Curl Curl Beach

Natural Attractions

Curl Curl Beach is located between Dee Why Beach and Freshwater Beach on the Northern Beaches.

Curl Curl is one of Sydney’s best surfing beaches. It faces the east-southeast and averages 1.6-metre waves. The beach is approximately 1.2 kilometres long and is divided into North Curl Curl and South Curl Curl.

The northern part of the beach has a lagoon, which flows to the sea. North Curl Curl has good swimming and body boarding conditions, particularly in front of and south of the lagoon. This area is great for kids, as they can walk through shallow water, build sandcastles or search for sea creatures. Hidden around the end of the headland is one of the most beautiful rock pools in Sydney. During high tide, it can only be accessed via the coastal walk across the headland.

The beautiful south end of Curl Curl is popular, with a child-friendly ocean swimming pool and cafe. If you are planning to swim at the beach, make sure you stay between the flags, as there are several rips at any one time, the most notable one being the Garbage Bowl at the southern end of the beach.


Cafe Carpark Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Kiosk Lookouts Picnic Area Public Toilet Showers Swimming Pool


Surfing Swimming Walks

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


Free Entry

Nearby Things to Do

View All
Sydney Harbour Aerial

EcoWalks Tours


Hunter Valley Tours

Gourmet Getaway Tours

Allambie Heights, Northern Beaches

Palm Beach

Go Beyond Tours

Freshwater, Northern Beaches


Sydney Jewish Tours

Vaucluse, Woollahra

Freshwater Beach

Freshwater Beach

Freshwater, Northern Beaches

Wild Ropes at Taronga Zoo Sydney - Adults and Juniors Course

Wild Ropes at Taronga Zoo Sydney


Contact Us