. It's good for a glass of wine or chilled pint of Lucky Bay...

Coffee in Esperance

Coffee Cat

Parked up near Esperance's Tanker Jetty, WA's hippest mobile coffee caravan also serves up yummy home-baked cakes and sweet and savoury muffins. Grab an early-morning java to fuel a stroll along Esperance's...

Juices in Esperance


Colourful caravan with excellent fresh juices and smoothies, and a few warming soups in cooler months.

Beach in Esperance

Salmon Beach

Small, fairly sheltered white-sand beach, with rock slabs for sunbathing. Beware the strong currents.

Nature Reserve in Esperance

Lake Warden Wetland System

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 Wheatfield and Woody Lake, with boardwalks, interpretive...

Pub Food in Esperance

Pier Hotel Bistro

Lots of beers on tap, wood-fired pizzas and good-value bistro meals conspire to make the local pub a firm favourite with both locals and visitors. The Pale Ale from Esperance's very own Lucky Bay Brewing is...

Cafe in Esperance

Ocean Blues

Unpretentious waterfront eatery, decked out with gorgeous photos of the local beaches. Consistently good local reputation for ample breakfasts, simple lunches (burgers, salads, sandwiches, grilled fish), and more...

Gallery in Esperance

Cannery Arts Centre

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