Kissing Point - Beach in North Ward Townsville QLD - SLS Beachsafe

Kissing Point

Unpatrolled Unpatrolled

Kissing Point Beach (861) is a 300 m long strip of sand that winds along the base of the 20 m high bluffs of Kissing Point. There is residential development on the point and foot tracks down to the north facing, low energy beach, which is fronted by shallow tide... Read more

Kissing Point Beach (861) is a 300 m long strip of sand that winds along the base of the 20 m high bluffs of Kissing Point. There is residential development on the point and foot tracks down to the north facing, low energy beach, which is fronted by shallow tide flats that narrow toward the point.

Swimming

The best spot is at Pallarenda, with the added safety of the stinger net during summer. All beaches can only be used at mid to high tide owing to the low tide flats.

Surfing

Usually none.

Fishing

Best at high tide near the creek mouths.

General

Pallarenda and Rowes Bay are two of Townsville’s more accessible and popular beaches, offering excellent access and plenty of space.

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Beach Patrols Change Day

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.

TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
31°C
Water
24°C
UV Rating
12 / 11

Hazards

Hazards

Irukandji
Irukandji
Bluebottles
Bluebottles
Chironex
Chironex
Crocodiles
Crocodiles
High Tide Range
High Tide Range
Saturday, 26 Sep 4:22

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.


North Ward, QLD 4810
Length: 0.3km
General Hazard Rating: 1/10 (Least hazardous)
Beach Key: qld0861