Big Lagoon

West Coast Australia

Some 12km northwest of the Peron Heritage Precinct, Big Lagoon is a gorgeous place to explore if you have a kayak or stand-up paddleboard, and has an excellent campsite.

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1. Peron Heritage Precinct

3.61 MILES

Some 7km from the main road and the only place in Francois Peron National Park accessible via 2WD, the old Peron Homestead houses museum displays about…

2. Little Lagoon

5.07 MILES

Idyllic Little Lagoon, 4km from town, has picnic tables and barbecues along its small beach, and is good for a walk or swim.

4. Foreshore

6.53 MILES

The Denham foreshore is a lovely place for a barbecue, picnic, stroll or swim. Opposite the visitor centre is a ship-themed playground that children will…

5. Ocean Park

10.44 MILES

On a spectacular headland 8km south of Denham, this family-friendly attraction features an artificial lagoon where you can observe shark feedings, plus…

6. Monkey Mia Marine Reserve

14.15 MILES

It's hard not to smile as Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins start arriving for a breakfast snack. Note that during feedings, visitors are restricted to the…

7. Eagle Bluff

18.12 MILES

About 25km south of Denham, take the unsealed road 4km to this brilliant viewpoint, where a boardwalk allows you vistas that meld pinky-orange cliffs with…

8. Bottle Bay

20.39 MILES

This stunning beach with a basic campsite is good for swimming and sunbathing.