Obelisk Beach (SH 23) lies in Obelisk Bay on the south side of Middle Head just below Chowder Bay Road. The 90 m long pocket of sand is bordered by rocks, with rocks also on and off the beach. It is backed by vegetated slopes rising to 40 m, and faces southeast into the harbour. The beach is relatively narrow and steep, with deepwater right offshore. The beach can only be accessed by foot or boat and is used mainly by nudists.
Beach Length: 0.09km
There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Safety section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches.
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SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.