Leighton Beach

Leighton Beach is a popular beach for people living south of the river. It is the home of the Fremantle Surf Life Saving Club and covers a 1.5 km stretch of coastline.

Weather 20°
Water 20°
UV Rating 3

Beach Patrol

There are currently no beach patrols operational at this beach. Surf Life Saving Club patrols will re-commence later in the year. In the meantime, for up to date information around beach closures and safety, follow us on twitter

Ongoing Hazards

Submerged Objects

Strong Currents

Leighton Beach has a large car park around the surf club, which is flanked by a kiosk and changing rooms, with more car parks north of the surf club.

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Waves average about 1 m and occasional rips continue up to the rocks at Mosmans (north of Leighton). There are beach breaks along here during a higher swell. Leighton and the surrounding area is popular among kitesurfers.

The northern section is home to a dog beach and is a popular section to snorkel during summer.The Fremantle Surf Life Saving Club has been patrolling Leighton beach since 1935, and also maintains the annex and patrol tower overlooking Port Beach.

A separate Port Surf Life Saving Club operated at Port Beach between 1958 and 1976 when it was amalgamated with Fremantle SLSC, with the watchtower continuing to provide lifesaving services.

This endpoint has been retired