Crescent Head

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Beaches in Mid North Coast

Crescent Head is a beach in Australia that is located in a place known as Mid North Coast, which is found in the region of NSW, Australia.

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Crescent Head gets a ranking of 91 out of a possible 100.

Crescent Head is one of the highest rated beaches in all of Australia, and is certainly regarded as a top beach choice in NSW.

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Crescent Head


The official name of this beach is Crescent Head.

It is located in the area of Mid North Coast, and has some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia, in the region of NSW.

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Is Crescent Head a top ranked beach in Australia?

So, when it comes to comparing Crescent Head with the rest, is it in the Top 10 beaches in Australia? Is it in the Top 20 beaches in Australia? Well, the best way to find out is to check our Current Australia Best Beach Rankings and see if Crescent Head makes the list of most beautiful beaches in Australia!

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Holiday in Crescent Head

Mid North Coast is a place in NSW that is very enjoyable to visit and provides a great environment for a holiday.

There have been no negative reports recieved from Locals, Tourists, Fishermen, Surfers, Swimmers or Campers at Crescent Head.

Camping in Crescent Head

If you intend on camping in Crescent Head it is best to see if a booking is required beforehand. When permitted, choosing to go free camping in Crescent Head is acceptable, but it is important you follow the local rules of Mid North Coast.

Generally coastal areas in Australia like Crescent Head have a myriad of options for caravans, caravan parks, tents and campgrounds.

Fishing in Crescent Head

Many areas through Australia and particularly in Mid North Coast require a fishing licence to legally go fishing. If you want to go fishing in Crescent Head it is recommended that you obtain the adequate recreational fishing licence.

Swimming in Crescent Head

Througout Australia and in places such as Mid North Coast, swimming in the ocean and waterways can be extremly dangerous. When swimming in Crescent Head, please be mindful of rip currents, ocean conditions, big swells, drops offs, rocks and marine stingers and predators.

Always swim between the flags in Crescent Head where available. Never swim alone!

It is highly recommended you visit Beach Safe Australia before visiting Crescent Head to ensure you are prepared for the weather and tidal conditions.

Accomodation in Crescent Head

Like many areas throughout Australia, beaches in areas like Mid North Coast can be quite remote. This means there may be limited accomadation options. If it does exist, accomodation deals in Crescent Head can be found online.

Marine and Wildlife in Crescent Head

Please note - many Australian speicies are protected, and NSW is no exception. Do not feed local wildlife and please be aware you are visiting their natural habitat around Mid North Coast.

Some common types of marine or wildlife you may find at Crescent Head may include:

Marine life in Crescent Head: Sharks, Whales, Stingrays, Manta Rays, Turtles, Seals, Dolphins, Starfish, Jellyfish, Blue Bottles, Crabs.

Wildlife life in Crescent Head: Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Kookaburras, Seagulls, Snakes, Lizards, Cockatoos, Possums.

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Surfing in Crescent Head

Experienced surfers will find NSW conditions vary from day to day. It is advised to always wear a wetsuit and never surf in Crescent Head alone.

Boating in Crescent Head

Please enquire directly with Crescent Head or the office of Mid North Coast to obtain the rules around the prospect of boating in Crescent Head.

Other notes:

There is no information available that confirms whether Crescent Head is one of the limited nude beaches in Australia. As a general rule, unless there is clear signage, you cannot assume a beach in NSW is one of the few permitted topless beaches in Australia.

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