(Image taken in December 2001. Author’s own collection.)
Beautifully sited on the south side of the Bonville Headland, this pool offers Sawtell’s residents and visitors. protection from the strong permanent rip that runs out past the pool and a safer swimming environment than the deep channels and strong tidal flows that move through the mouth of Bonville Creek. While Australia has many war memorial public pools, it is rare to find an ocean pool dedicated as a war memorial.
Bonville Headland, Sawtell, NSW, 2452, Australia
(Latitude South 30 degrees 22 minutes 36 seconds, Longitude East 153 degrees 6 minutes 5 seconds)