Lucky Bay

Lucky Bay, Esperance: Address, Lucky Bay Reviews: 4.5/5

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MojiNegro
Perth, Australia1,402 contributions
Couples
Couldn't have asked for better. Christmas day the wind wasn't so bad as previous days and it was a warm 42 degrees.

No kangaroos on xmas day but maybe because there were so many people and cars.

Water is always freezing cold which puts you off going into the water above your waist.

Sand is silky squeaky white and away from the beach quite hard so we drove our 2WD onto the beach and just stayed close to coffee van.

Some cars drive way too fast on the beach.. kids would not think to look for cars on a beach.. slow down!

Other 2 days we went we seen a kangaroo each day. One day a kanga decided to help himself into someone's tent to find food.

Beautiful part of our state, will be back again and no hesitation in recommending to others.

Buy a 5 day pass on line and print or pick one up from tourism office in town $25 best way to do it, otherwise $15 a visit
Written December 27, 2020
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Tammy M
167 contributions
Family
We stayed in the campground so i was able to guage the amount of ppl on this beach every day with their 4wds and 2wds. It becomes 4wd city from about 10am with a range of activities from snorkellers, fisherman, kids swimming and guests taking photos of the roos on the beach. At one stage, it was like there was a special event on the beach that there was a line of cars waiting to enter the day use area. If chasing the roo photo ia what u want then definitely visit this beach but otherwise thistle cove, hellfire bay or le grande beach. All are soooo dam turquoise in colour and swim worthy. Waters cold tho so if ur like me wet suit or thermal rashie will keep u in the water longer.
Written January 4, 2020
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Brendan
Perth, Australia494 contributions
We got told about this area by our host at our Air B and B this was not on our plans but found time to drive out there to see it.
So glad we did it was out standing the whole area our phone and cameras got a big work out so much to see and the colors of the water the rock views.
It cost 15 dollars a car to get in but so worth it and what you get to see the amazing West Australian coastline it a must see allow plenty of time do not rush this area
if you have a 4WD there is beach driving if you are into that
Written December 17, 2020
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Malcolm C
Perth, Australia206 contributions
Although it is located a bit of a drive out of Esperance it is well worth the effort. Stunning bay, beautiful white sand and crystal clear water. Great fun.

FYI $15 per car entry to the national park (still cheaper than family pass to local pool)
Can drive on the beach with 4WD, maybe even 2WD as beach is rock hard.
Take your own shade tent as you will need it if staying any length of time
Written January 18, 2020
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MaggieBos
Plymouth, UK62 contributions
We got here early on a Sunday morning at the tail end of the school summer holidays. Parking was easy at that time, right next to the beach. We grabbed a coffee from the Coffee Bean van (v good coffee) and walked along this beautiful stretch of powdery white sand.
After sitting for a while we decided to walk over the headland along the trail to adjacent Thistle Cove. This was an easy walk and we met only one couple on our return leg. Otherwise it was just us and the birds and the amazing views.
Back at the end of Lucky Bay, below the Flinders memorial, we cut down to the beach for a refreshing swim. By this time there were a lot more people around, but it didn’t feel busy or noisy. And when I came out of the water there were two kangaroos having a drink from the fresh water running down the beach into the sea. They were unperturbed by us, although once they were spotted by others there was a steady stream of people pricking their way over the sand to take photos!
Altogether a magical day at a wonderful place.
Written February 11, 2020
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Jody P
Armadale, Australia127 contributions
This place is beautiful, a nice place to sit and watch the world go by. We had brought a $7 coffee that was small but it was too nice and was worth the. Money and the damper and quandong jam was beautiful, tastes just like my Mum used to make. A nice touch and addition to lucky Bay.
Written October 26, 2021
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Sonia H
Perth, Australia34 contributions
Arguably one of the best beaches in WA.
Made better by the sightings of mother and baby kangaroo hopping along the beach.
They even had an all day coffee truck on the actual sand.
What more could you ask for than squeaky white sand, the turquoise ocean, some cuddly animals and a coffee all in one place. All you need is a good chair to relax in.
Written December 14, 2020
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Thryleon
10 contributions
Couples
A gorgeous place that easily rivals whitehaven beach in Queensland. Roos can come down to eat when the sun starts to go down and seem quite happy to get up close with tourists. Well worth the trek.
Written March 1, 2020
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DadandCab
Coffs Harbour, Australia1,007 contributions
As we approached the bay, it looked like one of the most idyllic spots we’d ever seen. As we saw the beach at close range, reality hit. The beach was covered with 4 wheel drives carving up the sand and destroying the atmosphere. When there are more wheel tracks on the beach than footprints there’s something wrong. Unless you have a disability, if you can’t walk or carry what you want on a beach, you shouldn’t be there. There isn’t even a vehicle free section of the beach. We counted at least 30 vehicles on the beach whilst we were there compared to only a dozen people on foot. Many occupants didn’t even bother to get out of their vehicles, unless it was to take photos of themselves – just doughnut their way down the beach & back again. Isn’t the point of National Parks to preserve the environment? How a National Park can allow one of their premier beaches to be overrun like this beggars belief. A beautiful beach marred by vehicle access.
Written April 23, 2022
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NAOMIHAWKINS
Perth, Australia60 contributions
Another amazing beach. I loved the squeaky sand and the water. My only dislike was the cars being allowed on the beach which I felt was a little dangerous given there are lots of kids on the beach. Maybe one part could be car free to the right and to the left towards the rocks car free. We never saw any kangaroos when we were there sadly. Fabulous camping grounds close by too.
Written January 18, 2021
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