Casuarina Beach is site of the Darwin surf club, and is part of the Casuarina Coastal Reserve, a 1,180 ha reserve that encompasses the entire 4.5 km long beach, as well as Lee Point. The 5 km long reserve offers a wide range of recreational facilities, as well as a section for nude bathing. The continuous sand beach begins on the eastern side of the Dripstone Cliffs and consists of a wide high tide beach, fronted by 200-300 m wide intertidal sand flats containing two low ridges and runnels. The beach terminates at rock flats that lie off sandy Lee Point. The surf club is located toward the southern end of the beach and is surrounded by the grassy reserve.
Beach NT 297 lies on the south side and is a curving 250 m long beach, with a narrow strip of sand then deeper mud of the bay
Beach Length: 0.25km
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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.
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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.