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Short Point Recreation Reserve

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Another great experience

This spot on the map should not be missed. We were sitting in the car park and watched whales... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jackwhadcoat
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Lake Tyers, Australia
Beautiful views!

Beautiful views of both the ocean and the lake from this spot. Great walking paths and easy access... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Annette M
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Melbourne, Australia
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“great beach”(4 reviews)
“tura beach”(3 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Short Point Rd, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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All reviews great beach tura beach the reserve easy parking great place to watch middle beach viewing area soaking up the sun short stroll car park walking track beautiful spot see whales whale watching patrolled ocean waves
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This spot on the map should not be missed. We were sitting in the car park and watched whales frolicking in the bay in mid October Then a short walk along a well constructed pathway leading through a -OFF LEAD for dogs which was very...More

Thank jackwhadcoat
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Beautiful views of both the ocean and the lake from this spot. Great walking paths and easy access to the beach. Love the sculpture and the big wooden deck chairs on the hill.

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The place is easily accessible. Nice view from this point. Lot of parking and beach next to it. Loved the the rocky shore.

Thank Tabassum A
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This place was so special to us on our trip. There was so much beach to play around at look at the rock pools and have magic stories about about dragons. Definitely a magic place to go.

Thank Misspglover
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Just a stroll down the hill from the Beach Cabins. If folk have hill walking problems there is a good car park from which it is easy walking to the beach or along the reserve to the point.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Nicely kept headland with great views of the beach and beyond. Dog friendly. Easy parking and quite a level walk. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets.

Thank Attilla64
Reviewed 3 July 2018

It's a must do drive out to Short Point, the views are fabulous and sometimes you can see Whales. It's maintained beautifully for locals and tourists

Thank Kel S
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Short Point is absolutely breathtaking. The beach is a popular surfing spot with quieter spots for swimming. The headland is a designated dog off lead area, such a large area with plenty of room for the dogs to have a great time, while the owners...More

Thank LochieMac
Reviewed 21 May 2018

lovely to sit by and watch the wildlife in an extremely peaceful surrounding. Very relaxing sitting on the large chairs looking out to sea.

Thank Robyn G
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Great beach for the family to relax at or to simply go for a walk. Easily accessible with parking available. Surf on one side and a inlet on the other allows the younger kids to have fun if they are not into the waves or...More

Thank Sean O
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