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Austinmer Beach

Austinmer Beach is one of Wollongong’s most popular beaches, located just 20 minutes north of the central business district.

Austinmer is well set up to cater to large summer crowds being patrolled September to April. It is located off Lawrence Hargrave Drive, with shops lining the western side and a large car park and park between the beach and the Drive. The Surf Club and other amenities occupying the southern half of this 250 metre long beach. Two large rock pools lie on the southern rock platform.

The relatively small beach is wedged between two low headlands and their extensive rock platforms. It receives waves averaging 1.4 metres, which result in two strong permanent rips against the rocks at each end.

Austinmer Beach is not dog friendly. However, Little Austinmer Beach located directly to the north is an off lead dog friendly beach.


Location

Austinmer Beach, Austinmer


Facilities & features

  • Barbeque
  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Kiosk
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Telephone
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop

Accessibility

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.



Contact

Address: Austinmer Beach, Austinmer
Website: View website

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