The motto that Rockingham has used to promote their tourist is "Your Water Playground", a lot of the leisure activity is water based. The diving and the snorkeling is obviously magnificent although I didn't do any of it myself, and it is simple to work with the required equipment and to employ other devices like jet skis and tinnies. Tinnies are the transportation of option for anglers who regular the bays, coves and beaches of the coastline attempting their luck for the many types here. Jewfish grow particularly big and are a popular victim. Point Peron is a popular fishing area too, as it has great deals of rocky function and borders a big sandy bay. It's likewise a fantastic place for a walk, as many it is a nature reserve and there are a variety of walkways that criss-cross the point. Another haunt for anglers is the jetty at Palm Beach, which has an extremely delicious deli best next door.
There are a couple of islands lying off the shoreline that is popular among travelers looking for a day’s experience. Penguin Island lies 700 meters off the coast and are the home of a nest of fairy penguins from March through to December. You are likewise most likely to see the other regional homeowner, the Australian Sea Lion, on your trip to the island which leavings from Mersey Point simply south of the town. Additional overseas is the bigger Garden Island, which is over 10 kilometers in length and has a coastline which includes an interesting mix of beaches and bays. A sanctuary for wildlife, keep an eye out for the native tammar wallaby while you exist.
If you wish to find out a bit about Rockingham itself and the history of the town then pop into the Rockingham Museum, it just costs a few dollars. It has a varied collection of souvenirs that cover the early days of settlement and much of the Rockingham history. Consisted of are frequently altered outfit display screens. Another popular museum is the Granary Museum at the CBH grain terminal. This takes an in-depth look at the history of grain farming and its significance to the area and to WA in general. A completely trained tourist guide will take you previous interactive screens, a theatre, and rebuilder scenes of rural WA. And it’s all totally free!