Beaches in Cockburn Town

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A long strip of beach front Cockburn Town, as sandy and picturesque as they come.  The beach can be narrow during high tide, but the nature of the waters overall are calm and great for beginning swimmers.  Along the shore there are several sea walls where visitors will claim a spot and sit and watch the waves roll by, as well as a few places that are frequented by snorkelers. 

Pick Your Ideal Beach

There are a large number of beaches to choose from in and around the area. Click on the beach names for more information concerning that particular stretch of sand.

Governor's Beach

One beach where snorkeling is popular is Osprey Beach. Visitors can access Osprey Beach from Duke Street a main, paved road that leads to Osprey Beach Hotel.

A second place for beach-goers to consider is Murray Beach. Visitors can gain access to Murray Beach by driving just off nearest main to road to a smaller dirt road. Find parking along the road, then make your way through the trees, where you will find the beach.

West Road Beach: The shores of West Road Beach are powdered with soft tan sands and lined with brush, while offshore, the crystalline turquoise waters are filled with coral.

Be sure to look at this table for a listing of beaches that can be found in and around the area.

Beaches In and Around Cockburn Town
Name Location Coast
Cedar Grove Beach 0.4 mi. South West of Central Cockburn Town South West
Corktree Beach 2.4 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town North
Governor's Beach 1.6 mi. South of Central Cockburn Town South West
Hawkes Nest East Beach 1.9 mi. Southeast of Central Cockburn Town South
Murray Beach 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central Cockburn Town North
Osprey Beach Central Cockburn Town South West
Pillory Beach 1.6 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town North West
Town Beach Central Cockburn Town South West
West Road Beach 1.4 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town North West
White Sands Beach 2.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Cockburn Town South

Fortunately, you'll be able to find other kinds attractions available. To learn about more other attractions for Cockburn Town, see this page.

 

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