Pollock Beach or the “Pipe” as it is known locally, is favored by holiday makers and surfers because of its excellent waves, surfing opportunities, fun times with the family, sunset strolls and swimming (Life Guards). Pollock Beach is a stone throw away from both Summerstrand Beach Lodge and Pollok Beach Guest Lodge and is reached by traveling along Marine Drive, Summerstrand, and turning left immediately on passing 10th Avenue. There is plenty of lawn area which is pleasant for rigging, a parking area, walkways and cycling lanes.
The popular Hobie Beach, in the vicinity of the Shark Rock Pier and the Boardwalk, is the venue for the annual “Splash Festival”, as well as the Beach Volleyball and World Boardsailing Championships. The beach, a favourite for swimming, sunbathing and body surfing, also offers sheltered rock pools with interesting inter-tidal sea life. Pollock Beach, or the “Pipe” as it is known locally, is favoured by surfers because of its excellent waves and surfing.
King’s Beach is a magnificent 1, 6 km wide expanse of golden sand extending from the harbour wall to Humewood. The beach is ideal for swimming, body surfing, sunbathing and long beach walks, and includes facilities such as supertubes for the adventurous, a snack bar, parking area, change-rooms and a lifesavers’ centre. Sunday’s come alive with the Beach Front Traders, skate boarding at the skate park and picnicing in the newly upgraded park.