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Towra Beach

Towra Point Nature Reserve

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Towra Beach.

Getting there and parking

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    Towra Beach is in the northern precinct of Towra Point Nature Reserve. The beach is only accessible by boat. To get there:

    • Follow Captain Cook Drive towards Kurnell
    • At the T intersection turn left towards Botany Bay
    • Turn left again at Prince Charles Parade
    • Continue to the end where Bonna Point boat ramp is on the right
    • From here it’s a short trip across Quibray Bay to Towra Beach

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather


    Parking is available at the council managed Bonna Point boat ramp, including several designated trailer parking spots.

    Best times to visit


    A variety of birds, including rainbow lorikeet, crimson rosella and Eastern rosella can be seen feeding on purple berries during spring.


    Take a picnic and your swimmers to Towra Beach picnic area and cool off during the hot summer months.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    25°C and 27°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    16°C and 21°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day


    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Beach safety

    Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

    Boating safety

    If you're out on your boat fishing, waterskiing or just cruising the waterways, read these paddling and boating safety tips.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    Paddling safety

    To make your paddling or kayaking adventure safer and more enjoyable, check out these paddling safety tips.



    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Towra Beach

    Operated by

    • Kurnell Visitor Centre
    • CLOSED TO VISITORS. Email and phone contact only. Monday to Friday, 10am to 3.30pm. Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, 9.30am to 4pm. Closed Christmas holiday.
    • 02 9668 2010
    • 21 Cape Solander Drive, Kurnell NSW 2231

    Park info

    • in Towra Point Nature Reserve in the Sydney and surrounds region
    • Towra Point Nature Reserve is accessible by boat only. Access to the land is available on special consent for research and educational purposes only. Contact the local Area office on 9668 2000.