A coastal suburb of Perth, people flock to Scarborough throughout the year for its sunny weather, sandy beaches and delightful sunsets. Well known for its surfing and water sports, it also attracts visitors to its boutique shops and seafront bars.
Things to do in Scarborough
Scarborough’s long, wide beaches offer endless opportunities for sunbathing, swimming, and beach volleyball. It’s also a popular surfing area and has several surf schools and clubs where you can try out windsurfing and kitesurfing.
Looking to admire the region’s nature and culture? Climb up to Sunset Hill and enjoy a picnic with 180-degree views of the coast or wander around the Art Space Gallery, which has outdoor exhibitions of photographs by local artists from Art Space Collective.
Nightlife in Scarborough is centred around the waterfront, with most restaurants having alfresco seating and ocean views. Build your own burger at Grill’d, try a range of different beers at Scarborough Beach Bar or sample the fresh fish and extensive wine list at The Wild Fig.
Getting around Scarborough
Scarborough is 15 kilometres from central Perth, either a 20-minute drive or 30-minute bus ride. The suburb is small and easily walkable with a network of pedestrian and cycling paths running around the waterfront.