Sandringham Beach commences immediately west of the dividing groyne with Dolls Point, and trends to the southwest as three crenulate sections (beaches BB 12-14). The first section (BB 12) is a curving, southeast-facing 430 m long low energy that extends from the groyne, across a drain, to a rock seawall. It is backed in the north by Peter Depena Reserve and access roads, and a low grassy dune to the south that narrows towards the seawall. The main Sandringham Beach (BB 13) commences on the south side of the 150 m long seawall, and continues south for 650 m to a low sandy point. A groyne crosses the northern end of the beach, then the tidal pool (Fig. 4.256), backed by a small car park, and a narrow foreshore reserve located between houses and the beach. Beach BB 14 commences at the point and trends west-southwest for 800 m to the St George Sailing Club, which straddles the beach. The low energy beach consists of a narrow high tide beach fronted by intertidal sand flats widening to 100 m in the centre and crossed by low transverse ridges, probably generated by tidal currents. There is a narrow reserve, then a road back the beach. To the west of the sailing club is a 130 m long strip of sand (BB 15) bordered by Rocky Point and the Captain Cook Bridge, which links with Taren Point, 500 m to the south. The low energy beach is backed by a grassy reserve, with the large sailing club car park behind its eastern end.
Beach Length: 0.43km
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