Seal Rocks is around an hour north of Newcastle, and is a bit of a hidden gem. There’s still about 2 km of unsealed road to get there, and I suspect that’s the way the locals want to keep it.
There are two beaches facing north. This is Boat Beach, where fisherman still launch directly off the sand. And that rocky island is where Seal Rocks gets it’s name – fur seals hang around there.
This shot is taken from the western end of Boat Beach looking directly north. In the far distance you can see Blueys Beach.
This is getting to Boat Beach the hard way.
The other north-facing beach is Number One Beach. It’s the first beach you see as you arrive!