Rockingham Beach, Rockingham

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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. See Rockingham Beach and all Rockingham has to offer by arranging your trip with our Rockingham travel itinerary planner.
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  • August 8, 2017
    freezing cold weather but amazing sites and cafes etc Beautiful scenery, but a bit cold. Will definitely come back when warmer  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    We visited in winter. The beach was has really clean white sand and the water was really calm and clear. We had a walk along the parkland that backs onto the beach and found an interesting display of ...  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    Family live in Rockingham so everytime we visit we are always down here. Beaches nice and clean, plenty of space to go fishing off the 2 piers. Plenty of restaurants to choose from. Overall excellent.  more »

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