Four Mile Beach
Despite what the name suggests, Four Mile Beach is not in fact four miles long – it was named after a local family with the surname Fourmile. It’s actually only four kilometres long, beginning at Island Point and ending at the rocky mangrove reef of Mowbray River – plenty of space to stretch out despite the beach’s popularity. The beach is flat and easily accessible, and one of the most beautiful places to relax, sunbathe, go for a swim, or try your hand at surfing and even fishing. The beach is constantly patrolled by lifeguards and has stinger enclosures so everyone can enjoy a refreshing dip year-round. Swimming is best at higher tides, as the water is deeper and there’s a shorter walk to the break. The low waves and the winds offer perfect conditions for wind surfing, but if you prefer a more relaxing activity, the northern headland offers the best fishing spots.