Sawtell Main Beach


Sawtell beach is home to the Sawtell Surf Club and is a popular surf, swimming and fishing beach.

At the southern end of Sawtell Beach you will find Sailors Bay, a small island which can be reached at low tide and tidal rock pools. See our Coffs Coast tourism website for nearby atrractions and places to eat

The main surf beach is patrolled daily during most of the summer (see details under 'Hours' on this page).

Rescue tubes are kept in storage boxes at Sawtell Beach. Find out more about rescue tubes and how to use them

Stay safe

Always swim between the flags. Watch our short beach safety video below and check out our Lifeguards' tips on water safety.


No dogs allowed 

Find nearby beaches you can take your dog on or off leash using our list of dog-friendly beaches

Boat launch

Sailors Bay at the southern end of Sawtell Beach has a boat launching ramp. Vehicles are permitted to launch and retrieve boats and can park on the beach. See details of the launch area in the map below.

Sawtell Beach vehicle access map(PDF, 295KB)

Read our guidelines for accessing beaches with your vehicle 


Fourth Avenue, Sawtell 2452  View Map

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