Things to do

Things to do

4 Must-Do’s Along The Great Ocean Drive

Just drive.

Cannery Arts Centre

The Cannery Arts Centre is the premier arts exhibition space in Esperance. Situated on the stunning Esperance foreshore, the historic building and natural surrounds are unique and offer the perfect environment to experience all that the Esperance arts scene has to offer.


Condingup Tavern

The best secret on the south coast.

Location: Cnr Eyre & Parish Sts, Condingup
Hours: Sun - Thurs 8am - 9pm Fri & Sat 8am - 10pm

Dempster Street Barber Shop

Traditional style barber shop mid town esperance. Traditional cut throat shaves, classy haircuts and damn good beard trims.

Location: 94C Dempster Street, Esperance
Hours: Tues - Fri 9am - 5pm Sat 9am - 2pm

Esperance Bird & Animal Park

Enjoy a meal and drinks while viewing our Aquarium and Lizard Displays. A huge range of meals available plus $10 all day breakfast! Read The Tide’s review here.

Location: 49 Coolgardie-Esperance Hwy, Gibson
Hours: Fri - Mon 9am - 4pm Thurs 9am - 3pm Tues & Wed Closed

Esperance Civic Centre

As the premier entertainment and multi-function complex for Esperance the Civic Centre continues to be a valuable asset for the Esperance community.

Location: Council Place, Esperance

Esperance Eco Discovery Tours

Discover a land of untamed beauty combining breathtaking beach drives, exhilarating coastal walks and hidden bushland.


Esperance Motor Hotel

Open for meals 7 days a week.

Location: 14 Andrew St, Esperance

Esperance Sail & Surf

Severne Sails and Windsurfing Products. Airush Kites, Boards and products.

Esperance Visitor Centre

The friendly and knowledgable Visitor Centre staff are able to help you with all of your holiday requirements.

Location: Corner of Dempster St & Kemp St

Fat Albert Cycle Tours

Fat bike hire and tours in Esperance, Western Australia.

Location: Lot 991 The Esplanade, Esperance

Fenwick 3 Cinemas

Located in the centre of Esperance, the Fenwick 3 Cinemas are a modern and comfortable environment offering the latest in All Digital projection systems, air conditioning, fresh popcorn made daily and 3D movies.

Location: 105-107 Dempster Street, Esperance

Festival of the Wind

The Festival of the Wind is the premier cultural event for the South Coast Region of WA and celebrates our unique Esperance lifestyle through live entertainment, food, music, art, sport and culture over four days from the evening of March 16 –19.


Gibson Soak

We are a friendly pub 26kms north of Esperance come down for a cold beer and a hot feed.

Location: Coolgardie-Esperance Highway, Gibson

Goldfields Air Services

Whether it the majestic KCGM Superpit or the splendour of the Recherche Archipelago and Esperance’s pink Lake Hillier, Goldfields Air Services has a scenic flight option for all. 


Gypsy Rover Tours

3 hour tours to the iconic Lucky Bay where friendly kangaroo's often sun-bake on the beach.


Lucky Bay Brewing

Lucky Bay Brewing makes craft beers that are truly local. Coming from the heart of the barley producing region in Western Australia's south east, Esperance's Lucky Bay Brewing is part of the local farming community.

Location: Lot 16 Barook Rd (Pink Lake), Esperance
Hours: Mon - Fri 2pm - 5pm Sat & Sun 11am - 3pm

Pier Hotel

Situated on the Esplanade over looking the beautiful sun swept beaches of Esperance, the Pier Hotel is a great place for dinner, a quick lunch, social club events, a meeting place or a late night out.

Location: 105 Dempster Street, Esperance
Hours: Lunch 11.30am - 2pm Dinner 5.30pm - 9pm 7 days a week

The Bijou Theatre

The Bijou Theatre Esperance has hosted a diverse range of productions, such as Guys and Dolls, Peter Pan, No sex Please We're British, Oklahoma!, Summer of the Aliens, Hotel Sorrento and many more.

Location: 115 Dempster Street, Esperance

The Traveller's Inn

Live music every week. Darts, pool comps, footy tipping, TAB, bottle shop, daily meal deals and more.

Location: 2 Goldfields Road, Castletown
Hours: Mon - Sun 11am till late

Woody Island Eco Tours

With a wealth of things to see and do, come and explore Woody Island, a nature lover’s paradise, just 15km off the coast of Esperance, Western Australia.

Location: Taylor St Jetty, Esperance