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“Beautiful but spoiled by all the traffic”
Review of Cable Beach

Cable Beach
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Owner description: Western Australia’s most famous beach is one of the most beautiful in the world, with turquoise waters and impeccable white sand.
Sydney, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Beautiful but spoiled by all the traffic”
Reviewed December 19, 2013

After all the hype i was a little bummed that glorious Cable Beach (and Broome in general) loses some of it's magic in the abundance of tourist traffic (yes, i get that i'm one of them!) along with the over-priced meals and activities.

The high-throughput of people is inevitable i guess with the view being so spectacular but next time i'll be looking for somewhere a little more peaceful to enjoy the sunset.

Still, it's worth a look.

Visited July 2013
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Bath, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Absolutely stunning”
Reviewed December 16, 2013

It was the most beautiful beach we have ever seen (though I am from England). The reality Is as good as the amazing pictures.
The water was Actually warm, like stepping into a bath, which was amazing.
Several times we stayed in the water as the sun set, and it was perfect.
Possibly the most amazing thing however, is how quiet it was (though we did go off peak). There were only ever about 30 people on the entire stretch, as far as you could see.

Visited November 2013
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gold coast
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Spectacular sunsets!”
Reviewed December 4, 2013

Cable beach sunsets with you drinks and nibbles watching camel trains walking by..can't get much better than that!

Visited October 2013
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Coldspring, Texas
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Amazing, almost perfect.”
Reviewed November 29, 2013

Cable Beach is beautiful. The sand is almost like baby powder and oddly enough not very hot on the feet. The water is so clear and the color in the photos don't do it justice. There are beautiful jewel tones for as far as you can see.
The temperature of the water was warmer than I expected, similar to bath water. There is a guy with a trailer that rents surf boards, boogie boards, chairs and umbrellas.
A nice addition would be to have showers located somewhere near the carpark so you could rinse off, or a least a water spicket. The day I went, there were less than ten people on the beach, it was like being on a private island.

Visited November 2013
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Broome, Australia
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best sunsets are in the wet season”
Reviewed November 27, 2013

Can't get enough of the sunsets off Cable Beach. The best time is just after the sun has set and there is this lilac/orange/blue haze on the horizon!

Visited November 2013
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