Maroubra is a beach-side suburb of Sydney, at about 10 km/6 mi in the south-east of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District). Maroubra beach lies between the arms of Maroubra Bay and provides a number of local facilities such as picnic areas, good restaurants and cafes.
MV Malabar is a wreck site on the northern headland of Long Bay, close to Maroubra beach. The MV Malabar that was named after a small ship in Java, sank on April 1931 when it came into a heavy fog. The wreck was inaccessible to divers for almost sixty years.