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  • GREENS BEACH
  • TAMAR ESTUARY

 

Greens Beach

1/ Greens Beach is about 50 kilometres north east of Launceston. It is a favorite beach venue for people from Launceston and has very deep white sand beaches. The beach is used for a variety of fun activities including land yachts.

Greens Beach

2/ The sea recedes an enormous distance at high tide. Beyond is the seaside hamlet.

Greens Beach

3/ Profuse winds and flat sands make Greens Beach an ideal venue for land yachts. The narrow beach shown here is at high tide.

Greens Beach

4/ Kayaks are also popular in the gentle waters of Greens Beach.

Greens Beach

5/ When the tide returns it creates a vast swathe of shallow beach, where the water is warmed by the sands. The reflections at sunset are very beautiful.

Greens Beach

6/ Low tide reveals vast areas of rocks and drifts of sea weed.

Greens Beach

7/ The sea weed forms into walls, which are a meter high in places. The point on the top left is the start of the Narawntapu National Park, while in the distant middle is the Greens Beach hamlet.

Greens Beach

8/ This photo shows the beautiful colors of the beach at sunset, as you look east towards Low Head.

10/ This photo shows a wall of sea weed over one metre high. Beyond it are fields of rocks.

Greens Beach

11/ Rock fields occupy much of the eastern part of the beach, as you approach the Tamar Estuary.

Greens Beach

12/ This photo shows a view over the sea westwards towards the hamlet.

Greens Beach

13/ As the sun sets the vast swathes of sands give off dazzling reflections.

 

Greens Beach

1/ At the eastern edge of Greens Beach you meet the Tamar River and you can see across the Tamar River to the Low Head Lighthouse.

Greens Beach

2/ The Tamar Estuary is replete with rocks and drifts of sea weed.

Greens Beach

3/ This photo shows a telescopic view of the Low Head Lighthouse at sunset.

Clarence Point

4/ Clarence Point is just South of the Tamar River Estuary.

Clarence Point

5/ It is a popular place to moor boats, as it presents a safe anchorage.

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