Area Profiles

North Curl Curl

History Of North Curl Curl

Curl Curl may be derived from the Aboriginal phrase ‘curial curial’ meaning river of life. Curl Curl Lagoon separates North Curl Curl and Curl Curl. The northern dunes were partly removed during the war and finally returned to a somewhat natural state in the 1980s. North Curl Curl still has a relatively natural appearance.

North Curl Curl’s original lure was its lagoon and beach. The beach is safest and most attractive in the northern corner during summer and is popular with families.  North Curl Curl Surf Life Saving Club was founded in 1922 and is a volunteer community service patrolling from September to April each year.

Area Statistics
The size of North Curl Curl is approximately 1 km².  It has 3 parks/reserves covering nearly 32% of the total area.  North Curl Curl has numerous sport and recreation facilities including netball and soccer fields, Bowls Club, Rugby League, cricket and baseball grounds.

There are 2 schools located in North Curl Curl – North Curl Curl Primary School and Manly Selective High School.

The population of North Curl Curl in 2001 was 3,226 people.  By 2006 the population was 3,368 showing a population growth of 4% in the area during that time.

Households in North Curl Curl are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying over $2000.00 per month on mortgage repayments.  In 2001, 77% of the homes in North Curl Curl were owner-occupied compared with 77% in 2006.

Recreation & Sport
North Curl Curl has Vegetarian, Indian and Thai restaurants as well as several good cafes and take away shops.

Other attractions to North Curl Curl are a beautiful headland track taking you round to Dee Why Beach & cafes, enjoy a day at the beach, walk around Curl Curl Lagoon and children’s parks, enjoy the rock pools around North Curl Curl surf pool.


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