Elouera Beach

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Elouera Beach
Patrolled beach
Elouera Beach 1.JPG
View of Eloura looking north
Location Cronulla, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates 34°02′47″S 151°09′34″E / 34.04639°S 151.15944°E / -34.04639; 151.15944
Beach length 350 m
Beach number
Hazard rating 6/10 (moderately hazardous)
Patrolled by Elouera Surf Life Saving Club
Wanda

Elouera Beach or Elouera is a patrolled beach on Bate Bay, in Cronulla, New South Wales, Australia.[1] The Wall is the local name given to the area between North Cronulla Beach and Elouera.

History[edit]

Elouera is an Aboriginal word meaning a pleasant place.[2]

Elouera Surf Lifesaving Club[edit]

The Elouera Surf Lifesaving Club[3] was established in 1966. On the official opening of the clubhouse on 8 June 1967, the club's first surf boat Charlotte Breen, donated by local businessman Tom Breen, was christened and launched. The Elouera "Sharks" had 375 members in the initial season.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elouera Beach". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 5 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sutherland Shire Place Names Fact Sheet" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-06-23. 
  3. ^ "Elouera Surf Lifesaving Club". Retrieved 2007-06-25.