The Basin - Beach in Rottnest Island Cockburn WA - SLS Beachsafe

The Basin WA

The Basin (RI 11) is a popular picnic and swimming spot, backed by four Norfolk Island pine trees, shelters, a picnic area and toilet facilities. The narrow 200 m long beach is wedged in between a low calcarenite bluffs, including a protruding central section and an intertidal platform with several... Read more

The Basin (RI 11) is a popular picnic and swimming spot, backed by four Norfolk Island pine trees, shelters, a picnic area and toilet facilities. The narrow 200 m long beach is wedged in between a low calcarenite bluffs, including a protruding central section and an intertidal platform with several large tidal pools. There is sand then reefs beyond the platform. The platform and outer reefs resulting usually calm conditions at the shore.

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Rottnest Island The Basin (Lifeguards)

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About

Rottnest Island, WA 6161

Includes beaches:
Longreach Bay, Pinky Beach, The Settlement, Hotel Beach, Kingston (n), Bickley Bay, Bickley Point, Jubilee Rocks (1), Jubilee Rocks (2)

Length:
0.2km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
2/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 waR11

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