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13 June 2018, 07:09 | Glen Norman
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Pescadores beach in Ericeira Portugal
Council workers sweeping the beach found the bodies early on Tuesday morning, and it's believed they fell from the cliff top between 1am and 6am local time.
"Since we found a mobile phone on the wall, everything suggests the victims might have been taking a selfie, when they allowed the phone to fall, leaned over to grab it and fell", he was quoted as saying.
According to the Portuguese newspaper, Correio da Manhã, the pair died on the Praia dos Pescadores (Fishermen's Beach) near popular resort Ericeira.
His mother said yesterday the couple had left Australia in January on a holiday and had attended a friend's wedding in Portugal in recent weeks.
This isn't the first time tourists have fallen off from the wall.
Ms Benson, also a keen diver, regularly took to social media to share photos of her overseas journey - including snaps of a dive the pair enjoyed in Sri Lanka in February.
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The newspaper reported that Rui Pereira da Terra, a captain with the local naval authority, told broadcaster TVI that authorities believe the pair fell when trying to recover a phone or to take photographs on the wall.
"The Department has been in contact with the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office regarding the other person who died in the incident", the spokesperson said. "Owing to our privacy obligations we will not provide further comment", a DFAT spokesperson said.
The beach at Pescadores is surrounded by cliffs and a 30-metre high wall covered in shrubs.
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The British Foreign Office is in touch with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade about the deaths. Picture: SuppliedThe large stone wall sits 30m above the popular surf beach.
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