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South Cronulla Beach
South Cronulla Beach

South Cronulla Beach

South Cronulla Beach, also called Cronulla Beach, is a scenic beach located on Bate Bay in Cronulla.

The beach’s name is derived from a local Aboriginal word, ‘kurranulla’, which is translated to mean the ‘place with many pink seashells’.

South Cronulla Beach, Address Location, Car Parking, Restaurant & Kiosk

Cronulla Beach is patrolled all year round to ensure that beach-goers are safe as they enjoy one of Sydney’s most desirable beach destinations. The patrols are carried out by professional lifeguards and volunteers from the Cronulla Surf Life Saving Club located at the beach.

Two landmark buildings are located at the beach: the lifesaving club and the Cronulla Pavilion. Other notable structures include a cafe and restaurant, from which visitors can enjoy refreshments and delicious food. This is the perfect place to catch panoramic views of the beach.

Even look out for the dolphins as they play in the waters. Try to visit South Cronulla Beach during the whale migration season between May and November, where you should be able to spot humpback whales as they make their way across the sea.

Right behind the beach are lush grassed sections that are popular for picnics. There is also a playground to keep the little ones entertained.

Cronulla Beach is one of Australia’s best-known surfing destinations, so bring your board down for a day out on the water. The beach’s outdoor lifestyle also embraces other water sports, such as fishing, sailing, and kayaking. Nature lovers are not left behind as the beach is close to the Royal National Park. Take the ferry ride to the beautiful Bundeena village and enjoy the walk to the park.

One fascinating thing about this beach is that it is the only Sydney Beach accessible by train. Take the train to Cronulla Station, from where South Cronulla Beach is only a few minutes away.

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