All throughout the year, people flock to Scarborough to enjoy WA’s famous sunny weather, turquoise waters and uninterrupted views from Fremantle to Hillarys. You can swim, surf, go shopping, enjoy a meal to suit every taste and budget, or take in one of the world’s best sunsets.
Scarborough is an easy 15 minute drive from the centre of Perth and also easy to reach by bus from the city. There are lifeguard patrols, public bath and change rooms, outdoor showers and plenty of parking for your convenience.
The iconic Scarboro Surf Life Saving Club
The Scarboro Surf Life Saving Club is a fundamental part of Scarborough’s identity. The club was established in 1928 and lifesavers have rescued thousands of people since then. Scarborough Beach has played host to the Australian Surf Lifesaving Championships for a number of years, bringing an action-packed week of competition and around 5,000 lifesavers from across the country.
Eat, drink and enjoy
Whether you’re looking for a beachside breakfast, family picnic, easy takeaway, fine dining or a sunset cocktail, there’s something for every taste in Scarborough.
Pack a picnic
Breakfast, lunch or dinner
Enjoy the nightlife
Concerts, events and festivals
Scarborough has become a popular place to enjoy one of the City of Stirling’s exciting events including the Summerset festival, sporting events, family events, markets and concerts in the amphitheatre with views of the ocean.
Scarborough is a popular place for fun, fitness and sports. Water sports include swimming, surfing, kite and windsurfing, while on the land you can enjoy beach volleyball, yoga, fitness classes, or just run or stroll along the beach at your own pace.
Learn to surf
Wind and kite surfing
Cycle or walk around
Exercise on the beach or take a fitness class
Enjoy a break in Scarborough
From backpacker hostels to serviced apartments and world-class hotels, there is a range of accommodation to choose from at Scarborough. Visitors can also take advantage of function and conference facilities, day spas and a variety of bars and eateries.
Find anything you need
Shops around Scarborough sell everything from souvenirs to boutique fashion. You’ll also find a range of surf shops, supermarkets, pharmacies, bakeries, food outlets and other convenience stores.
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