Beaches directory

Our beaches have something for everyone be it surfing, swimming, fishing, walking the dog or just relaxing by the sea. Click the sections below to see which beaches are patrolled by lifeguards, which allow driving and/or boat launching and which allow dogs either on or off lead.

You can also use our map or A-Z listing below to find the beach to suit you.

Patrolled beaches

The following beaches are patrolled during summer, with some having a longer season than others.

Park Beach, Coffs Harbour's main surf beach, is patrolled 7 days a week throughout the whole year.

See detailed map and times of patrolled beaches(PDF, 819KB)

Driving and boat launching on beaches

Vehicles are permitted to drive on, launch boats and park on certain beaches within our area.

For all the details see the driving on beaches webpage.

Dogs on beaches

Each of the beach pages below lists whether dogs are not allowed, or are allowed either on or off the leash.

For a quick list see our dogs in public places webpage.

Map of beaches

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A-Z listing of beaches