Castle Rock is the name of a distinctive rock located in an open bay on the west side of Grotto Point. On rounding the point the rocky shore trends due north for 700 m before trending west. At the inflection in the shore is a 30 m long patch of sand known as Castle Rock beach (SH 14). The 5 m wide beach faces south and grades into a sandy bay floor. It is usually calm receiving mainly winds waves generated within the harbour. There is foot access via a track, which descends through the vegetated sandstone slopes to the centre of the beach. During summer, boats moor over the sandy bed off the beach and people swim ashore to reach the beach and adjacent rocky shore.
Beach Length: 0.03km
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