Australia, being a coastal region, is famous for its beaches all around the world. These mesmerizing beaches are famous for surfing, swimming, fishing and also kayaking. Come and indulge yourself into the breathtaking experience of diving into these beaches. From a long list of beautiful beaches, we have narrowed down a list of Top 10 beaches, come have a look.
- Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island, Whitsundays, QLD
This untouched beach is the perfect example of natural beauty at its best leaving no doubt why this beach is topping not just our list but every list. The crystal clear aqua waters and pristine silica sand of this heaven stretches over seven kilometres along Whitsunday Island. The sand is undoubtedly the highlight here, although the stunning water and reef surroundings are certainly no slouch. At the northern end of Whitehaven beach is Hill Inlet, a stunning cove where the tide shifts the sand and water to create a beautiful fusion of colours. As the tide shifts, the white silica sand and turquoise shade of inlet blend seamlessly to create a breathtaking view of swirling Whitsunday colours.
- Cable Beach, Broome, WA
Broome Cable beach is known around the world for its 22kms of sun-kissed white sand, turquoise water, rich red soil and spectacular Indian Ocean Sunsets. What makes it special is the experience of taking in all its tropical splendour from the seat of a camel train. Shop for precious South Sea Pearls. Marvel at the natural phenomenon of the Staircase to the Moon. Learn about the oldest cultures of Earth. From pearl diving to dinosaur footprints, Broom’s history is captivating.
- Burleigh Heads Beach, Gold Coast, QLD
Burleigh being one of the best beaches on the Gold Coast is truly a surfers paradise. The Burleigh foreshore is home to towering Norfolk Island pine trees characteristic of the coast and in this parkland area there are many place in which you can picnic or barbeque. Despite its location, this untouched paradise is clean and pristine with great surf conditions and plenty of walking tracks to explore. Wildlife is also a common sight in area, with sea eagles, brush turkeys and dolphin pods often spotted.
- Noosa Main Beach, QLD
Noosa Main Beach is one of the very few beaches facing north which makes it perfect for swimming and amature surfers because of low waves. The beach is patrolled every day by life savers. Dolphins are frequent visitors to water here while whales visit during their annual migration season. Noosa Beach is a good fishing location, Bream, Dart, Whiting and Flathead can be caught all times.
- 75 Mile Beach, Fraser Island, QLD
75 Mile Beach is not really a swimming beach due to rough waters and a high shark population. It is however a great spot for ocean views and fishing. This stunning stretch of golden sand is a gazetted highway and landing strip for light aircraft. The hard packed sand below the high tide mark can make for quite smooth driving but care must be taken with speed as there are many deep washouts. This place has excellent highlights such as Champagne Pools, Indian Head, the Maheno Wreck and Eli Creek.
- Wineglass Bay, Tasmania
Wineglass Bay is a part of Freycinet National Park, and is several hours from both Hobart and Launceston. The picture perfect beach consists of stark white sand set against the area’s pink and white granite peaks, with a deep blue sea. Famous for fishing, sailing, kayaking, rock climbing and simple relaxing among the visitors. Access to Wineglass Bay is by boat or a one hour walk from Freycinet Resort passing a dedicated lookout with one of the best views in Australia looking over the perfectly symmetrical Wineglass Bay.
- Mandalay Beach, WA
Mandalay Beach is a great stop just off Highway 1 between Manjimup and Walpole. You can view the wild seas, large beach rips and stunning sea scenery from the elevated walking platform at the western end. This area is popular for fishing with from both beach and rocks. This is a very beautiful spot with boardwalks down to the rugged beach and whale watching lookouts for the annual migration along the coast.
- Byron Bay Beach, NSW
The main attraction of Byron Beach is it is the easternmost point of Australia. From the Cape you will see stunning views over the Bay to Mt Warning and the Border Ranges. In the appropriate season, Cape Byron is a great place for whale watching as the humpbacks migrate to their breeding grounds. Cape Byron is not all about sand and surf, if you walk up Lee Lane from the Captain Cook lookout, you will find yourself in littoral rainforest, with banksias, Bangalow palms, cabbage palms and melaleuca species.
- Lizard Island, QLD
Lizard Island sits on the eastern side of the great barrier reef is a granite island about 10 square kilometres in size, with three small islands near by: Palfrey, South and Bird. In order to travel to this paradise you need to dig deep in your pocket as there is only one accommodation facility available there offering you access to the most secluded and relatively undisturbed sections in the country with multiple amazing diving and snorkelling spots right at your doorstep that are brimming with brightly coloured reefs teaming with various fish.
- Bondi Beach, Sydney, NSW
Bondi has a thriving atmosphere and provides plenty of people-watching opportunities. The iconic beach is home to the first Surf Life Saving Club in the world which was founded more than 100 years ago. Throughout the year Bondi hosts a lot of local and international events from the annual City to Surf fun run to the festival of the Winds Kite Flying Festival. Bondi attracts a lot of swimmers, sunbathers and walkers alike, as its clean shores and close vicinity to the centre of Sydney making it an accessible and popular destination.