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Nelson Beach

Mimosa Rocks National Park

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Take the easy walk along sandy dunes to Nelson Beach in Mimosa Rocks National Park. Enjoy a spot of surfing or fishing, before setting up for a picnic on the beach.

What to
Hat, drinking water, sunscreen
Please note
  • It’s an easy 100m walk from the carpark to the Nelson Beach
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch

It’s a short and easy walk along the dunes to Nelson Beach – stay for a moment to enjoy the spectacular view of the glistening aqua-blue waters, or take a picnic and find the perfect spot to relax.

Be sure to take your camera along – the views are worth a picture and if you’re quick, you may be able to snap some of the local wildlife in a photo. Nelson Beach is great for surfers, protected from north and south winds, it offers breaks over

For surfers, Nelson Beach offers breaks over the beach and the inlet shoals, and it is protected from north and south winds.

Return to the carpark on the walking track, or walk the length of the beach to Nelson lagoon and return via the walking track from Nelson Lagoon.

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