List of social nudity places in Oceania

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This is a list of social nudity places in Oceania for recreation. Includes free beaches (or clothing-optional beaches or nude beaches) and some resorts.


Current quasi-legal beaches are:

    • Alexandria Bay (known as "A Bay") near Noosa is a popular spot with nudists and arguably the most tolerated nude beach.
    • Bribie Island - Remote beaches on Bribie were once popular with nudists, though Moreton Bay rangers as well as police now regularly patrol this remote island.
  • South Australia
    • Maslin Beach [1]
    • Ocean Beach near Robe
    • Pelican Point, Barmera
    • Murrippi Beach, near Whyalla
  • Tasmania
    • Bakers Beach (not Legal, be discreet)
  • Victoria

Victoria has more than 2000 kilometres of coastline with hundreds of beaches.[2] Four of those beaches are legal clothes-optional beaches:[3]


  • Public nudity is illegal in Fiji, but nude sunbathing is legal on resorts.[4]

French Polynesia[edit]

  • Toplessness is allowed here, unlike most parts of the South Pacific, even though there are no official nudist beaches. Bottomlessness is usually seen in private or hard-to-find beaches, but it can still happen in public beaches.[5]


New Zealand[edit]

Laws against beech public nudity are generally not enforceable.

  • Little Palm Beach - Waiheke Island
  • Rarawa Nudist Beach
  • Peka Peka Beach - Kapiti Coast
  • Breaker Bay - Wellington
  • Ototoka Beach Via Wanganui
  • Uretiti Beach - Northland
  • Papamoa Beach - Bay of Plenty
  • Guysers Gaystay B&B (for men) - Rotorua
  • St Leonards Beach - North Shore, Auckland
  • Orpheus Bay - Auckland
  • Herne Bay- Auckland
  • Spencer Park Beach - Christchurch
  • Taylors Mistake Beach - Christchurch
  • Waimairi Beach - Christchurch


  1. ^ "SA Memory - Govt. makes bathing in nude legal at Maslins". The State Library of South Australia. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  2. ^ WA Today: Waves of fancy: Victoria's best beaches
  3. ^ Only Melbourne: Nude Beaches in Victoria
  4. ^ a b "Being Nude in Fiji? - Fiji Forum". TripAdvisor. Retrieved 2013-12-15. 
  5. ^ "About Tahiti and her capital city Papeete : Tahiti Sun Travel". Retrieved 2013-12-15. 

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