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Explore our beaches and waterways

NSW offers spectacular beaches and world-class surf breaks. Boating and fishing are popular activities along the coast and on our lakes and rivers.

COVID-19 (coronavirus)

There are important updates about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and restrictions on facilities and gatherings.

Read the full information about public health orders

Waterways and beach safety

Find advice on keeping yourself safe when visiting our beaches or waterways. Check beach conditions, download waterways safety apps and check marine weather forecasts.

Related apps

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Marine Rescue NSW

Marine Rescue NSW is the State’s official volunteer marine rescue service. The Marine Rescue App allows you to register details of your next boating trip.

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FishSmart NSW

The official app from NSW Department of Primary Industries provides you with the essential information you need to fish recreationally in NSW. 

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