Seal Rocks stands as a quintessential coastal village within the Barrington Coast, known for its secluded nature. The village has gained renown for its picturesque lighthouse, which gazes out over untamed... and distant shorelines. Throughout the year, Seal Rocks attracts visitors who are captivated by its pristine surfing beaches, opportunities for snorkelling and diving, as well as its picturesque picnic spots. When visiting the area be sure to visit the operational Seal Rocks lighthouse, which stands atop Sugarloaf Point, commanding a view over an untouched shoreline and the cluster of rocky formations jutting from the ocean that lend the region its name. Erected between 1874 and 1875, it remains a unique Australian structure, as one of merely two lighthouse towers in the country boasting an exterior staircase. The lighthouse continues to employ its initial primary light source, characterized by a 16-sided catadioptric arrangement of lenses and curved mirrors.
Crystal clear water, challenging surf, stunning views to Seal Rocks. These are just some of the things you can expect from Cellito Beach. Wander along the timber boardwalk through patches of coastal rainforest,... to arrive at the perfect viewing area to check the surf. Peak behind the sandbar and you'll see Smiths Lake. The southern end of this beach is also known as Sandbar Beach and can driven on with a 4WD, permits required.
This stretch of beach, as its name suggests, is shaped like a boomerang and draws in the crowds for its clean surf breaks and swim spots. This is also one of the best locations to catch the sunrise from,... plus, with the rocky headlands at either end you can explore the rockpools at low tide. Boomerang Beach is also a key stop for many surfing contests including the World Surf League Qualifying Series held every February.
Surf and Swim at Blueys Beach
Grab a board and hit the waves at one of the most famous surfing beaches along the North Coast. The waves here are truely special and even if surfing isn't your thing the azure colour of the water will... have everyone wanting to jump in! Framed by a lush green headland, the story goes that the beach gained its name from a misadventure by a local cow. Occasionally cows can still be spotted on the southern headland.
Visit Elizabeth Beach
Take a dip at 'Lizzie's' as the locals call it. Part of Booti Booti National Park, Elizabeth Beach is one of the most popular swimming spots in The Palms. The beach faces North, making the waters calm... and perfect for families looking to cool down. Pacific Palms Surf Life Saving Club is also based out of Elizabeth Beach and patrols during the summer months.