Want to know where to fish in Botany Bay? Both sides of the National Park have great fishing spots. Check out the full list with links to more details like getting there, parking, and entry fees.

  • Inscription Point
  • Sutherland Point
  • The Leap
  • Yena Gap
La Perouse
  • Bare Island
  • Congwong and Little Congwong
  • Browns Rock (Top spot!)
  • Cruwee Cove
  • Cape Banks


inscription point

Inscription Point

Also called “The Steps”, ┬áInscription point looks north towards La Perouse and is a good spot for tailor and bream.

the leap kurnell

The Leap

East facing rock fishing right at the mouth of the bay with some great spots to fish from and easy access from Solander Drive.

yena gap

Yena Gap

Popular with divers because of the abundance of Port Jackson Sharks, Yena Gap is a good fishing site so long as you take precautions and don’t go out when it’s too rough.

Sutherland Point

A popular fishing spot on the Burrawang Trail Loop neat Commemoration Flat.


La Perouse

bare island

Bare Island

The former military fortress and Mission Impossible film spot has great rock fishing around the island.

little congwong beach

Congwong Beach and Little Congwong Beach

Two south facing beaches seperated by a rocky headland that has some good fishing pockets.

browns rock la perouse

Browns Rock (Top spot!)

Already a fisherman’s favourite, Browns Rock is deep in the National Park. Check out our write up to find out how to get there.

cruwee cove

Cruwee Cove

Between Henry Head and Cape Banks, Cruwee Cove is littered with the rusted remanents of the SS Minmi and is a good option for fishing in calmer tides.

cape banks aquatic reserve

Cape Banks

Fishing is possible off both the west and south facing shorlines but excercise caution and be aware of the Intertidal Protected Areas.