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Address: Corner Ocean Drive / Ocean Road | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia

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Nice, clean, family beach

Good clean beach with all amenities, busy but not too busy. Convenient for a couple of restaurants. Parking free and plentiful; easy access. White sand and blue sea.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Wales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good clean beach with all amenities, busy but not too busy. Convenient for a couple of restaurants. Parking free and plentiful; easy access. White sand and blue sea.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're staying in Freo, South Beach is the easist, cheapest and best solutions if you wanna cool down on a hot day. From the city you can take a free 'Blue Cat' bus to the beach. I find the water pretty cold to be honest, apparently it's always like that. You can sit in the park or in the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

South Beach is my local and I love the way I can always find a parking spot and in minutes be on the beach. I swim a the dofg beach end, always lovely to watch dags have such good fun. On a hot day it is perfect

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we were in Perth we visited a number of beaches in the area. Since I am pressed for time and most beaches are similar I decided just to review the beach we liked the best and for us it was South Beach. Good for walking or sunning, take a dip in the fairly calm Indian Ocean with shops, a... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

South Beach is very popular with Fremantle locals as it also has a dog beach where pets and people mingle and meet. The Indian Ocean is calm and there are fantastic sunsets. The Cafe serves yummy food and coffee and there is a large lawn and children's playground. Plenty of parking or one can take the free CAT bus that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great spot for a wedding - witnessed one of those here. There is a cute little park next to the sailing club that looks over the beach. Lots of parking. Would recommend for couples looking for a nice beach location.

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Margaret River, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

South Beach is a classic WA beach, fairly safe for swimming, never too crowded, clean white sand and clean clear water. Occasional high swells and rips can make it, like any other beach, a bit dangerous.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited this beach on a rather overcast, cool Saturday afternoon so it wasn't showcased to full potential. Despite this it had nice white sand, was laid back and had a number of people walking very cute dogs which our teenage son loved. He commented that he was going to move there! Cafes are around 1-2 blocks away. It's not... More 

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County Wicklow, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is a lovely beach in Fremantle which has free parking, a cafe with toilets and showers. It is also accessible by the free red cat bus which travels along south beach. We visited in September and even though it was a winter's day we did see people swimming and were sorry that we hadn't brought our togs.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

South Beach is great for families and for those who bring their dogs a lot too, breezy wind and soft sand, a really nice place for all

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