The central section of Halifax Bay consists of relatively undeveloped beaches. This is partly because the backing swamps make access difficult. South of Forrest Beach is 12 km of coast containing three beaches and one access track. This section of the bay is also more exposed, with east facing beaches like Forrest Beach.
Bronte Beach (834) is 4.5 km long, running from Palm to Orient Creek mouths. There is also a small and often closed creek that crosses the middle of the beach. A circuitous, 15 km long 4WD access track runs across the backing swamps and sand ridges to the beach, to service a few shacks at the northern end. The beach consists of a narrow high tide beach and then a low tide bar that is usually cut by rips every 100 m.
Beach Length: 4.5km
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