Discover Long Reef

Welcome to the Long Reef Aquatic Reserve and Wildlife Protected Area. It is valued for it’s variety of protected marine plants and animals. The Greenlink Walk around the headland provides superb coastal views and takes you through the newly declared Wildlife Protected Area. Please look through this website and enjoy the spirit of Long Reef.

Long Reef Birdlife

August 19th, 2014|

Long Reef’s Headland grasslands and Rock Platform plays host to a wide variety of bird life.

Dangerous Marine Animals

August 19th, 2014|

Octopuses, together with squid and cuttlefish are highly intelligent predatory molluscs, and one of the largest and most complex invertebrates.

Unusual Sightings

August 19th, 2014|

Click here for some unusual sightings on Long Reef

Conservation Articles

Carnavalia Rosea Vine

February 23rd, 2021|

Friday 5 February, 2021 Carnavalia Rosea Vine - 1st Time on Site Lisa Calder -

Clematis on site

September 19th, 2020|

Wednesday 16th September 2020 I was wandering around our site this morning just checking out

How you can help

August 19th, 2014|

Become a Wildlife Reporter and help promote Marine Wildlife conservation.

Themeda Coastal Grasslands

August 19th, 2014|

Long Reef headland contains Warringah's only example of native grassland vegetation occurring on clay soils.

Social links

Using art as a bridge between todays “Coastal …

Reefcare Long Reef Peter Miller’s photos on Google+

History Articles

Marine Fossils

August 13th, 2014|

In 1986 Australian Museum experts uncovered the fossilized bones of a Labyrinthodont amphibian on Long Reef.

Ship Wrecks

August 13th, 2014|

Bill, a local fishing identity, remembers back in the mid 1940s on a local school visit seeing a shipwreck on Long Reef’s north side.