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South Beach

Corner Ocean Drive / Ocean Road | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
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Ranked #7 of 19 Attractions in Fremantle
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors

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152 reviews 152 reviews
56 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

We ventured out to Coogy Beach {not overly far from South beach} and a short drive from Hamilton Hill each day. The beach is clean, with lovely white sand and there is a newly installed shark net. Aparently, no sharks in this area, but being in the water within the netted area somehow feels so much more comfortable and relaxing.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

Maybe by Oz standards it is nothing special but for a northern hemisphere man - it is wonderful. Came here earlier in year with family and this time on my tod (business). Caught the free CAT bus down, 45 mins on the beach, a quick dunk in the water - and the free bus back up. All nice and easy.... More 

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Esperance, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The beach itself is over rated and the area over crowded over a weekend It is very hard to get parking down there and the car park is very badly laid out (dead end with no provision for traffic flow through) What a pity the railway line (which dominates the Esplanade from Freo centre out to the south) is not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

South beach is in our opinion one of the best beaches in and around Perth. The Ocean seems more peaceful here than at other beaches with not a big swell most times we have visited, has a big grass area with lots of shade and the sand is white, nice beach to spend a few hours...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

South Beach was nothing like what I thought it was going to be like. It's very small and the sand looks like it's been coloured white. The only good thing the bus was free to get there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

There wasn't too much happening here on a weekday in mid Nov. The beach is nice enough although the sand colour isn't quite white and the views of Fremantle Port are a bit off putting. I prefer Cottesloe Beach.

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Pershore, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

we were able to travel there on the free green bus from just outside the hotel and it was a good level walk back the the city on the cycle track

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Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Sand lovely and warm, sun setting over the water, the gentle gushing of waves braking upon the shore line? Where better to enjoy a nice swim, or Fish & Chips by the sea. Or hire a bike and ride along the bike tracks. A divine place to visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

South Beach is a magnet for swimmers, dog walkers and families. It has two good swimming areas and a lengthy dog beach between the groynes . It is a wide beach , most of the time and has a great beach cafe near toilet facilities. Another more up market cafe is also overlooking the beach and in the park area... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Great clean beach just south of Fremantle city centre with lovely grassed area back from beach with plenty of trees for shade. Little cafe is a bonus.

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