Reef Beach is a gorgeous little beach, tucked away along the Spit to Manly walk in Middle Harbour. This tiny beach is not unpopular during the warmer months, and the calm waters bring families, paddleboarders and weekend walkers alike.
If you’re looking for a small beach to relax amidst ocean and bush, or if you’re looking for clear, turquoise waters to take a dip during your walk, Reef Beach is for you! Access is via the Spit to Manly walk, in between Forty Baskets & Washaway Beach.
PARKING: Free street parking on Beatty St, Balgowlah Heights (then head down the Beatty St walking track). Alternatively, you will find this beach along the Spit to Manly Walk.
- Great for fishing
- Perfect for paddle boarding or kayaking
- Hidden along the Spit to Manly track
- Not easy to access
- A small beach, can be very popular & crowded in summer