Jack Vanny Reserve is a cliffside recreational reserve with access to the McMahon Ocean Pool and Lurline Bay.

Getting To Jack Vanny Reserve, Maroubra

Where Is It?

Also known as Jack Vanny Memorial Park, this coastal reserve is located on Marine Parade near Sackville Street and the Corso. Access via Maroubra Road or Torrington Road off Malabar Road.


Marine Parade, Maroubra NSW 2035


Jack Vanny Reserve has it’s own carpark that holds about 50 cars and there is onstreet parking along Marine Parade as well.


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Things To Do

McMahon Pool

this popular ocean pool attracts swimmers who want to steer clear of busy Marboura Beach. it’s a largish ocean pool that can be accessed from the beach. No lifeguards here, but the water is generally calm, protected by the seawall of the pool.

Coastal Walk

The entire Eastern Suburbs Coast is connected by a series of trails and boardwalks, making it possible to traverse from La Perouse to Watson’s Bay, if you have a spare day or two. Most walkers will be content with the Bondi to Coogee Walk which takes in some of the best beaches and parks in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs.

Fishing Lurline Bay

To the north of Jack Vanny Park is Lurline Bay, Unsuitable for swimming and traversable via rocky boulders and pathways, it’s a popular fishing spot and sometimes frequented by dog walkers as well. Offers some unique opportunities for photographers looking to take that perfect snap of waves breaking against rocks.


  • Food

    Plenty of options south of Marine Parade, where you’ll find takeaways and cafes near Maroubra Beach.

  • Rubbish Bins

    Yes there are rubbish bins in the park.

  • Toilets

    Toilets, showers and change room facilities are all available in the amenities block in Jack Vanny Reserve

  • Can I take my dog?

    Dogs are welcome in the park but should be kept on leash. Broadarrow Reserve opposite Maroubra Beach is off leash dog friendly and not to far way.

  • Can I lock my bike up

    No bike lockups but you might be able to lock it up to the fencing around the park.


Maroubra Beach Skate Park

Arthur Byrne Reserve | Maroubra

Popular all year round, Maroubra’s beach park hosts a skatepark, covered picnic and barbecue areas, outdoor gym and a children’s playground.

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Broadarrow Reserve | Marboura

Off leash dog walking park with bins and dog tidy dispensers located opposite ARthur Byrne Rerserve.


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