Curl Curl Beach
Curl Curl Beach
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Oldjack
Greater Melbourne, Australia28,887 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
Curl Curl Beach is known for good surf with average 1.6 M waves and stretched 1.2 KM. It has an interesting sea pool to the south although the beach and the area behind is not that attractive or developed. Curl Curl is an aboriginal name meaning river of life. The walk from Manley to Curl Curl along the coast is worth doing with good scenery at most points.
Written 25 April 2023
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Ian L
Berkhamsted, UK477 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Great beach, popular with families and Surfers alike. good Lifesaving station and it has a great cafe if you are hungry
Written 31 January 2020
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faysie2015
Armidale, Australia635 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
I went with my daughter and her dog to the creek entrance to North Curl Curl Beach. A lovely sandy strip with a dozen dogs and their families all happily playing.
Written 31 December 2019
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Teresa C
Metro Manila, Philippines1,530 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
A beautiful long stretch of beach divided into North and South Curl Curl. Both with good spots for children to explore, plus swimming tidal pools and the added benefit of dog friendly areas. A lagoon at North Curl Curl. Watch flag locations. Beware of blue bottles!
Written 29 December 2019
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stinkwink
Sydney, Australia7,281 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Solo
When I first read the name Curl Curl, my impression was that it is suggesting the curly waves or something to do with the shape of the beach. Since I’m the kind of person, who always want to know things for sure, I did some research. It was a surprise to learn that the name of this suburb is originated from an Aboriginal idiom, curial curial, that means river of life. I think that was the name of the lagoon, entering to the ocean at Curl Curl, and from the lake got the name the suburb and the beach as well. Since I'm not a linguist, my assumption may be wrong.
This magnificent long stretch of golden sand divided into two beaches, the North-, and the South Curl Curl (Called Curly by the locals) Beach. If I had to choose, I would be in trouble. Both of them has a Rockpool, a life-saving club, and some special attraction. North Curl Curl has the lagoon, that is very popular for families with small kids and dog owners. In contrast, at Curly begins the engaging boardwalk to Freshwater Beach. What decides which part of the beach do you choose, mostly whether you want to swim or surf? The quieter, northern beach with its calmer water is favorable for bathers, while the southern part with its stronger currents and more massive waves is the favorite of surfers. Where can you find a beach that offers such a wide range of entertainment? Even not to mention that I think Curl Curl is one of the most fascinating of the Northern Beaches.
Written 20 February 2019
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Janell
Singapore, Singapore136 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Couples
The rockpool at South Curl Curl I figure is the best along the northern beaches and I daresay Sydney. Might not look as pretty though! Good amount of water coming in continuously from the ocean so no need to worry about algal blooms 😂
Written 1 February 2019
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bucketlisttravellers
Sydney, Australia3,655 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Couples
This long stretch of beach is split into South Curl Curl Beach and North Curl Curl Beach with separate surf clubs at each end. There is a rock pool at each end as well as toilet facilities. The beach is a nice place to walk along. South Curl Curl Beach has rougher surf and the beach is closed for swimming as often as it is not. North Curl Curl is better for swimming in the surf and also has a lagoon that sometimes flows into the ocean. Both beaches mainly attract locals and have street parking nearby. There is a nice a very popular café in the surf club building at South Curl Curl which overlooks the beach.
Written 7 January 2019
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Ellemay 🍹🐠🐳
Sydney, Australia47,261 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Solo
Curl Curl beach is my favourite hometown beach. It’s one of Sydney‘s best surfing beaches . The beach is divided into North Curl Curl & South Curl Curl locally known as Curly’s. The northern part also has a lagoon which flows into the ocean & is the safest beach to swim at.
South Curl Curl can get dangerous rips so it’s important to swim between the flags. There is a great little cafe underneath the surf club which serves a delicious breakfast & good coffee ☕️.
Written 12 December 2018
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