Dharrwar Beach

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Beaches in Elcho Island

Dharrwar Beach is a beach in Australia that is located in a place known as Elcho Island, which is found in the region of NT, Australia.

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Dharrwar Beach gets a ranking of 71 out of a possible 100.

Dharrwar Beach is a very good option as an Australian beach when looking for in the area of NT.

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Dharrwar Beach


The official name of this beach is Dharrwar Beach.

It is located in the area of Elcho Island, and has some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia, in the region of NT.

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Is Dharrwar Beach a top ranked beach in Australia?

So, when it comes to comparing Dharrwar Beach 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 Dharrwar Beach makes the list of most beautiful beaches in Australia!

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Holiday in Dharrwar Beach

Elcho Island is a place in NT 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 Dharrwar Beach.

Camping in Dharrwar Beach

If you intend on camping in Dharrwar Beach it is best to see if a booking is required beforehand. When permitted, choosing to go free camping in Dharrwar Beach is acceptable, but it is important you follow the local rules of Elcho Island.

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

Fishing in Dharrwar Beach

Many areas through Australia and particularly in Elcho Island require a fishing licence to legally go fishing. If you want to go fishing in Dharrwar Beach it is recommended that you obtain the adequate recreational fishing licence.

Swimming in Dharrwar Beach

Througout Australia and in places such as Elcho Island, swimming in the ocean and waterways can be extremly dangerous. When swimming in Dharrwar Beach, please be mindful of rip currents, ocean conditions, big swells, drops offs, rocks and marine stingers and predators.

Always swim between the flags in Dharrwar Beach where available. Never swim alone!

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

Accomodation in Dharrwar Beach

Like many areas throughout Australia, beaches in areas like Elcho Island can be quite remote. This means there may be limited accomadation options. If it does exist, accomodation deals in Dharrwar Beach can be found online.

Marine and Wildlife in Dharrwar Beach

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

Some common types of marine or wildlife you may find at Dharrwar Beach may include:

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

Wildlife life in Dharrwar Beach: Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Kookaburras, Seagulls, Snakes, Lizards, Cockatoos, Possums.

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Surfing in Dharrwar Beach

Experienced surfers will find NT conditions vary from day to day. It is advised to always wear a wetsuit and never surf in Dharrwar Beach alone.

Boating in Dharrwar Beach

Please enquire directly with Dharrwar Beach or the office of Elcho Island to obtain the rules around the prospect of boating in Dharrwar Beach.

Other notes:

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

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