Kayaking in Penguin Island, Perth, Western Australia Australia

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Perth is the capital city of Western Australia, located on the Swan River. The climate here is classified as Mediterranean, with hot and dry summers and cool and wet winters. Immerse yourself in the unique combination of stunning natural surroundings, beautiful beaches with clear waters, greenery park-lands and outstanding city architecture that attract visitors all year long.

Penguin Island is located at about 50 km/31.1 mi in the south of Perth. It forms part of the Shoalwater Marine Park and it is home to over 1200 fairy penguins. The island offers to locals and visitors stunning marine and coastal scenery. Paddling a sea kayak is a amazing way to explore Penguin & Seal Islands and their wildlife. Seal Island is only inhabited by the Australian Sealions and it is not accessible to humans.

Explore these limestone islands and shallow reefs full of marine life with an easy, approximately 1 km/0.5 mi paddle offshore. You are able to see fairy penguins and their feeding show, sea lion colony, colonies of Pelicans, cormorants and other sea birds. It should be mentioned that, prior kayaking experience is not necessary and the sport is appropriate for all levels of fitness. Finally, bring drinking water, sunglasses and your camera.