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Address: Corner Challenger Drive and Oceanic Drive | 15 Kms West of Perth City, City Beach, Western Australia 6015, Australia
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Great beach

I love this beach. Even thou it's on the same coast and close to Cottesloe n scarbs. It has a unique feel. I like sand here. Fine white sand Superb

Reviewed 23 October 2014
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Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

I love this beach. Even thou it's on the same coast and close to Cottesloe n scarbs. It has a unique feel. I like sand here. Fine white sand Superb

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 22 October 2014

I love this beach and this area. If you're in Perth spend a little time exploring around here, lots of surprises

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Perth WA
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Reviewed 1 October 2014

Really enjoy Clancy's, being able to smell and watch the ocean. Have only had a nice meal and good service.

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

Great beach , though it has got strong " dumping " surf , the surf club is being redeveloped ( completely demolished ) so the place is a bit of a building site at the moment , Clancy's is a great spot for a sundowner ,

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Reviewed 30 September 2014

Love this beach, great for families, lots of play area. So beach first and then you can have a wonderful dinner at Clanceys fish bar and enjoy the sunset.

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Reviewed 21 September 2014

we did a house swop with people who had a house at city beach million area property with pool took us 10 days to clean pool to swim in as they don't use it but looked good on house swop.house looked big but on inside small and bedding so bad would not let dog sleep on it no food to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 17 September 2014

The City Beach in Perth is the smaller of the three main beaches that most travellers enjoy visiting. Here, you'll often find more locals wanting to enjoy a quieter afternoon. It also lacks the facilities that Cottesloe and Scarborough Beaches have. There are no restaurants here outside of one cafe.

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Cary, NC
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Reviewed 5 September 2014

I'm not a beach person but while living in Perth, I didn't mind going to this beach. It has nice grassy and tree areas right on the beach for those like me who hate the sand. The water was always a good temp and clear. They have grills available and restaurants up and down the boulevard. It's a great place... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

This beach is more suitable for the quick visit before the "Freo Doctor" has arrived, plenty of sand and grassed areas so as not to be too crowded. Just go and enjoy one of the alternative best beaches.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 29 August 2014

Don't go on a Sunday by bus as the service is awful. What new arrivals to Perth might not realise is that almost the entire coast is beautiful white sand, with clear blue water. It is easy to cook in the sun as there can be limited shade in the summer remember to have something available to cover in case... More 

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