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On the western side of the Boat Harbour settlement the national park continues west for 1.5 km to Fishermans Bay with three small rock-bound beaches in between (NSW 235-237). Kingsley Beach (NSW 235) is located immediately west of the Boat Harbour, with a car park above its eastern end. It is a 100 m long, south-facing embayed sand beach, with a small stream flowing across the centre. It is moderately exposed to southerly swell with waves averaging about 1 m which usually maintain a shallow attached bar, cut by permanent rips against each headland. Little Kingsley (NSW 236) is located 300 m to the west and only accessible on foot. It is a 30 m long pocket of rocks and some sand drained by a permanent rip. It is unsuitable for swimming or surfing. Fishermans Bay is a 50 m wide bay, with a 30 m long sand beach (NSW 237) tucked away at its landward extremity. Though the bay and beach face south, the headlands and offshore reefs lower waves sufficiently to enable the beach to be used for boat launching, with a vehicle track running down the backing slopes besides a small creek that crosses the beach. A small park is located on the slopes above the beach, with a row of houses overlooking the bay.
Beach Length: 0.05km
General Hazard Rating: 3/10

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