Destination WA

Destination WA travels to Rockingham

The Destination WA TV Series recently made the short drive from Perth to visit the spectacular city of Rockingham, where the coast comes to life. Join presenter Chrissy Morrissy as she enjoys Rockingham’s premium coastal adventures, scrumptious dining experiences, stylish accommodation, thriving event scene and boutique brews.

Pick an episode below to Rediscover Rockingham.

Episode One

Stage one of the Rockingham Beach Foreshore Revitalisation is now complete – Chrissy and the crew cruise the timber terraces of the Boardwalk right down to Perth’s only north-facing beach. Find out Mayor Barry Sammels' favourite memories of Rockingham and get top tourist tips from a local.

Learn more about the foreshore revitalisation here.

Episode Two

Chrissy Morrisey and the Destination WA crew visit WA’s first 100% gluten free café, Bayside Barista, before heading to Latitude 32 known for its incredible beachfront location and incredible selection of gourmet food. The last stop of the day is Lavoro Italiano, a family favourite restaurant, with pizzas made completely in house – all the way from the bases to the sauces.

Episode Three

Rediscover untamed coastline at Cape Peron. Also known as Point Peron or Boya Kaarla to the Nyungar people, has rugged limestone cliffs with sandy beaches and offshore reefs. Its northern shore is more sheltered, with the turquoise sea rich in marine life, making it a popular location for swimming, snorkeling, fishing and picnicking. The Destination WA crew load up on gourmet delights from Malibu Fresh Essentials before setting up for lunch at Point Peron. 

Episode Four

Chrissy and the Destination WA team head out to Rockingham's largest shopping centre, Rockingham Centre, for fresh food, shopping and entertainment. Chrissy catches up with the weekly bingo crew before checking out the entertainment precinct, Syren Street.

Episode Five

A wonderful reason to Rediscover Rockingham is the area’s rapid rise to fame as an entertainment destination. Whether it’s a food festival, live music or local markets there will be an event that takes your fancy in Rockingham. This week, the Destination WA crew join event-goers at the Romance on the Green event with Perth Symphony Orchestra.

Episode Six

No time or budget for a big holiday? A Rockingham staycation is your answer, as the Destination WA team recently discovered. Enjoy a spot of golf in the magnificent bushland setting at Rockingham Golf Club before settling in for a relaxing break at Yaran Lakeview Suites or the completely grand Peel Manor House.

Episode Seven

Perched on the picturesque Lake Walyungup in Baldivis, Whitelakes Brewery is a popular boutique brewery priding itself on complimenting the environment around it. Nikki Parkinson samples the brews, partakes in the "theatre of beer" and kicks back in the tranquil surrounds. 

Episode Eight

Destination WA's time in Rockingham comes to an end with a fabulous day out at the Rockingham Long Table Lunch on the Beach. This fabulous annual event is set right on Rockingham beach with the ocean at your toes. Check out the magnificent grazing table and singing waiters!