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Longreach Bay

Stay a little longer

Just around the rocky outcrops past the popular Basin, you’ll find Longreach Bay. One of Wadjemup / Rottnest Island’s most popular family beach destinations, the expansive shoreline is dusted in soft white sand. 

Its calm, tranquil water glitters in the sun, enjoying shelter from prevailing winds off the Indian Ocean. A variety of fish species, and even the occasional stingray, laze above the seabed, visible from the shoreline or by snorkelling on the blue surface. 

The calm beach is appealing for families with young children, but be aware — the water quickly dips down, making it a busy mooring point for boats of all sizes. 


Look around and discover

Sparkling turquoise water

Soft white sand

Moored boats

Family-friendly fun

Where to find Longreach Bay

Close to the popular Basin and Geordie Bay, Longreach Bay is just a five-minute bike ride away from the main settlement — or an easy 20-minute walk through the island from Thomson Bay. You can take the Quokka Coaches Island Explorer bus to nearby Geordie Bay, and alight at Stop 19. Or if you’re nautically inclined, you can get there by boat, with plenty of mooring points available. 


Stay right by the water

You don’t have to make Thomson Bay or Pinky Beach your home. Longreach Bay has its own accommodation options.

With breathtaking views of the water the entire way around the way, Longreach Bay features beachside accommodation that lets you leave your unit and step right out into the soft white sand. Soak in the afternoon sun off your balcony and watch the lazy boats dotting the bay as the sun dips below the horizon. Let the kids explore by themselves on the beach, with peace of mind that they’re never out of eyesight.

It’s the perfect family getaway.
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Longreach Bay
Longreach Bay

Frequently asked questions

Yes, rod and hand line fishing is permitted at Longreach Bay, both on the shore and by boat.
There are public toilets and shower facilities available, and accommodation options for those looking for a longer stay.
No, there are no accessible facilities at Longreach Bay; however, accessible toilets are located nearby at The Basin and Geordie Bay.