Marapikurrinya Park

West Coast Australia

Watch ridiculously large iron-ore carriers and salt ships pass by (helpfully, the visitor centre has a board listing the times the largest ships are arriving and departing). Just nearby, the large two-storey jetty is popular for photo ops, as well as dropping a fishing line.

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