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Address: Childe Street, Byron Bay | Tyagarah Nature Reserve, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Beautiful beach

Belongil Beach is one of the beaches of Byron Bay. Beautiful, clean beach, spectacular view north and south. Dolphins frolicking around a few meters away. If you are not a good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Belongil Beach is one of the beaches of Byron Bay. Beautiful, clean beach, spectacular view north and south. Dolphins frolicking around a few meters away. If you are not a good swimmer- stick to Main Beach where the flags are.

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really liked Belongil beach. Miles of lovely sand and good swimming. Part of it is a dog beach which is ok as we love dogs. One guy even brought his pig on a Sunday. Never seen that before.

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Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,323 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beach to walk along and popular with dog owners but beware that this beach is a very open piece of coastline and has strong currents and is not patrolled with life savers. Personally I would not swim here, but I am not a strong swimmer - I much prefer Watego Beach for swimming. This is much wilder but it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We swam at Belongil Beach and found the sand & water clean. The sand bar allowed a nice platform to swim on. Good sunsets too.

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Thank John M
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely beach perfect place to relax. We passed through on our way to the lighthouse. Perfect beach to sunbathe. Definitely recommend a visit.

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Thank Andrew H
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Dog friendly off lead beach. Mainly surfers & dog walkers. No flags for swimming. Swim at own risk, not recommended for swimming for safety reasons. Surf life savers do set up & monitor the wreck area. If you want to swim use Main Beach which is patrolled.

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Thank Diane B
Greater Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Located in the Tyagarah Nature Reserve this impressive location is just what a beach should be uncrowded, long, wide, a mix of families and others and clothing optional. Most, if not all, of the beach goers choose the option and while there are no doubt clearly defined boundaries to the areas which are clothing optional these are not marked. I... More 

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Thank Peter V
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Did a 12km return walk on beach north from the carpark. Great beach.. nice and clean. Ended up with sore feet! Traffic is a nightmare as usual. Nothing has been done about traffic issues over the years. Parking.... $10 for 4 hours. A nice little earner for the council.

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Rockport, Texas
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great place to walk to from the main beach. Any time of the day but especially at sunset. Great views of Mount Warning in the distant. The beach is known for clothing optional so don't be surprised to see a few sights.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a dog friendly beach and perfect long stretches for dogs to have fun, swim and socialise. There is also quite good surf, but it is a very long stretch of beach so there are many strong currents and rips especially at high tide - if you not experienced in the surf, I would not recommend it.

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