Maitland Beach is a 1 200 m long beach consisting of a narrow, crenulate, high tide sand and cobble beach; fronted for much of its length by rocks and low tide rock flats. The Bear Gully Road provides car access to the southern end of the beach, where there is a camping area, but no facilities.
Waves average 1 m; however the surf is dominated by rocks, which generate numerous currents.
Beach Length: 1.2km
General Hazard Rating:
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.
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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.