Talc Head (west) Beach is patrolled and has green covid status

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Beach NT 129 lies immediately west of the 18 m high Talc Head, the head composed of Proterozoic gneiss. It is a 500 m long northwest-facing strip of high tide sand, inter-fingering with a boulder beach and bordering rocks and fronted by the 500 m wide sand to mud flats of Woods Inlet.
Beach Length: 0.5km
General Hazard Rating: 1/10

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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.


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