Parks within Swan Canning Riverpark

Swan Estuary Marine Park

Swan Canning Riverpark

Enjoy three biologically important areas along Perth’s beautiful Swan River.

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Attractions

Point Walter and Blackwall Reach

A great place for a picnic, walk, cycle, swim and fish. There are always waterbirds here and sometimes dolphins too.

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Heathcote

A lovely spot for picnics, barbecues and enjoying the river views. You might even spot a dolphin!

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Deep Water Point

A beautiful spot on the Canning River for water skiing, cycling and swimming and dolphins are known to visit here too. There is a boat ramp, toilets and a cafe. 

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Bateman Park

Go bushwalking, bird watching and fishing and learn about the incredible Noongar history of the area.

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Mosman Bay Park

Mosman Bay foreshore is great for swimming and picnicking, with a number of shaded trees in the parkland area. 

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Victoria Quay, Fremantle Harbour

Western Australia's largest cargo port, rich in history.

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South Perth

This is a beautiful area to walk, cycle, picnic, fish or launch a boat. The views of the Perth city skyline are incredible especially at sunset.

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Perth City

Enjoy the walk and cycle paths that take you around the river and connect with South Perth.

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Heirisson Island

See kanagroos living right in the city! Walk around this little island and stop for a barbecue with views of the city.

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Baigup Wetland

Take a walk in a wetland and discover all kinds of waterbirds.

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Garvey Park

Explore the local wildlife have a picnic or a barbecue. It's also a great spot for launching a kayak.

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Success Hill

A great place for a picnic, fishing and is very important to Whadjuk Nyoongar people.

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J. H. Abrahams Reserve

Take a stroll along the river or stop for a picnic. 

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Bicton Baths

This place of beautiful water, known as Kwoppa-kepa to Whadjuk Nyoongar people is perfect for swimming, canoeing, walking or just sitting by the river with a picnic.

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Trails

Jenna Biddi Yorga

Bush Walk
2 kilometres

Jenna Biddi Yorga “women’s feet walking on the path”, in Whadjuk Noongar. We invite both women and men to walk this path, however we ask all the men who do so to respectfully acknowledge Jennalup (Blackwall Reach) as a women’s area in the past, and encourage the men to continue this acknowledgement into the future.

Butterflies, Birds and Bridges Trail

Cycle
4 kilometres

One of the most stunning trails in the Canning River Regional Park, this four kilometre dual use trail will take you over sedge meadows, through mature woodlands, over creeks and amongst the crowns of a paperbark forest.

Melville Water Riverpark Trail

Cycle
16 kilometres

The Swan Canning Riverpark holds significant cultural and natural values for Perth, serving as an important feature of the city’s landscape. The Melville Water Riverpark Trail is a sixteen kilometre urban trail along the Swan River (Derbal Yarrigan), from Fremantle Traffic Bridge to Canning Bridge through some of Perth’s most unique southern foreshore reserves and parks.