Located in Mosman, Chinamans Beach is a hidden gem with plenty to explore. It’s a perfect spot for those who love beaches and bushwalking, with stunning views of the harbour and nearby Clontarf.
There is plenty to do at the beach and nearby Rosherville Reserve -go fishing, swimming, or standup paddleboarding. If you’re looking for an adventure, there are some great bush trails nearby that offer fantastic views of the harbour. There’s also plenty of spots to stop and have a picnic while admiring the waterfront scenery.
If you’re looking for something more relaxing, there are plenty of places to relax on the sand or take a leisurely stroll along the shoreline. The water is crystal clear and perfect for taking a dip on a hot summer day. The beach rarely gets busy as it is mainly frequented by locals.
Not only does the beach provide beautiful views, but it also backs onto Rosherville Reserve, offering countless options for recreation and entertainment for the whole family. Your children will enjoy playing at the sheltered playground and if you’re wanting to enjoy lunch on your day out, there are BBQs, and picnic tables available in the reserve as well as toilets and showers. Plus, with all the large trees around there’s always plenty of shade.
Parking is available near the reserve, although that can be costly. If you are willing to walk a little, there is street parking available a little further from the beach.
Chinamans Beach at a Glance
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Things to Do at Chinamans Beach
Children will enjoy:
- Exploring the rocks
- Playing noughts and crosses
- Playing at Rosherville playground
- Watching the boats go by
Teenagers will have a lot of fun:
- Standup Paddleboarding
- Playing beach cricket
- Taking photos
Chinamans Beach Weather & Water Temperature
You can expect sunny days most of the year and temperatures in summer averaging 25-30 degrees Celsius at times with gentle breezes cooling things down. Come winter, the average daytime temperatures are still pleasant at around 18-20 degrees Celsius, but after dark they drop to around 8 degrees Celsius.
For today’s weather forecast in the area check out Bureau of Meteorology website.
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Getting to Chinamans Beach
The easiest way to get to Chinamans Beach is by car, however you can also catch public transport.
To plan your trip, check out Transport NSW website – https://transportnsw.info/trip#/trip
Chinamans Beach is one of Sydney’s best-kept secrets – but well worth exploring if you’re looking for an escape from city life! With its calm water and stunning views, it makes for an ideal spot to take in some fresh air or just relax by the shoreline without having to worry about crowds. So grab your sunscreen and head to the beach.
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