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Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 6161, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach with rocks around for interesting snorkeling, the only thing that would slightly improve the location would be a shower to rinse off sea water and sand.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank craigsV776ZY
Reviewed April 14, 2019

I did one of the recommended trails in Rottnest island (that are not even mentioned in TA), in this case, Gabbi Karniny Bidi that is around 10 kms and 3-4 hours walk (it can be done in 3 hours if you do not stop too...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Prayanak
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

This is one of the best beaches on rhe island and the last good one before the town. Very sheltered and pretty. Great rock formations. Watch out for brown snakes high up in the rocks

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank adventureguyNZ
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful spot for a sit, sip, dip and picnic. Easy to catch the bus there, get a bus ticket from the visitor centre at the island for $20. Took us about an hour to stroll back to the ferry terminal, not much shade in places...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AllanB124
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

A very short walk from the bus stop. It must be popular in summer, judging by the number of bike racks. Crystal clear water and very white sand.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karen0966
Reviewed June 12, 2018

When we arrived here, others who had come earlier were leaving so it was nice to have a sheltered place to swim around and then sit, relax and enjoy the peace and serenity of this bay. Enjoyed it. Glad we took the Island Explorer so...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 314peter
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Protected from the wind the crystal clear waters are fantastic for snorkeling. Best location is around the little island at the end northern end of the beach. We are not very adventurous, but not far out we saw two stingrays. Why go to Bali?

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Warren P
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We spent several hours here with our 3 year old and wow what a beach! Family friendly, gorgeous water, calm for swimming and generally quieter than other beaches nearby. We will definitely be back!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank KelFryer
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Just off Geordie bay this is quiet, secluded and beach amazing. Hidden gem, took over 30 mins via bikes.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Zep_Di
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Quieter Bay than some others but ideal for a chill out or swim in beautiful blue sea with white sandy beach ...... take time out

Date of experience: November 2017
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