A hidden bay and beach with gentle waters and a surprising amount of space to spread out.

Getting To Little Bay Beach

Where Is It?

Little Bay is located south of Malabar and north of La Perouse and Botany Bay National Park. Take Anzac Parade south to Pine Avenue.

Access to the beach is via the wooden stairway from the path that weaves near the Prince Henry Centre and through the gold course.


The nearest Street address is Lister Avenue Little Bay 2026


Little Bay Beach suffers from a dearth of parking. Limited Street side parking is available from Pine and Lister Avenues, as well as Pavilion Drive.
There are car parks at the Coast Golf Club nearby, but these are reserved for golf club members, and parking at the Prince Henry Centre, which is also reserved for guests.


Google Maps Link – Little Bay Beach | Little Bay

Things To Do


Little Bay has two beaches separated by easily traversable rocks. Both side of the Bay have calm waters with low waves. Higher waves generally break outside the mouth of Little Bay.
Little Bay is an unpatrolled beach.

General Hazard Warning

The council advises not swimming in Little Bay 24 hours after a major rains and storms as stormwater from nearby streets might runoff into the beach.


The best places to fish are along the rock platforms at either side of the Bay. Always exercise caution when rock fishing and fish with a partner.

The two beaches are seperated by some rocks.

The two beaches are seperated by some rocks.


Surfing is not really an option at Little Bay, with half meter swells and gentle tides. Try Maroubra to the north.

Scuba Diving & Snorkelling

With calm waters and plenty of reefs and rock platforms to explore Little Bay is an exciting place for divers of all ages.

Weddings & Functions

The Prince Henry Centre is available for functions, weddings and corporate events. The centre boasts a full set of amenities and great views. Find out more through their Website.

Little Bay Sydney


  • Food

    There is a cafe at The Prince Henry Centre nearby.

  • Rubbish Bins

    There are rubbish bins at the top and bottom of the stairwell. Glass is prohibited on the beach.

  • Toilets

    Toilets, shower and change rooms are located in the platform between the wooden stairs leading down to the beach.

  • Can I take my dog?

    Did are not permitted on the beach at any time.

  • Is this beach patrolled?

    Little Bay Beach is not patrolled by lifeguards or lifesavers.


Maroubra Beach Maroubra

Maroubra Beach | Maroubra

A surfer’s paradise with great facilities, cafes and plenty of parking.

Malabar Beach Malabar Sydney

Malabar Beach | Malabar

Just north of Little Bay Malabar is another low energy beach tucked away in Long Bay.

Congwong Beach La Perouse

Congwong Beach | La Perouse

Facing south into Botany Bay Congwong Beach is a quiet, flat beach on the outskirts of Botany Bay National Park.

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