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Description

Horseshoe Bay lies on the north-eastern tip of Cape Edgecumbe near Bowen in Far North Queensland. The whole cape is composed of rounded granite rocks and boulders with fantastic seaside climbing on amazing weathered granite. Horseshoe Bay is particularly picturesque and is very popular for swimming and hanging out. A nearby beach front café is a perfect place for lunch. Parking can be difficult on weekends when it is busy. Not recommended to swim during stinger season.

Access issues inherited from Bowen

No access issues really, except don't walk through any of the resorts to shortcut areas, this will only annoy the owners and could cause problems in the future.

Approach

Horseshoe Bay is a 4 kilometre drive from Bowen's city centre.

Where to stay

A range of accommodation is available both at Horseshoe Bay and in nearby Bowen.

Ethic inherited from Bowen

Like most other areas, clean off your chalk marks, don't chip holds, if you need to chip it means you're just not strong enough so go train, and you're ruining it for others. Always go to the toilets in the carparks, don't do it anywhere else, nowhere here is it acceptable for a bush poo!

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North Side boulder field
52
92
4m
52
South Side boulder field
38
144
4m
21

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