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Scotts Head Beach

Scotts Head, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6568 2786
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This is a great sea side town worthy the drive from the highway, a must for licals and overseas... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Newcastle, Australia
via mobile
lovley unspoilt beaches and village

good beaches, safe for children, surf break when surf is up. Close to Gaagal Wanggaan National Park... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Moira R
Scotts Head, Australia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Scotts Head, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6568 2786
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great sea side town worthy the drive from the highway, a must for licals and overseas travellers. Will be coming back 😎😎😎☺☺☺

Thank sisterwortho55
Reviewed 11 July 2017

good beaches, safe for children, surf break when surf is up. Close to Gaagal Wanggaan National Park and Warrell Creek

Thank Moira R
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Stayed at local caravan park(dated cabin 2.5 star) but highlight was the beautiful beach and views and the high quality dinner enjoyed in the one and only club at Scott's Head on the evening of 10 May. A hidden gem this part of the world...More

Thank Jimbo P
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I booked this national park tour via the Nambucca Visitor Information Centre last year. We started at Scotts Head and walked north along a well maintained track running through the bush. At the end of the track , we went back along the beach. There...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful clean beach that goes forever, Youd need a packed lunch to make it to the end. Water is crystal clear and warm. Will definitely be heading back for another relaxing lazy stay.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Shady parking, good amenities and lovely beach. There are safe sections for young kids and good boogie board waves further along. Gem of a spot!

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 16 November 2016

It may be my home town, and I may be biased, but it is still the single most important beach to me for two reasons 1: It has some of the best waves to learn how to surf and 2: The people there are friendly...More

Thank ScottyAnthonyClarke
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Nice beach for a long winter walk. Can't comment about the water other than to say it was too rough for swimming when we were there with the weather. It would probably be ok when calm on the southern end near the boat ramp. Saw...More

Thank rubytherocket
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We booked a motelroom on the hills with balcony and got a breathtaking view of the ocean. We went for a beachstroll and a couple of walks. The sunsets were out of this world, so we extended our stay to 3 days.Not much for shopping,...More

Thank Edeltraud K
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

I regularly stop at Scotts Head beach, it is a great place to unwind, wether going for a walk along the sandy beach or swimming in the sheltered bay. Looking for shells in the rocks around the head or sitting taking in the views. Scotts...More

Thank Lien I
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11 September 2016|
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Response from rubytherocket | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure that they are but I think they have time and/or seasonal restrictions. I saw dogs on the beach though, so they are allowed at some time.