Best lakes in Perth

Check out the top lakes in Perth, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Lake Monger
1. Lake Monger
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54 local reviews
Lake Monger
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Jodie
Lake Monger Reserve is a major Perth tourist and local community destination offering a mix of passive…
Simon
Lake Monger Reserve is a major Perth tourist and local community destination offering a mix of passive…
Cecilia
Lake Monger is a reserver where you will find WA's black swans as well as many other water birds, including…
1. Lake Monger
1. Lake Monger
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54 local reviews
Lake Monger
Jodie
Jodie
Lake Monger Reserve is a major Perth tourist and local community destination offering a mix of passive recreation areas, shared use paths,…
Simon
Simon
Lake Monger Reserve is a major Perth tourist and local community destination offering a mix of passive recreation areas, shared use paths,…
Cecilia
Cecilia
Lake Monger is a reserver where you will find WA's black swans as well as many other water birds, including pelicans, ducks and coots. There…
2. Herdsman Lake
2. Herdsman Lake
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23 local reviews
Herdsman Lake, Herdsman
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Simon
The Park contains a diversity of landscapes ranging from expansive views over open waters, to dense wetland…
Calliope
Herdsmen lake is a great place to go running and give a really beautiful view of Perth at sunrise. It also is…
Amy
Stunning area for bird life. There are a couple of bird hides to use, a path the whole way around and a cycle…
2. Herdsman Lake
2. Herdsman Lake
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23 local reviews
Herdsman Lake, Herdsman
Simon
Simon
The Park contains a diversity of landscapes ranging from expansive views over open waters, to dense wetland rushes, fragments of remnant of…
Calliope
Calliope
Herdsmen lake is a great place to go running and give a really beautiful view of Perth at sunrise. It also is home to a lot of Perth's…
Amy
Amy
Stunning area for bird life. There are a couple of bird hides to use, a path the whole way around and a cycle path part way around. To do a…
3. Hyde Park
3. Hyde Park
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57 local reviews
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Irene
Walk out of our unit & head 5 mins down Lincoln St & you are at this magnificent parkland. Enjoy the huge…
Tiff
Hyde Park is a 5 minute walk from us. It has so much character from the gorgeous central lake to the beautiful…
Simon
One of the most beautiful and oldest botanical gardens in Australia. Tip: call in to Chu Bakery on your way…
3. Hyde Park
3. Hyde Park
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57 local reviews
Irene
Irene
Walk out of our unit & head 5 mins down Lincoln St & you are at this magnificent parkland. Enjoy the huge trees, bird life, lake, picnic…
Tiff
Tiff
Hyde Park is a 5 minute walk from us. It has so much character from the gorgeous central lake to the beautiful old fig trees throughout the…
Simon
Simon
One of the most beautiful and oldest botanical gardens in Australia. Tip: call in to Chu Bakery on your way and grab a killer coffee and…
4. Manning PARK
4. Manning PARK
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15 local reviews
61 Azelia Rd, Spearwood
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
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Lyn
Manning Park Museum showcasing local history it's a little gem, open Sundays by a group of volunteers. …
Charlotte
We LOVE Manning Park. Three minute walk from the house. Perfect for spotting Australian native wildlife. …
Nicola
Its walking distance from our house ( only 5 minutes), and has a great walking/jogging track around the lake…
4. Manning PARK
4. Manning PARK
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15 local reviews
61 Azelia Rd, Spearwood
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
Lyn
Lyn
Manning Park Museum showcasing local history it's a little gem, open Sundays by a group of volunteers. Manning Park- Manning Lake Reserve…
Charlotte
Charlotte
We LOVE Manning Park. Three minute walk from the house. Perfect for spotting Australian native wildlife. The iconic manning stairs are…
Nicola
Nicola
Its walking distance from our house ( only 5 minutes), and has a great walking/jogging track around the lake. Large mature gum trees are…
5. Lake Leschenaultia
5. Lake Leschenaultia
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16 local reviews
Lake Leschenaultia, Chidlow
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Cathy
Swimming at the lake is great in the summer months! Walk the 3km trail around the lake and maybe spot a…
Georgi
Lake Leschenaultia is a hidden jewel in the forrest and only a short 15min drive from Hovea. It is a small…
Dawn
A favourite spot for locals. Walking and cycle trails around the lake, swimming, canoeing and jumping off the…
5. Lake Leschenaultia
5. Lake Leschenaultia
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16 local reviews
Lake Leschenaultia, Chidlow
Cathy
Cathy
Swimming at the lake is great in the summer months! Walk the 3km trail around the lake and maybe spot a kangaroo or two, echidna or other…
Georgi
Georgi
Lake Leschenaultia is a hidden jewel in the forrest and only a short 15min drive from Hovea. It is a small scenic lake but large enough to…
Dawn
Dawn
A favourite spot for locals. Walking and cycle trails around the lake, swimming, canoeing and jumping off the pontoon. Canoe's and bikes can…
6. Northbridge Brewing Company
6. Northbridge Brewing Company
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20 local reviews
44 Lake St, Northbridge
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(08) 6151 6481
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Maurice
Open until 2am on Friday & Saturday nights. Smack-bang in-the-middle of Northbridge, Perth’s cultural and…
Mark & Kathy
Northbridge Brewing Company (NBC) is Perth’s premier brewery, bar and restaurant located in the heart of the…
6. Northbridge Brewing Company
6. Northbridge Brewing Company
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20 local reviews
44 Lake St, Northbridge
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(08) 6151 6481
Maurice
Maurice
Open until 2am on Friday & Saturday nights. Smack-bang in-the-middle of Northbridge, Perth’s cultural and entertainment hub (just look for…
Mark & Kathy
Mark & Kathy
Northbridge Brewing Company (NBC) is Perth’s premier brewery, bar and restaurant located in the heart of the city at Northbridge Piazza, on…
7. Tomato Lake
7. Tomato Lake
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9 local reviews
Tomato Lake, Kewdale
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Sharon
A popular picnic and playground area located at Oats Street in Kewdale, Tomato Lake contains a wetland, a…
Sandy & Joe
Tomato Lake is a beautiful park, it has wonderful walking paths. The park is a protected bird sanctuary and as…
Crystal
Want a nice park to walk to from here with grass, picnic area, wild life, gym and play equipment? Then head to…
7. Tomato Lake
7. Tomato Lake
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9 local reviews
Tomato Lake, Kewdale
Sharon
Sharon
A popular picnic and playground area located at Oats Street in Kewdale, Tomato Lake contains a wetland, a central lake, 1.6km walking trail,…
Sandy & Joe
Sandy & Joe
Tomato Lake is a beautiful park, it has wonderful walking paths. The park is a protected bird sanctuary and as such is prolific with…
Crystal
Crystal
Want a nice park to walk to from here with grass, picnic area, wild life, gym and play equipment? Then head to Tomato Lake and find out how…
8. Neil Hawkins Park
8. Neil Hawkins Park
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11 local reviews
200 Boas Ave, Joondalup
(08) 9400 4268
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Lisa
Nice park, lots of wild birds to see. Walking trail which takes you around Joondalup Lake which is nice to do…
Amanda
See the Kangaroos that hop through the park in their natural habitat, feed the Parrots and Ducks ... this is a…
Di
Nearby has a large lake with natural bush surrounds and a park. Great for riding around - can ride to…
8. Neil Hawkins Park
8. Neil Hawkins Park
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11 local reviews
200 Boas Ave, Joondalup
(08) 9400 4268
Lisa
Lisa
Nice park, lots of wild birds to see. Walking trail which takes you around Joondalup Lake which is nice to do when its not too hot. Public…
Amanda
Amanda
See the Kangaroos that hop through the park in their natural habitat, feed the Parrots and Ducks ... this is a Beautiful Parklands adjacent…
Di
Di
Nearby has a large lake with natural bush surrounds and a park. Great for riding around - can ride to Pizza/coffee shops or Mini golf. …
9. Lake Monger Reserve
9. Lake Monger Reserve
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8 local reviews
Lake Monger Reserve, Wembley
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Sanna
Great walking and cycle path around Lake Monger dotted with playgrounds and exercise equipment. Walk along the…
Hilary
Relaxing nature walk with lots of black swans, pelicans, ducks etc. Takes about 30 minutes to walk the 3.8km…
Lynn
Lake Monger is a short stroll from Mount Hawthorn, popular for fitness enthusiasts as well as those wanting a…
9. Lake Monger Reserve
9. Lake Monger Reserve
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8 local reviews
Lake Monger Reserve, Wembley
Sanna
Sanna
Great walking and cycle path around Lake Monger dotted with playgrounds and exercise equipment. Walk along the pier to the gazebo on the…
Hilary
Hilary
Relaxing nature walk with lots of black swans, pelicans, ducks etc. Takes about 30 minutes to walk the 3.8km lake. Only 10 minutes from my…
Lynn
Lynn
Lake Monger is a short stroll from Mount Hawthorn, popular for fitness enthusiasts as well as those wanting a peaceful quiet stroll
10. Joondalup Resort
10. Joondalup Resort
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16 local reviews
Country Club Blvd, Connolly
(08) 9400 8888
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Courtney
The spectacular golf course in Perth sweeps across dense bushland, cuts through steep limestone quarries and…
10. Joondalup Resort
10. Joondalup Resort
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16 local reviews
Country Club Blvd, Connolly
(08) 9400 8888
Courtney
Courtney
The spectacular golf course in Perth sweeps across dense bushland, cuts through steep limestone quarries and skirts picturesque lakes, to…
11. Booyeembara Park
11. Booyeembara Park
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7 local reviews
Booyeembara Park, Fremantle
(08) 9432 9999
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Jessica
Native, rambling park with barbecue and picnic facilities, lake, stream and an olive grove.
Melina
Steps from the door. Wander around the lake, listen to a waterfall, or sit under a tree.
Anna
Huge rambling park with beautiful nature walks, lake, BBQs and children's playground.
11. Booyeembara Park
11. Booyeembara Park
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7 local reviews
Booyeembara Park, Fremantle
(08) 9432 9999
Jessica
Jessica
Native, rambling park with barbecue and picnic facilities, lake, stream and an olive grove.
Melina
Melina
Steps from the door. Wander around the lake, listen to a waterfall, or sit under a tree.
Anna
Anna
Huge rambling park with beautiful nature walks, lake, BBQs and children's playground.
12. Bibra Lake
12. Bibra Lake
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5 local reviews
Bibra Lake, Bibra Lake
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Carla
Bibra Lake has one of Perth's best playground's for kids. It's also a wonderful walking area. A whole loop…
Terence
Wonderful walk round the lake (about 40 minutes) - lots of wildlife. There is a public bird hide halfway…
Melina
Awesome lake to run around. Nice running path ~6km loop.
12. Bibra Lake
12. Bibra Lake
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5 local reviews
Bibra Lake, Bibra Lake
Carla
Carla
Bibra Lake has one of Perth's best playground's for kids. It's also a wonderful walking area. A whole loop is approximately 6 km. It can…
Terence
Terence
Wonderful walk round the lake (about 40 minutes) - lots of wildlife. There is a public bird hide halfway round. Usually thousands of wild…
Melina
Melina
Awesome lake to run around. Nice running path ~6km loop.