PORT STEPHENS BEACHES
Port Stephens' locals cherish the more than 26 pristine beaches on their doorsteps. There's something for everyone, from surfers and bodyboarders to snorkellers and swimmers. It's no surprise the region is known as Australia's Blue Water Paradise. There are several expansive patrolled beaches and even secluded little bays tucked away, ideal for a quiet picnic or two.
Birubi Beach, ANNA BAY
PATROLLED SURF BEACH
Birubi Beach is located at the Northern end of the Stockton Bight Sand Dunes and offers a surf patrolled beach (red and yellow flags), a right hand surf break, Birubi Beach Surf Club and Caf, Car Parking including 4WD access to the beach. All vehicles entering the WCL must be registered and display a valid WCL vehicle permit. NPWS Annual Passes are not valid for the WCL. There are two types of permits available: Beach vehicle Permits OR Recreational Vehicle Area Permits (required for RTA conditionally registered recreation vehicles). Annual ($30.00) and three day permits ($10.00).
Kingsley Beach, BOAT HARBOUR
Located at the eastern side of Boat Harbour, Kingsley Beach is a secret amongst Port Stephens locals. Protected by rocks on both side this little surf break offers both right and left hand breaks for experienced surfers. Drive into Boat Harbour and take the third right, then left down a dirt track.