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Short Point Recreation Reserve

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Great Ocean views, dog by your side.

Good parking, great views from the headland. The most important thing is that the Council won't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Merimbula, Australia
Favourite Beach!

Really enjoyed walking the beach and rock hopping! And did I mention viewing the Whales twice in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura S
Wodonga, Australia
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“great beach”(4 reviews)
“tura beach”(3 reviews)
“the reserve”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2 Short Point Rd, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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All reviews great beach tura beach the reserve easy parking great place to watch middle beach viewing area soaking up the sun car park walking track beautiful spot see whales whale watching patrolled ocean waves rocks
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good parking, great views from the headland. The most important thing is that the Council won't harass you with your lead free dog having some fun. Poo bags, rubish bins and tpikets for humans. And in whale watching season probably the best place to see...More

Thank Johnv69
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed walking the beach and rock hopping! And did I mention viewing the Whales twice in two days!

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chanced upon the place by accident. We were rewarded with some amazing whale watching. There is plenty of parking and toilets provided. East beach access.

Thank 116damiens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This spot on the map should not be missed. We were sitting in the car park and watched whales frolicking in the bay in mid October Then a short walk along a well constructed pathway leading through a -OFF LEAD for dogs which was very...More

Thank jackwhadcoat
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Beautiful views of both the ocean and the lake from this spot. Great walking paths and easy access to the beach. Love the sculpture and the big wooden deck chairs on the hill.

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The place is easily accessible. Nice view from this point. Lot of parking and beach next to it. Loved the the rocky shore.

Thank Tabassum A
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This place was so special to us on our trip. There was so much beach to play around at look at the rock pools and have magic stories about about dragons. Definitely a magic place to go.

Thank Misspglover
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Just a stroll down the hill from the Beach Cabins. If folk have hill walking problems there is a good car park from which it is easy walking to the beach or along the reserve to the point.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Nicely kept headland with great views of the beach and beyond. Dog friendly. Easy parking and quite a level walk. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets.

Thank HahnTravels
Reviewed 3 July 2018

It's a must do drive out to Short Point, the views are fabulous and sometimes you can see Whales. It's maintained beautifully for locals and tourists

Thank Kel S
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