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Freers Beach (T 1162) curves from the southern rocks of Taroona Point for 1.7 km to the south, then southeast to the 500 m entrance of the more constricted inner entrance to the port. A road parallels the back of the beach, with several seawalls and groynes crossing the beach, including one at the southern end (Fig. 4.258). It is usually calm, with a narrow, in places eroding, high tide beach. Intertidal sand flats extend up to 1 km into the port and at spring lows link with Penguin Island, 1.2 km offshore (Fig. 4.259). A narrow coastal reserve and road back the beach, with a few houses behind the centre of the beach. The Port Sorell Surf Life Saving Club, was founded in 1986 and is located at the northern end of Freers Beach.
Beach Length: 1.7km
General Hazard Rating: 2/10

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