Island Beach

General Position:

35 48 S
137 49 E


Note: approx. only. Do not use as an
anchoring point on your GPS
.

Shelter From:

Winds SW through S to E

Anchorage:

Island Beach is a delightful stretch of sandy beach extending 2 ¾ miles from Strawbridge Point to Rocky Point. Anchoring is good in sandy patches anywhere along the beach in about 4 metres of water. Rocky Point is a prominent rocky point at the eastern end of the beach with an old house partly hidden


Comments:

It is one of the few northerly facing beaches in SA and is becoming increasingly occupied by beach houses, particularly at the western end. Brown Beach is adjacent to a smaller point about a mile east of Rocky Point (approx 34 47S 137 51E) with a small camping ground with barbecue facilities and a shelter shed.
In winds from N to W, either retire to American River or anchor off the first gully south of Ballast Head; while in the former case (northerlies), it might be uneasy, nevertheless it will still be tenable. There is a private mooring (white buoy) in shallow water close in shore just north of the oyster beds; off this are patches of sand in 3m of water.

- May 2005

PHOTOS: OTHER COMMENTS
Island Beach 1
Rocky Point 1
Brown's Beach 1
 
 
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