West Head Beach, NSW
WEST HEAD BEACH IS A GORGEOUS STRIP OF SAND
LOCATED IN THE KU-RING-GAI
Quiet and secluded
KEEP IN MIND
Not easily accessible
Big rocks in the water
Just a short 15 minute walk from West Head, this secluded beach is usually quiet and unpopulated compared to other beaches in the area.
Nestled in the tranquility of West Head, this hidden gem of a beach is a mere 15-minute stroll from the top of West Head, which is an entry point into Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Unlike some of the more crowded beaches in the region, West Head Beach offers a serene and peaceful escape, perfect for those seeking solitude and natural beauty.
To reach this pristine beach, you'll embark on a bushwalk from the top of West Head. Be prepared for a bit of an adventure, as the trail involves lots of stairs and may not be suitable for the faint-hearted. However, the effort is truly rewarding as you're greeted by beautifully clear waters and the tranquil, calm embrace of Pittwater.
While it can get a bit busier during the summer or weekends, West Head Beach remains relatively quiet compared to other tourist hotspots. It's an ideal spot for a picnic, so be sure to pack light for the journey and savor a meal surrounded by the untouched beauty of nature.
For those seeking more adventure, the West Head trail continues on to Resolute Beach, offering a longer and more challenging trek through the stunning landscapes of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Whether you're looking for relaxation or an outdoor adventure, West Head Beach and its surroundings provide a picturesque and secluded getaway.
I FORGOT MY SURFBOARD WAX!
Don't worry, the Beach Without Sand shop has you covered! They're open from 9-5pm everyday.
West Head (Park entry fees apply - $12 all day pass)