Jurien Bay is considered as the new growing holiday hotspot of Western Australia, a regular family favorite because of the great beaches and water fun.But it’s not all about fun activities– Jurien Bay has its share of amazing attractions as well.
Jurien Bay Attractions
Jurien Bay Marine Park
This marine park brings you close to an amazing range of fabulous sea creatures, especially giant turtles, dolphins and sea lions. The water’s beautiful, blue and brilliant. There are several excellent swimming spots, for some safe family fun. Join one of the boat tours from the park to spot marine wildlife.
Jurien Bay Boat Marina and Harbor
The vibrant beaches on the Jurien Bay Marina are great places to fish for your supper. The new Jurien Bay Jetty is child-friendly, and kids can jump off the jetty directly into the water for a swim in the protected swimming areas. The Jurien Bay Boat harbor is the best place to get some excellent views of the brilliant turquoise Indian Ocean. From the harbor, the National Park Island with its colony of sea lions is just 30 minutes away.
Jurien Bay National Parks
The Drovers Cave National Park contains numerous limestone caves. Many are blocked for visitors, but several caves such as Moora, Hastings, Mystery and Old River caves are open for exploration. You’ll be delighted to know that Hastings Cave has fossils from a long-lost period.
Several exotic flora grow here, such as one-sided bottlebrush, parrot bush and shrub banksia. You can also spot honey possums, emus, western pygmy possums, western grey kangaroos, short-beaked echidnas, several reptile species and Australian bustards here.
The Lesueur National Park is a must-visit, for its wonderful displays of seasonal wildflowers. This park also offers wonderful lookouts for spectacular views, walking trails and scenic drive routes.
Try your hand at skydiving on to the white sands of Jurien Bay. It’s a fantastic way to get an expanding birds’ eye view of the spectacular reefs and islands of the Turquoise Coast.
Marine Wildlife Tour
Sign up for a marine wildlife tour at Jurien Bay, and get a close-up eyeful of sea lions, whales, dolphins and other sea animals. Some of the tour boats offer snorkeling and dive tours as well, combined with wildlife tours.
Sign up for a game fishing tour from the Jurien Bay inland harbor. The harbor has many ramps for fishing boats, so you can bring your own boat as well. Don’t miss the chance to fish at the jetty at night; the jetty literally comes to life at night, with avid fishermen vying with each other for the biggies.
You can take scenic helicopter flights over the Jurien Bay’s amazing coastline, the picturesque rolling farmlands and the stunning national parks.
Enjoy the sheer excitement and adrenaline rush of windsurfing in windy beaches at Jurien Bay. There are several surf beaches in the bay, all with pristine white sand and clear waters.
The Jurien Bay and Cervantes regions have an excellent network of four wheel tracks and sealed roads that are perfect to explore this region on 4-wheel vehicles.