Australian Beaches: Part Two [Index]
"The Golden Sands of Australian Beaches will not be beaten"
Come Enjoy Our World Famous Beaches
Bondi Beach NSW
Bondi a suburb of Sydney is properly the best known Australian Surf Beach. The name Bondi comes from the Aboriginal word "Boondi" which has the meaning Water or noise of water braking over rocks. The beach is about a Kilometre long and has sections set aside for swimmers and board riders. The beach is patrolled with safe areas to swim.
Crescent Heads NSW
Crescent Head Surf Break and is another famous Australian surf beach which is set just off the Pacific Highway on the mid north coast of NSW. Crescent Head is a point break that is not that consistent. But when it is working rides up to 300 metres are possible. It is also a great place for families to holiday and enjoy and it is patrolled by the local surf club.
Maroochydore Beach Queensland
Maroochydore Beach is situated on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland Long broad and wonderful, a great swimming and patrolled surf beach with the surf club right on the sand. The warm waters are very inviting and local and holiday makers alike enjoy what is on offer.
The name Maroochydore comes from the Aboriginal name "Red Bill" as the Black Swans in the area have red bills.
Surfers Paradise Queensland
The world renowned coast line of the Gold Coast in Queensland has some of the most amazing populated coast line from the southern Rainbow Bay to the north at Couran Cove. Surfers Paradise beach extends for about three kilometres and is popular with tourists from all over the world.
Accommodation a plenty and the streets are lined with shop and cafes.
Burleigh Heads Beach; Gold Coast Queensland
Burleigh Heads Beach an all time family and board riders favourite. Burleigh is very protected form the national park and it has a surf life saver patrolled swimming area. The beach has beautiful golden soft sand and it's clean, it is great for children and the board riders enjoy a point break that is out standing. The beach is one everyone can enjoy and have fun.
Broadbeach Gold Coast Queensland
Kurrawa Beach at Broadbeach is one of Australia's favourite Gold Coast's family beaches. It is a wide beach stretching for 2 kilometres and well spread out giving a feeling of space. It is a beach where one can erect an umbrella and families can enjoy.
Kick the footy or play cricket or throw a Frisbee! Or just take in the sun, sunbathing on the clean whitish sand. The life saving areas or where the flags are positioned is usually reasonably wide.
Main Beach Gold Coast Queensland
Main Beach is a little north of Surfers Paradise near a long sandbar that is known as The Spit, a peninsula of land dividing the Broadwater and ocean and it is recognised as one of the Gold Coast's best family beaches.
The Spit is where you will find the Sea World Theme Park and not far away is a great alfresco styled area with restaurants and cafes where you can are able to sit listen the sounds of live music.
Perth and Fremantle Western Australia has some super beaches some stretching for kilometres. Scarborough is one and is set on the sun set coast only a short journey from Perth City. The white sand is easy on the feet and the views in any direction could only be classed as spectacular. The beach is patrolled by a number of surf lifesaving clubs.
Margaret River Western Australia
One of the major surfing beaches in Western Australia with constant swells with the bigger sets arriving in spring and winter with a wide variety of different breaks and clean, big waves.
World Qualifying Series event like the Margaret River Classic and the Margaret River Pro are held annually and attract tourists, surfers and professionals from all over the world including large crowds that watch events.
Bells Beach Victoria
Bells is located close to Torquay on the south coast of Victoria near the Great Ocean Road. The road is famous world wide for as it has dozens of breaks along the coast and draws a constant flow of surfers (bord riders) the year round.
The stand out beach is BELLS! An icon of Australia's surf scene and the Rip Curl Pro surfing contest part of the ASP World Championships held every year in Easter.
Mandalay Beach Western Australia
Mandalay Beach is located near Walpole in the south of Western Australia. When the tides are lower you are able to see parts of the exposed the shipwreck of the Norwegian vessel The Mandalay; interestingly the ship was wrecked in 1911.
Not the greatest beach to surfing due to the rips and high winds but this stretch of beautiful coastline also offers spectacular views of the Southern Ocean and Chatham Island which is a couple of kilometers offshore. Fishing is popular, the beach is a 20 minute drive west of Walpole and there is a walking trail to the beach.