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. Put Rockingham Beach at the forefront of your travel plans using our Rockingham vacation planner .
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  • To Perth, in addition to watching wild animals, look at the beauty of Western Australia in the upper Shicho feet. Rockingham is only 30 minutes away from Perth City, and the whole place is really superb for the Indian Ocean, with its large and small sandy beaches. Skydiving from high altitude, try to imagine how beautiful the scene is.
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  • The beach is a great place to swim from and feels safe. There is a very short pier to visit. The walk along the promenade is very relaxing.  more »
  • Rockingham Beach is a lovely beach with lots of little cafes and kiosks on the foreshore and an expanse of beach with plenty of space for everyone. There’s lots of little shells on the beach so it’s n...  more »
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  • Good beach for the kid's great ice cream and fish n chip shop, a safer beach for the kid's
  • Great, shallow beach for dogs and very small kids.
  • One of the most beautiful beachs in WA. Tolits and showers.
  • AMAZING place! There is also a platform from which dive in the water !
  • Great place to relax or go for a swim

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Where to stay in Rockingham

From upscale hotels to beachside guesthouses, the places to stay on offer here are never too far away from the water and the welcoming eateries in the town center. Many of Rockingham's guests choose to visit for the day, basing their trip in Perth, accessible by suburban rail.
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