Currawong Beach (Little Mackerel Beach)

  • Currawong Beach - Australia
  • Currawong Beach - Australia

Ideal for swimming, sunbathing and relaxing, Currawong Beach is a sweeping bay with calm sheltered water. This is thanks to its sheltered position, facing southeast into Pittwater. This pretty beach hideaway is located just south of Mackerel Beach and separated from it by Sinclair Point.

This area of the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is popular for hiking and bushwalking and has some significant aboriginal rock art to look out for.

The golden sandy beach is about 350m long and has sloping sand flats backed by sea grass. Crossed by a footbridge, the Currarong Creek flows down to the ocean and is a popular spot for picnics, swimming and kayaking at the north end of Currawong Beach. It is also used for launching small fishing boats.

In the middle of the beach there’s a 40m long jetty with ferries sailing between Palm Beach, Currawong and Mackerel Beach - an easy way to arrive.

There are currently no lifeguards or amenities on the beach although there are some beach cottages available for overnight stays at the nearby Holiday Camp.

Nearest town/city

Palm Beach

Also known as:

Little Mackerel Beach


  • Swimming/bathing


  • Boat launch

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