Most of the southern shore of the protruding Tumby point consists of 2.4 km long beach 708, a curving southeast facing sand beach lying between the northern low rocks and the southern 400 m wide Second Creek inlet. Waves remain low, despite its orientation, with the low wide beach fronted by 50 m wide sand flats then seagrass meadows, with the sand flats widening to 300 m off the inlet. The southerly winds have however blown low sand dunes up to 500 m in from the beach. There is vehicle access to the northern end of the beach, with a 4WD require to reach the inlet.
Beach Length: 2.4km
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