Rockingham Beach, Rockingham

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Picnic or barbecue in the green shady areas of Rockingham Beach, which features clean white sands and warm shallow waters. You can swim, snorkel, and fish, and end your day with a visit to the nearby strip of shops, bars, and restaurants. The area offers tourists from around the world a complete shopping and dining experience within walking distance of the water. The beach is also known for its Catalpa Rescue memorial, designed to commemorate the infamous escape of six Irish Fenian convicts from Fremantle Prison in 1876. The memorial is a statue depicting six wild geese in flight, representing the six escapees, and has been a popular backdrop for tourist photographs since its unveiling in 2005. Put Rockingham Beach at the forefront of your travel plans using our Rockingham vacation planner.
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  • Rockingham Beach is a great spot to spend a day or even a couple of hours. You can walk the boardwalk or path along the beach, swim, picnic in the park or sit in one of the many cafes and restaurants....  more »
  • What a lovely golden sandy beach surrounded by so many actvities for the whole family along with eateries and watering holes. The back of the beach is full of parkland and coulourful seating and...  more »
  • The beach here is absolutely stunning! The water around this area is the most beautiful shade of green and blue i have ever seen. What a beautiful part of Perth.
  • One of the beautiful beaches in Perth. There are green play ground alongside the beach. You will have there are ample car parking, public toilet, BBQ, etc. The beautiful cape peron is situated next to Rockingham (about 4 km away). It's a perfect place to spend whole day or make a picnic with family.

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