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Collaroy Beach

Collaroy Beach is one of the finest of Sydney"s renowned northern beaches. It is a water paradise for families, with challenging surf as well as an ocean pool and a lagoon for weaker swimmers, with clean water and a delightful stretch of sand.

Collaroy is bordered by Long Reef to the south and Narrabeen to the north. It boasts a long streach of beautiful ocean beach which faces due east. Its centre is at Collaroy shops, on Pittwater Road.

To the west, Collaroy Plateau rises sharply, offering fine ocean views from many a vantage point.

Collaroy Beach: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Collaroy Beach


Collaroy has great swimming conditions and is excellent for beginner surfers.

While advanced surfers are more likely to look at nearby wave-magnets such as Narrabeen and Long Reef, Collaroy does offer a considerable advantage in amenities for visitors.

Collaroy Beach has a fully accessible beach reserve and playground complete with disabled toilets, accessible picnic areas, rockpool and paths. For those in a wheelchair, it has a freewheeler wheelchair that can go in the water, and a liberty swing.

Just over the road from the beach is a YHA backpackers, surf shops, a caf? and restaurant strip and a cinema.




Collaroy Beach
Collaroy, NSW, 2097

Located 0.2K from Collaroy Beach

Long Reef Golf Course


Located just 20 kilometres from the Sydney central business district, the commanding beachfront position of Long Reef Golf Course boasts unsurpassed views all the way to the Central Coast in the north and Manly in the south.

Golfing legend and designer of the new holes at the Links, Peter Thomson, has described it as "The best site of any golf course in Sydney".

The Clubhouse provides members and guests with fine dining, cafe, bar, gaming and TAB facilities. Golf and House members have access to specials and discounts.

The Cafe is regarded as one of the northern beaches' most popular lunchtime venues with both indoor and outdoor dining areas. Both members and guests are welcome.

The unique location offers stunning views making it a perfect setting for a beach wedding. Two wedding ceremony venues are available in one location, with the sand just metres away.




Anzac Avenue
Collaroy Beach, NSW, 2097

Located 0.9K from Collaroy Beach

Long Reef Beach


Long Reef is a perfect stretch of white sand.

At the north end there is Long Reef Headland, a protected aquatic reserve, and a golf course. A walk to the top of the headland can often be rewarded by views of migrating whales.

There are offshore reefs in the north (the Long Reef Bomboras) and beach breaks running the entire 1.6 kilometres south to Dee Why and, on weekdays there's every chance of getting a quality wave to yourself.

The Long Reef Bomboras starts to break at one metre or so and in a big south swell can produce a beautiful wave up to five metres. Reliable sandbanks shape beach breaks that are great for beginners and intermediate surfers.

North Long Reef is also a favourite for windsurfing and kitesurfing.





Long Reef Beach
Long Reef, NSW, 2097

Located 1.0K from Collaroy Beach

Narrabeen Beach


Narrabeen Beach is one of Australia's iconic surfing and swimming beaches. Over three kilometres of sand stretch from Long Reef in the south to the Narrabeen Lagoon entrance in the north, with four surf lifesaving clubs along the beach providing qualified, volunteer lifesaver patrols to protect swimmers and surf/beach users.

Swimmers should always swim between the flags which are erected while there are patrols present (each Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday). There are numerous rips along the beach.
Narrabeen Beach Surf Life Saving Club is located in the centre of the beach in a large park with picnic tables, toilets, showers (external) and a popular children's play area/picnic area/barbecue.

The Surf Club has recently completed extensive rebuilding and with a floor-to-ceiling ocean vista and beautiful polished wooden floors, now offers a very popular venue for weddings and functions.





Narrabeen Beach,
Ocean Street
Narrabeen, NSW, 2101

Located 2.0K from Collaroy Beach

Dee Why Beach


Dee Why plays host to many of the northern beaches main events including Australia Day and New Years Eve fireworks.

It also is the site of numerous first class sporting events such as the Beachley Classic, Sun Run, Ocean Thunder and many more.

The adjoining Ted Jackson Reserve has a fenced children's playground and a funky outdoor table tennis table. The area also boasts free WiFi.

Dee Why Beach faces slightly south east but its southern headland both gives protection from southerly winds and shape to any swell coming from the south. The point break here is a beauty, and local surfers converge on it in numbers when it's working.

Dee Why itself is a key hub of residential and commercial activity along Sydney's northern peninsula and thus offers a variety of accommodation, dining, shopping and nightlife.





Dee Why Beach
Dee Why Beach, NSW, 2099

Located 2.2K from Collaroy Beach

Narrabeen Lagoon


Narrabeen Lagoon is a place where you can go bushwalking, enjoy numerous water sports, or simply relax in one of Sydney's most spectacular environments.

Narrabeen Lagoon is also one of the northern beaches greatest natural assets and is a haven for wildlife.

Access to the northern beaches largest coastal lagoon has been greatly improved thanks to a multi-use trail which circumnavigates the entire lagoon and can be used by walkers, cyclists and people of all abilities.

The trail allows cyclists, joggers, walkers, and people of all abilities to explore and enjoy the lagoon and its extensive foreshore.

You can access the award-winning trail from many different points, including Jamieson Park and Berry Reserve There are also numerous carparks, picnic areas, playgrounds, and boating ramps around the lagoon.





Berry Reserve,
Pittwater Road
Narrabeen, NSW, 2101

Located 2.5K from Collaroy Beach

Collaroy Beach: Events

Narrabeen Lakes Festival


2016 sees the celebration of the 23rd Narrabeen Lakes Festival at Berry Reserve, on the shores of Narrabeen Lagoon.

The Narrabeen Lakes Festival is a vibrant festival with something for everyone: entertainment, amusement rides and over 140 market stalls selling everything including food and baked treats from various countries, refreshments, fresh produce, preserves, arts and crafts, clothing, bric-a-brac and plants.

Displays include Australian Working Dogs Association, Maritime Rescue and vintage cars.

There is a covered entertainment area featuring live acts, to be confirmed.

Fireworks display at 9pm on Saturday.

Griego, The Great Magician, will be roving both days.


Event Dates
2016
      3rd Dec
      4th Dec


Pittwater Road
Narrabeen, NSW, 2101

Located 2.1K from Collaroy Beach

The Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run


The Sydney Morning Herald Sun Run takes place Saturday, 6 February, 2016. Forming part of the ultimate sporting weekend, this seven kilometre run takes runners around the spectacular views of Dee Why and Manly.

The course weaves its way along the Northern beaches and is the perfect way to challenge yourself in the New Year! Whether you're an elite runner, jogger or walker, everyone is welcome! Starting at 6.30am, the Sun Run will begin at The Strand in Dee Why and finish on The Steyne at Manly Beach with all finishers receiving a commemorative medal.

Run alone or with a group and join in raising funds for over 800 charities, including Dee Why Surf Life Saving Club.

Runners, joggers, wheelchairs, pushers and walkers are all encouraged to take up the Sun Run challenge!





The Strand
Dee Why Beach, NSW, 2099

Located 2.2K from Collaroy Beach

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