Ettalong has excellent beaches, lagoons, waterways and safe swimming for children. It is a popular fishing beach for whiting and has good boating facilities. Ferries and charter vessels run regular trips around the majestic Brisbane Water, offering unique scenery. Visit the nearby Bouddi and Brisbane Water National Parks or mix with the locals at the Seaside Village Markets held every weekend. A great family destination, Woy Woy railway station is only three kilometres away with regular bus services to Ettalong Beach.