This white sand beach sits on a narrow peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and the Tweed River. Fingal Beach is calm and secluded, with few crowds and sparkling sunrises. It’s regularly patrolled during the summer months and swimmers are advised to always swim between the flags.
Walk around to the headland, which is an incredible basalt rock formation formed by lava flows more than 20 million years ago. Around 600m offshore is Cook Island, which sits in a protected marine reserve and is a great place for snorkelling. Look out for groupers, trevally, surgeonfish and parrotfish.