Shelly Beach Headland

Area affected

Species of fish that must not be taken

Methods of fishing prohibited


Shelly Beach Headland

The whole of the foreshore between the northern end of Shelly Beach Reserve Car Park (at 33°48.016′S, 151°17.933′E) to the northern boundary of Sydney Harbour National Park, as indicated by a sandstone rock wall on the cliff top which is visible from the rock platform (including that part of the foreshore between the mean high water mark and a line drawn 10 metres seaward of the mean low water mark).

Map of Shelly Beach Headland closed waters (PDF, 195.95 KB)

All species of cunjevoi (Pyura spp.) and invertebrates, except abalone, eastern rocklobster (Jasus verreauxi) and Southern Rocklobster (Jasus edwardsii).

Any method.

All year.

The above closures are generated from the

Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2019

unless otherwise specified.

For more detailed local information see the Sydney Harbour and Northern Beaches Recreational Fishing Guide