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Barrenjoey lighthouse

Historic lighthouse on the northern
headland of Pittwater and the Hawkesbury River
Built in 1881 from sandstone quarried on the site



A heritage-listed lighthouse at Barrenjoey Headland, Palm Beach,
Northern Beaches Council.

It was designed by James Barnet, the New South Wales Colonial Architect
and built by Isaac Banks. It is also known as Barrenjoey Head Lightstation.

The property is owned by Office of Environment and Heritage, an agency
of the Government of New South Wales.

The lightstation was added to the New South Wales
State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.

Completed in 1881, the current lighthouse is the third light constructed
on the Barrenjoey headland in the Northern Beaches district of Sydney.

The light is automated and operated by Roads and Maritime Services;
while the buildings are managed by the NSW National Parks & Wildlife
Service.


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Palm beach

First beach in my northern beaches series
Barrenjoey lighthouse on the promontory

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.Palm Beach is sometimes colloquially referred to as 'Palmy'; and is used for exterior filming of
the soap opera
Home and Away, as the fictional town of Summer Bay. It is also the subject of the
newly-announced 2018 film 'Palm Beach'. Palm Beach housing ranges from cottages to
grand estates,
owned by some of the country's most affluent people.
Many affluent and famous people can also be found holidaying at Palm Beach in summer



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Pelican island

The kids enjoying the pelicans and the island near The Entrance

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Bilgola beach


Another in my northern beaches series
Interesting beach with an ocean pool under dramatic red ciffs

The beach has a single sand bar cut
by two shifting beach rips and permanent rips
against the rock faces at each end

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Bungan beach

A single bar runs the length of the beach
with two strong rips against the rocks
at either end

Two to three shifting rips along the beach











































Narabeen beach

Located north of Collaroy beach. One of Australia's
most iconis surfing beaches well known for
north Narrabeen break. Breding ground
for some of the world\s greatest surfers.

Became a national surfing rerserve in 2009.

























Curl curl beach

Located between Dee Why and Freshwater beach
One of Sydney's best surfing beach. It faces east and
south east with on the average, 1.6m waves.

A 1.2km beach divided into north and south beaches
each with their own surf club amd kiosk.







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Sunshower over Shelly beach

Shelly beach is the most southern and last
beach on the north Shore. It can be foundvia a veryattractive
walkway off Manly beach









Freshwater beach








Manly beach








Whale beach










Queenscliff beach

At the north end of Manly beach









Terrimetta beach