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Australia is a continental island surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Oceans, with more than 40,000 kilometers of coastline and a variety of about 11,000 beaches!
They all have their own unique beauty, and you rest assured that, whichever beach you choose to visit, you’ll be amazed by unparalleled nature and perfect waves.
See our selection of some of Australia’s best beaches below, and get packing:
Byron Bay – Queensland
Byron Bay is a relatively small coastal city, but with a great tourist infrastructure. The region has a variety of beaches, from popular ones with calm waters, to surf spots in untouched parts of the coastline. It is possible to practice a wide range of activities in the region, including hiking, kayaking and surfing. Don’t forget to visit the lighthouse, which offers exuberant views of the entire area!
Bondi Beach - New South Wales
One of Australia's most famous postcards, this one-kilometre long beach is located in the city of Sydney. Besides sun, sand and surf, in Bondi you will also find a bar and restaurant scene, fashion boutiques and all sorts of accommodation. The place also hosts events all year long, from art shows to running marathons, making it one of Sydney's busiest beaches.
The busy Bondi Beach in Sydney
Whitehaven Beach – Queensland
This beach is situated in the Whitsunday Islands National Park, and its name does not lie: it is a true paradise with more than 4 km of extension, displaying the whitest sand that you’ll ever be able to find! As if this was not enough, the white sand banks are bathed by crystal clear waters, surrounded by protected vegetation. Definitely worth a visit!
Wineglass Bay – Tasmania
Tasmania Island is itself a beautiful and unique place, and it couldn’t be different when it comes to its beaches. Wineglass Bay, situated in Freycinet National Park, has an amazing nature, clear waves and exotic animals.
Wineglass Bay in Tasmania
Surfers Paradise Beach – Queensland
One of the most visited beaches in Australia, Surfers Paradise is a true delight to all kinds of people: the beach has perfect waves, good restaurants and a busy nightlife. The city is situated about 80 km from Brisbane, and is a perfect stop if you are on a road trip from Brisbane to Sydney.
Margaret River – Western Australia
The Margaret River region is located about 277km south of Perth, in the state of Western Australia. It is known globally for its wine production, splendid nature and surf breaks, hosting professional surf events every year. Margaret River attracts an estimated 500,000 visitors annually, and it is one of Australia's top travel destinations.
The amazing nature of Margaret River
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