Surf lifesaving patrols

Australian lifeguards

Kempsey Shire boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia.

Council provides a lifeguard service during peak periods.

2017/18 beach patrols

Beach Patrol dates Patrol times Days of service² Number of guards¹
Grassy Head Saturday 23 September 2017 -
Sunday 8 October 2017
10am - 2pm 7 days 2
Saturday 16 December 2017 -
Sunday 28 January 2018
9am - 5pm
Saturday 14 April 2018 -
Sunday 29 April 2018
10am - 2pm
South West Rocks
(Horseshoe Bay)
Saturday 23 September 2017 -
Sunday 8 October 2017
10am - 2pm 7 days 2
Saturday 16 December 2017 -
Sunday 28 January 2018
9am - 5pm
Saturday 14 April 2018 -
Sunday 29 April 2018
10am - 2pm
South West Rocks
(Main Beach)
Monday 25 September 2017 -
Friday 6 October 2017
10am - 2pm 5 days 1
Monday 18 December 2017 -
Thursday 25 January 2018
9am - 5pm
Monday 16 April 2018 -
Friday 27 April 2018
10am - 2pm
Hat Head Saturday 23 September 2017 -
Saturday 7 October 2017
10am - 2pm 6 days 2
Monday 18 December 2017 -
Thursday 25 January 2018
9am - 5pm 5 days
Monday 16 April 2018 -
Friday 27 April 2018
10am - 2pm
Crescent Head Monday 25 September 2017 -
Friday 6 October 2017
10am - 2pm 5 days 2
Monday 18 December 2017 -
Thursday 25 January 2018
9am - 5pm
Monday 16 April 2018 -
Friday 27 April 2018
10am - 2pm

Notes:

¹ Number of lifeguards

² Number of days per week which are manned by lifeguards. Surf Life Saving Clubs provide volunteer surf lifesaving services on weekends and public holidays at South West Rocks Main Beach, Hat Head and Crescent Head beaches.

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