Shark Net Beach, Huskisson, NSW
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena
S 35° 02.468 E 150° 40.433
56H E 287823 N 6119922
Quick Description: Shark Net Beach is on Jervis Bay in the town of Huskisson.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 7/20/2012 3:30:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMEY0C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Shark Net Beach is a small beach of pure white sand with a wooded bluff behind & rocky platforms either side. There used to be a shark net enclosing the sandy section but this was removed when a rock pool was constructed nearby.

It is only a few minutes walk to the centre of Huskisson with its cafes & the Husky Pub.

The beach is not patrolled by life guards but the waters are calm & despite the bay being the home of many shark species, there have been no recorded attacks. The beach is suitable for swimming & sunbathing but not in the nude as it is a family beach. Vehicles, horses & dogs are not allowed. Ball sports could be played however its small size would be restrictive. The beach is not suitable for people with a disability. You can access the beach throughout the year & there are no fees involved. Parking bays on nearby streets surround the beach & access is via flights of stairs.

There is a children's adventure playground above the beach & the park has toilets. The shops are just across the road if the kids want an icecream.

You need to bring your own beach furniture & a picnic basket would be handy as there are open grassy areas on the edge of the beach.
Type of beach: Natural

Location of beach: Seashore

Beach surface type: Fine sand

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Rikki visited Shark Net Beach, Huskisson, NSW 3/31/2013 Rikki visited it