Why was named in 1814 by James Meehan. Dee Why and Long Reef Beaches
form a continuous 2km long bay on the southern side of Long Reef point.
Dee Why is situated in the heart of the Northern Beaches, has excellent
beaches and a rock pool. Only minutes from the world famous Manly
Beach, Dee Why has many attractions from stylish beach Cafes to over
200 specialist shops.
At Narrabeen you can basically do
any water activity, including windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, canoeing,
rowing, fishing, boating and swimming. Narrabeen is surrounded by
numerous parks and reserves, and has numerous walking tracks.
The area has some fine restaurants and cafes and a friendly shopping
area. There is a monthly Saturday morning market with numerous stalls
and the markets are located right on the waters edge of Narrabeen
lies between Mona Vale to the north, Ingleside to the west and North
Narrabeen to the south and extends east to the ocean at Warriewood
are many leisure activities at Mona Vale such as golf, tennis, surfing
and fishing. There are fine dining restaurants and shopping areas.
Mona Vale has rock baths that are set in the rock platform separating
Mona Vale beach to the south and Basin beach to the north.
area came to be called Newport from about 1880. Newport is situated
between Bungan Beach to the South and Bilgola Plateau to the North.
On the east is the Tasman Sea and on the west side is Pittwater, it's
waterways providing access to most water sports, from yachting to
scuba diving and surfing, and wind surfing.
an Aboriginal word thought to mean swirling waters. Bilgola Plateau
crowns the peninsula rising from the ocean beach to 169 metres. Bilgola
lies between Newport to the south and Avalon and Clareville to the
east of Clareville, situated between Whale beach to the north and
Bilgola to the south. Avalon is home to the few remaining koalas able
to survive in an increasingly urban environment, a reminder that there
once were many more in Pittwater.
Beach is superb for swimming, surfing windsurfing and fishing. A rock
swimming pool is located at the southern end of the beach. A shady
park area provides refuge from the summer sun, together with picnic
and barbeque facilities.
of the name Whale Beach is unknown, although it is presumed to be
associated either with the shape of the northern headland, or a beaching
of a whale. Whale Beach faces east to the ocean, with Palm Beach to
the north and Avalon to the south. From the 1950s, the area became
a residential suburb.
Palm Beach was named after the Cabbage
Tree palms Livistona australis.
Palm Beach Surf Life Saving Club established in 1921. The area has
become more residential but still remains a secluded peninsula at
the northern point of Pittwater.
Beach, is also where the TV Show Home and Away is filmed, better
known to audiences as Summer Bay.