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Wharf Beach is the main beach for Watsons Bay. The once continuous beach is divided into two by the central jetty. The southern section of the beach (SH 49) extends for 110 m from the rocks on the northern side of the swimming pool to the jetty. The beach faces west across the harbour and consists of a 1-2 m wide strip of high tide sand backed by a low irregular shaped seawall, walkway, then the sloping grassy Robertson Park. Boats are moored off the southern half of the beach, with the water off the northern end used for ferry traffic at the wharf. The main northern section of the beach (SH 50) curves gently north of the jetty for 200 m to the inner rocks of Laings Point
Beach Length: 0.11km

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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. Click here to visit general surf education information.





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.