Darook Park beach (PH 1) lies 400 m inside Hungey Point, and consists of a curving 230 m long beach that faces west across the narrow bay. The beach has a narrow high tide strip of sand grading abruptly into 50 m wide intertidal sand flats, with substantial sand shoals continuing almost to the other side of the bay (Fig. 4.263). A small creek drains onto the beach causing a central sand delta on the shoals. It is bordered by a sloping rocky shore, with the grassy Darook Park occupying the backing slopes, and then residential houses. Access is limited to narrow walkways at the end of some of the backing streets.
Beach Length: 0.23km
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