Outdoor adventure

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You’re invited to choose your own adventure in Cockburn 

Cockburn is Perth’s best playground!

You can choose your own adventure in Cockburn, whether it’s a theme park, a shipwreck, whizzing by on a flying fox at a regional playground, hiking through a nature reserve, cycling or skating, beach swimming or fishing, getting wet or working up a sweat at an award-winning aquatic and recreation centre, or exploring a world class marina!
There’s a whole range of adventures to choose from, and a range of price points from free to family friendly.

Beaches, marinas, playgrounds and stairs

From wetlands teeming with wildlife, our Bibra Lake Regional Playground with accessible Changing Place public toilet to Port Coogee MarinaCoogee Maritime Trail and Omeo shipwreck, Coogee and C.Y. O’Connor beaches, and Woodman Point, however you prefer to play, there is something in Cockburn for everyone.
But if you want to test your fitness? Test your cardio by attempting the 192 steps of Manning Stairs – also known as Cockburn’s Jacob’s Ladder.

Out in nature

If it’s time spent in nature that you’re looking for, the City of Cockburn will deliver. There is no shortage of things to do in the great outdoors that won’t cost you a cent. 

A hidden gem within Cockburn is the scenic Mt Brown Walk Trail and Henderson Cliffs, located in the western portion of Beeliar Regional Park. There are spectacular and sweeping views of the cliffs and Garden and Carnac Islands from the lookout, which is a short walk from the parking area. There is also a short loop trail along the cliff top, with a dual use walk and bicycle path heading south to Mount Brown, with more trails through Beeliar Regional Park. 

The unique Henderson Cliffs are made up of Tamala limestone, and you can walk along them on a pleasant 400m long coastal pathway with assistance and access for people with disability.  

Facilities to explore

Cockburn is home to the Adventure World theme park, Cockburn Ice Arena, and the award-winning Cockburn ARC (Aquatic and Recreation Centre), located next to the Dockers Football Club’s men and women’s AFL teams training ground and HQ.
Not only do we have these exceptional recreational destinations on our doorstep, what really sets us apart is the variety and expanse of public space that is the envy of our metropolitan neighbours.

Your adventure is waiting – what will you decide? For more options on adventures in Cockburn visit Choose your own adventure! - City of Cockburn.



City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaditj boodjar kep wer kaadidjiny kalyakool yoodaniny, wer koora wer yeyi ngalak Birdiya koota-djinanginy.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for Country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.