A long, sandy beach on the southern Foreshore of Botany Bay, popular for swimming, fishing and with a dog friendly zone at one end.

Getting To Silver Beach, Kurnell

Where Is It?

Silver Beach is situated on Prince Charles Parade along the south coast of Botany Bay in Kurnell. Take Captain Cook Drive from Taren Point Road all the way to Kurnell and turn left on Silver Beach Road.


The 987 travels along Captain Cook Drive and stops on Prince Charles Parade.

Boat Access

There’s a boat ramp at Bonna Point near the western end of Silver Beach.


Corner of Dampier Street and Prince Charles Parade, Kurnell NSW 2231


There’s a large carpark at Bonna Point Reserve near the boat ramp, as well as on street parking along the length of Prince Charles Parade including parking area near Ward Street


Google Maps Link – Silver Beach | Kurnell

Things To Do

Good Fishing Off Sutherland Point

Get down to Silver Beach early and stake your claim on one of the many rock groynes, or fish off the pier at Sutherland Point. If you’re lucky you’ll snag full sized bream, trevally and flathead.

Silver Beach Fishing Groyne Kurnell

Go For A Swim (Or Snorkel) In The Tidal Pool

A popular swimming spot in the summer, you’ll find most bathers congregating around the ocean pool which is better throughout the summer. Flat waters make it a calm, family friendly spot for a swim, though there are no lifeguards on duty. Botany Bay also features a number of great snorkeling spots along the foreshore into Botany Bay National Park including Inscription Point.

Silver Beach Kurnell Sydney

Bring The Dog For Some Off Leash Beachside Fun

Dogs are allowed to roam off leash between the third and fourth groynes at Bonna Point Reserve, close to the boat ramp. It’s one of only a handful of beaches in Sydney where dogs can roam, with the next closest being nearby Greenhills Beach in Cronulla (timed morning and afternoons).

Silver Beach Kurnell Dog Friendly

Explore Botany Bay National Park

The southern half of Botany Bay National Park is a favourite among divers and fishermen, with points around the coastline offering unique opportunities to discover Sydney’s natural beauty. There’s also modern and historic monuments along the Burrawang Walk, which can be accessed from the east end of Silver Beach (just past the pier), some bushland trails through the park, picnic areas, whale watching and the epic Cape Solander Trail that winds all the way to Greenhills Beach.


  • Food

    The Silver Beach cafe is a nice spot for a coffee or a schnitzel sandwich

  • Rubbish Bins

    You’ll find rubbish bins near the beach entrances and at Bonna Point Reserve

  • Toilets

    Toilets are located near the

  • Can I take my dog?

    Dogs are welcome in Bonna Point Reserve between the third and fourth groynes (near the boat ramp).

  • Can I lock my bike up?

    There’s no bike lockups so you might have to find a pole or something.


Greenhills Beach Cronulla Pano

Greenhills Beach | Cronulla

Nearby Greenhills Beach is a long, sandy beach popular with surfers and dog friendly in the morning and evenings.

commemoration flat, kurnell

Commemoration Flat | Kurnell

Located within the Botany Bay National Park, it’s a fun picnic area near the water with plenty if shade and barbecue facilities. You could walk there easily from the eastern end of Silver Beach.

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