Mullaloo Beach and Playgrounds
The pristine beach at Mullaloo is popular year round with it's long stretch of glistening white sand and gentle waves lapping the shore. With the added attraction of two playgrounds, large green spaces and a variety of places to grab some food it's no wonder it is popular!
The beach stretches over 3km from Whitfords Beach to the south all the way to Mullaloo Beach North where the beach peters out below the 10 m high calcarenite bluff. There are a few landmark memorials located on the bluff and you can climb up and wander around for a closer look and also for the stunning views south back down the beach.
If you head inland to the sealed dual use path you can ride or walk the short distance to the Lookout perched above the bluff for even better views! The dual use path runs all the way along the coast and is perfect for a bike ride or a walk but some of the cyclists do travel at speed so be aware.
The walk from the Mullaloo Surf Life Saving Club to Mullaloo Beach North is about 2km each way and is an easy walk as the beach is flat and easy to walk along.
The Mullaloo Surf Life Saving Club operates between October and April patrolling the middle section of the beach. The beach can be quite busy here - the safest section - but further along you will often find it is a bit quieter even on a busy day.
You can also walk south towards Whitfords Beach (1.5km) and Pinnaroo Point (2 km) either along the beach or along the paved dual use path.
The main access to the beach is next to the Surf Life Saving Club where you will also find the beach kiosk and Swell Mullaloo if you are in need of a drink, a meal or an icecream. There are changerooms and toilets here with outdoor showers and some super cute murals!
Across the park you will find a Dome Cafe and the Mullaloo Hotel so there are plenty of choices for somewhere to eat. There is a sign with a QR code linking to the Sunset Coast Immersive Trail. Beach Shacks were a familiar sight along this coastline from the 1920's to as late as 1975.
To the south you will find a toddler pirate playground with a wooden ship and a boat ideal for imaginary play. There is also a basket swing and a little further over a basketball hoop. There are barbecues and picnic tables here and lots of grass to set up your picnic blanket. Kids can ride scooters around using the dual use path but again beware of fast cyclists.
To the north you will find Tom Simpson Park, named after the dairy farmer who held substantial land holdings along this section of coast in the early years before development caught up. There is a large grassed area with picnic shelters and barbecues and a larger playground which caters for older kids with a wooden fort, climbing nets, monkey bars and tunnel slide. Younger children will enjoy the blue boat which has it's very own plank you can walk! There are smaller slides, nature play features, 4 swings and water play. Plenty to keep them busy.
There is a lot of parking - some near the red pirate playground and some north of the Tom Simpson Playground however this area does get very busy due to it's multiple attractions. Roadside parking, with beach access, is available further to the north or there is some overflow parking along Mullaloo Drive. On a summers day the car park can be full by 9am so get there early.
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