I am of a bit of a beach bum. If you are like me, I bet that the beaches found in Australia will satisfy your needs. It is true that there are a lot of beautiful and amazing beaches around the world, but those of Australia are special somehow.
In Australia, you will never short of an idyllic setting. Miles upon of powder, soft, and crystal turquoise waters can’t be found nowhere else but in this beautiful country.
Have you ever heard of the Gold Coas? I bet you have never heard of it. This place is one of the rare places that can have its own top 10 beaches in the world.
If you’re planning to visit Australia in the future, this post is specifically for you. I will provide you with a list of beaches that are worth visiting and spending some time in. Here is a list of the best beaches in Australia.
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1- Gold coast beaches
Along its long stretch of coastline, this place, called gold coast, has a variety of amazing beaches that you should visit. This city deserves to be the postcard picture for Australia. Its abundance of different beautiful beaches makes it a worth visiting place.
If you are into quite swimming, enjoying a good book and relaxing, what I recommend is a quite beach. Crowded beaches may make it hard for you to relax and have a good time with your family. To avoid crowds, Kirra beach is the best option for you. At this beach, you can take some amazing photos. The wonderful and impressive skyline opposite is a good background for your family photos.
2- moloolaba beach
This beach is a perfect destination for you if you are a swimmer, body surfer, or board surfer. It is relatively sheltered, because it is north facing.
If you go there, don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy the unique rock pools there. Additionally, another event that you don’t wanna miss is The Yacht Races that are held there.
For scenic views and great food, you can find a lot of good restaurants and bars in the area.
3- Turquoise Bay beach
This beach has got its name from exactly what you’re thinking of. The soft white sand against the blue hues make the view extraordinary. Turquoise is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Australia.
It is located in the Cape Range National Park. Like every most beaches in Australia, this beach also has some unique activities that you can enjoy. You don’t want to miss the opportunity to scuba dive with octopuses and turtles that are regularly seen there.
4- Noosa Main beach
You will find out what this area really has to offer once you go to this quality beach. Located in the sunshine coast, this beach is a piece of art.
It is ideal for swimming because of its calm pristine waters and golden sand. A strong point for this beach is that it is easily accessible. Moreover, it is rich in both onshore wildlife and marine.
If you have enough luck, you have a great chance of seeing whales and dolphins just off the beach area.
5- Mandalay bay beach
Uniqueness is one of the characteristics of this beach. This untouched and rugged beach has a unique natural beauty that makes it one of the most pictured beaches in Australia.
If you want to take pictures there, the untamed wilderness and the rocky headlands in background will add an extra to your pictures.
6- Bondi beach
If you are a beginner surfer looking for short waves to practice your surfing skills, Bondi beach is the perfect destination for you. The beautiful atmosphere makes it a good place to do surfing. Moreover, the area is awash with other surfers that you can learn from.
After the practice, you can relax while enjoying a drink in one of bars and cafes located near the beach. For cocktails, Iceberg is the best place.
7- Wineglass Bay
This beach is located in the Freycinet National Park. It can be quite hard to reach to this beach, but the experience is worth giving it a try. You will forget the effort once you get there.
The contrast made by the turquoise water, the pink granite peaks, and the pristine beach looks amazing, especialy at the sunset.
8- surfers paradise
80 kilometres away from Brisbane, there is this paradise that has its own charm. The warm clean water and the soft golden sand.
As its name says, this beach is a good destination for surfers. The warm water makes it a wonderful place for surfing, even in spring.
You can also enjoy the cold drinks at the near restaurants
9- Cable beach
Are you one of the people that love watching the sun go down while enjoying a drink? I have a suggestion for you if you go to Cable beach. You can go to an aptly called “Sunset bar”, get a drink of your choice, and enjoy magic.
If you want to get a little bit closer to the view, sunset camel rides are your best option. The camels will take you across the beach. You can enjoy watching the sun going down while taking pictures of this amazing moment.
This beach is also a good place for distance walking.
10- Rapid Bay Beach
100 kilometers away from Adelaide, there is this small beautiful beach called Rapid bay. This amazing place is still considered as a hidden secret. You can visit it if you’re into discovering new places.
At this beach, there is not only tropical marine life, but also different shipwrecks to explore. It is an ideal destination for snorkellers.