North Shore beach sweeps to the south-southwest for 13 km to Pelican Point, the northern entrance wall for the Hastings River mouth at Port Macquarie. The beach can be accessed by car at Queens Head where a car park and picnic area, with the head providing an excellent view south along the beach. The southern end including the isolated North Shore subdivision can be reached on a sealed road from the Settlement Point Ferry. An alternative route to Crescent Head is via the gravel Maria River road.
- Suburb:North Shore
- Population:385 (2018)
- Municipality:Port Macquarie Hastings Council