List of beaches in Australia

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The Gold Coast consists of 70 kilometres (43 mi) of coastline with some of the most popular surf breaks.[1]

Beaches in Australia are plenty and in abundance due to the fact that Australia is surrounded by the ocean. Beaches are a common among with the population, and travelers alike, as over 85% of Australians live on the coast and the fact that most of Australia falls under the warm temperate and subtropical climate zones. Furthermore, Australia has a prominent beach culture, which is part of its national identity, with television shows, movies and songs being set in, or are about, beaches. This page features a list of beaches in Australia.[2]

New South Wales[edit]


Lady Robinsons Beach in Brighton-Le-Sands.
Wattamolla Beach in Royal National Park which features a lagoon.
Coogee Beach, view from Dolphin Point at the northern end
Hyams Beach in Jervis Bay, which features fine, radiantly white sand.
Seashells on Seven Mile Beach in the Kiama region.

Other regions[edit]

Northern Territory[edit]


Whitehaven Beach in Whitsunday Island.
Holloways Beach in Cairns.

South Australia[edit]

Maslin Beach in the City of Onkaparinga in Adelaide.


Ninety Mile Beach in East Gippsland.

Western Australia[edit]

Lucky Bay in southwest coast of Western Australia is another beach in the country known to have pure white sand.
Smiths Beach in Yallingup, WA.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Gold Coast Lifeguard Services". Retrieved 2 July 2010.
  2. ^ "The Beach - Australia's Culture Portal". 2008-03-17. Retrieved 2012-09-02.