Shark Island (Cronulla Beach)
The island is a well-known bodyboarding and surfing location. The wave can stand up fast and violently ("jack up" in surfing jargon), making it difficult and dangerous. The island is regarded by bodyboarders as producing one of the "heaviest" waves in the world.
- Shark Island Swim Challenge Annual Swim Event held at Cronulla Beach
- Shark Island (pictures, history and wave description)
- 2001 footage of the heaviest shark island challenge to date
-  (Beautiful oceanic and landscape images by Cronulla-based photographer Chris Dixon)
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