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Snug Beach (T 477) is located 500 m to the south and fronts the small town of Snug. The beach faces east-northeast across the bay curving slightly for 500 m. The small Snug River runs out at the northern end of the beach against a 10 m high headland, with 600 m wide Snug Bay on the southern side of the beach. The narrow reflective beach is backed by a 100 m wide recreation reserve, then the township occupying gently rising slopes. A boat ramp is located at the river mouth, next to a footbridge across the mouth. To the east of Snug Bay are 3.5 km of increasingly steep north-facing shoreline that extends to Snug Point, where it turns and trends south. Most of the shore is backed by Coningham State Recreation Area, with a narrow strip of houses behind the first 2 km of shore.
Beach Length: 0.5km
General Hazard Rating: 2/10

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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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Formal parking area
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