Trigg Island

Trigg Beach is one of Perth's most popular surfing beaches, with a consistent break for boarders. The long soft, white sandy beach and grassed reserve to the north is very popular amongst locals and provides lots of space for visitors. Trigg Island is also a hotspot for birdwatching and fishing, with dolphins occasionally spotted here in summer.

Beach Patrol

Trigg Island Surf Life Saving Club conducts patrols of Trigg Island over weekends and public holidays between October and April each year. For further information regarding patrol dates and times, visit

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Ongoing Hazards

Beach Rips

Shallow Sandbars

Submerged Objects

Strong Currents

Trigg Island Surf Life Saving Club was established in 1954 and has since become home to some of WA’s most elite surfsports athletes. The club patrols the northern side of the beach for 1.5kms, including the Blue Hole, a permanent rip that runs out on the south side of Trigg Island.

My Beach
My Beach

Trigg Island provides visitors with free change room, toilet and drinking water facilities, as well as indoor and outdoor showers. Clarko Reserve is located 200m north of the beach, hosting a dog- friendly grassed park, with free BBQ facilities, picnic tables and a large playground.

If you’re looking for something to eat, you can purchase take-away food and beverages at the popular Trigg Island Canteen opposite the beach, or dine in at Trigg Island Market next door.

A pedestrian bike and walk path runs down the length of the beach leading north to the beautiful Mettam’s pool, very popular amongst snorkelers, due to the flourishing marine life.

If you choose to drive to Trigg Beach, there are over 700 free parking bays available both north and south of the Surf Life Saving Club. Ramps are located at the beach entrance, great for wheelchair and pram access.

If you are visiting via public transport there are many buses that drop off close to this beach, plan your journey now via the Transperth Journey Planner.

Beach Information

Swimming Info

This beach is best suited to those with moderate to high swimming experience due to the larger waves and strong rips that often form here. It is always recommended to swim in between the flags where lifesavers can see you best.

Surfing Info

Trigg provides some of the best waves in Perth for intermediate to experienced surfers, with waves being largest around the rocky point known as Trigg Island. Take care when surfing this beach as waves can be deceivingly large and known to be quite treacherous when a north-westerly wind is blowing. Surf lesson facilities are available next to the surf club at the Surfing Western Australia headquarters for those wanting to improve their skills safely and under the supervision of professionals.