Darwin in Northern Territory Australia
Lameroo Beach in Darwin in Northern Territory Australia
• Darwin is the capital city of Northern Territory Australia.
• Lameroo Beach: Lameroo Beach is nestled against
the cliffs along the Esplanade near Government House in Darwin's
CBD. The nearby Lameroo Beach has long been a popular camping,
fishing and swimming spot for the Larrakia and other residents
of Darwin and was the location of the once popular all-season
swimming baths. Lameroo beach is nestled at the bottom of the
Esplanade cliffs. very dangerous near the edge -gho there with
caution and not alone.The baths were built to keep out crocodiles,
but were less effective at excluding box jellyfish, which caused
a number of deaths to bathers. The baths fell into disrepair during
the 1950s. During the 1970s Lameroo Beach was home to a large
hippy commune until Cyclone Tracy wreaked havoc and destroyed
the site in 1974.