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Leighton Beach

Leighton Beach Boulevard | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6159, Australia
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Ranked #17 of 23 Attractions in Fremantle
Type: Beaches
Most recent review
- Sep 16, 2014
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Perth, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Excellent for those mild summer afternoons for a basket of fish and chips and a play ground for the kids. Specialty entertainment at times so check out what's on when you are looking as there are some great activities

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Perth, Australia
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14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Great for poochie -. Sometimes hard to find a park and busy on the highway with dogs so hold onto their leads. NO showers though so dogs go home dirty.

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Perth, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I love that this beach is quite closeby town, so it is handy for kiting after work. Although it gets very busy :-) just watch the doggies if you end up to far north as that is where the dogbeach is.

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London, United Kingdom
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380 attraction reviews
523 helpful votes 523 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Its got better surf than most beaches but is a little too close to the Fremantle port for my liking and the surrounds behind Leighton beach aren't that pleasant. As a beach in its own right though its nice.

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Cheshire.uk
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32 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Close to Fremantle, with the cafe right on the beach. A good spot to just watch the Kite surfers, multicoloured kites, the swell can get up in the late afternoon. Pure white sand beach.

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Perth, Australia
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36 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

sometimes you can go there and you will be the only person there. Or you can rock up and life saving training will be on and people will be there. Get there before the sea breezes hits!

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Perth, Australia
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18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

We went here on the day we went for lunch at Salt on the Beach, as the weather was great on that day, still 27 in May, it was great playing with my grandson, I would really recommend it.

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Perth, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Leighton has relatively good swell in winter but more famous for the dog beach between the footbridge heading north toward Dutchies. Good snorkelling north and west of the groin - look for the reef! Leafy sea dragons, dusty morwongs and Sampson fish. Lovely corals. Only fifty metres off shore. Beach south of footbridge gorgeous too - clear water, white sand...Perth... More

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australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

small beacxh with overpriced cafe on top of life club... not worth it whern there is port beach 1000m away

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Port Kennedy, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

I used to swim here as a kid so my review is somewhat slanted however a warm summer day sees throngs of people decend onto this beach. It can get crowded, however if you choose to go outside the flags (Not recommended) then there is plenty of space for all.

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