An invigorating space to stop and reflect
Protected by a winding coral reef, its sparkling turquoise waters provide calm refuge from the sun. In combination with the stunning white sand, it’s the ideal afternoon swimming spot.
Look out for...
Beautiful calm waters for swimming
Audio sign sharing Nyitting (Dreaming) stories
Fishing for all levels of expertise
The Karlinyah Bidi stretch of the Wadjemup Bidi
Where to find Ricey Beach
Hop on the Quokka Coaches Island Explorer bus and get off at Stop 15. Take the walking track down from the road and you’ll find Ricey Beach sprawled out in front of you. Alternatively, jump on your bike for a 20-minute ride from the main Thomson Bay settlement, either around the northern coast or through the island’s central roads.
Frequently asked questions
Rocky Bay is a place to get away from the crowds, explore the dunes and rocky waters.
A sandy stretch on the northern tip of Wadjemup / Rottnest Island, Parakeet Bay is the big sister to Little Parakeet Bay.
Little Armstrong Bay is a relaxing location for those looking for a calmer time on the island.