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
Long Reef’s Headland grasslands and Rock Platform plays host to a wide variety of bird life.
Dangerous Marine Animals
Octopuses, together with squid and cuttlefish are highly intelligent predatory molluscs, and one of the largest and most complex invertebrates.
Click here for some unusual sightings on Long Reef
There is an exciting addition to all for Reefcare Volunteers to be aware!
It looks like that Brad Law has found the endangered Maroubra Snail on our site.
Carnavalia Rosea Vine
Friday 5 February, 2021 Carnavalia Rosea Vine - 1st Time on Site Lisa Calder -
Clematis on site
Wednesday 16th September 2020 I was wandering around our site this morning just checking out
How you can help
Become a Wildlife Reporter and help promote Marine Wildlife conservation.
In 1986 Australian Museum experts uncovered the fossilized bones of a Labyrinthodont amphibian on Long Reef.
Long Reef Surf Scene in the 50’s and early 60’s
In the late 50’s (1958-1959) we first experimented with a ‘short’ board.
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.