Beach, NSW, Sydney, Australia
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word 'Maroubra' comes from an Aboriginal word meaning 'like thunder' - an apt
description of the sound of the waves pounding on the shoreline. These waves have
made Maroubra one of the most popular surfing locations in Sydney and Australia's
second only National Surfing Reserve. The beach is serviced by two surf life saving
clubs, and is patrolled all year by Randwick City lifeguards. Volunteer lifesavers
patrol the beach on weekends and school holidays during daylight saving months.
Beach is popular with visitors given its easy access and large kilometre-long
expanse of sand.
Beach is surrounded by open space. To the north of the beach are Jack Vanny Memorial
Park, Mahon Pool and the rocky headland. Arthur Byrne Reserve and headland are
to the south, and Broadarrow Reserve is to the west. Beyond these, the area is
surrounded by the Maroubra Beach town centre and residential properties.
beach is popular with surfers given the regular good swell and wave conditions.
The beach can be very dangerous and swimmers are strongly advised to only swim
between the flags, swim during patrol hours and to not swim alone. Weaker swimmers
should consider visiting more sheltered beaches located nearby.
lots to do at the beach with a free outdoor gym, a skate park and a large kids
playground. Free BBQs are located in the central part of the beach and towards
the south of the beach near South Maroubra Surf Club. There are outdoor showers,
a large changeroom and toilet and lighting.
is also a cafe/kiosk area at the centre of the beach and more restaurants and
cafes are located in Marine Parade directly opposite the beach.
is free parking surrounding the beach, including a car park adjacent to the main
beach, a car park north of the beach at Jack Vanny Reserve and a car park at South
beach is patrolled year round by Randwick City Council Lifeguards and is serviced
by two surf life saving clubs during daylight saving months.
Surf Life Saving Club (credit: Wayne Ryan)
Seals member and swimmer, Greg Tingle
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Foster, E.L.E.M.E.N.T. : 13th October 2002
Newman "The Maroubra Jesus": 3rd September 2003
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- February 2003
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on board, by Greg Tingle - August 2002