Maybe it’s time to have a vacation Australia style with thousands of miles of coastline you are sure to find some of the most beautiful beaches in the world!
Obviously there are many thousands of miles of fantastic beaches throughout Australia so with so many to chose from we have complied a list of the top 15 beaches which we think you might enjoy the most, put them in alphabetical order and given a little information to entice you to learn more before you book your vacation to pristine Aussie beaches.
1 Agnes Water
Agnes Water is Queensland’s most northern surf beach and is at the top of a line of beautiful pristine beaches that move up the coast from Bundaberg. Asside from relaxing on the beach you can also find other activities such as Four Wheel Driving through rugged coastal parks, deep sea fishing and an adventure tour aboard the amphibious LARC vessel. Agnes Water is also one of the closest mainland points to the Great Barrier Reef.
2 Bells Beach
Situated on the edges of surfers haven, Torquay town, this is one of the world’s most famous surfing beaches and home to the iconic Rip Curl Pro Surfing contest and its associated music festival.
3 Bondi Beach
Australia’s most famous beach and mecca for tourists, lifesavers, surfers and sun worshippers. Bondi is a typical example of Sydney’s beach culture and just a couple of minutes drive from the center of the city. If you like your beaches packed and alive with activity this could be the place for you.
4 Byron Bay
The most eastern point of the Australian continent and very popular amongst surfing enthusiast. Over the last 40 years Byron Bay has been transformed into a beach resort for those who like an alternative lifestyle with amazing surfing beaches and beautiful rainforests.
5 Cable Beach
Known as being one of the most stunning beaches in the world with twenty-two kilometres of pristine white sands fringing the tropical turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. There are huge tides here that can reach over 30 feet but Cable Beach is a bay and gives shelter from the swells making it an ideal environment for beach lovers.
6 Cottesloe Beach
One of Perth’s most popular beaches and a truly wonderful place to visit with offering swimming, surfing, snorkeling and great fishing as well as just relaxing and enjoying the beach, waves and sun.
7 Four Mile Beach
Named so because it has four miles of clean pristine white sand. Located close to Cairns and situated on one of Australia’s most scenic coastal routes in an area rich in rainforest mountains with beautiful Coral Seas.
8 Gold Coast
Located in Queensland’s south the Gold Coast is an amazing destination full of wonderful contrasts. Known for its sophistication beach with the glamour of being a surfers paradise but also has action-packed theme parks as well as many wildlife sanctuaries also championship golf courses, great shopping and surrounded by lush rainforest.
9 Hyams Beach
This famous beach is known to have the whitest sand in the world, the sun reflects off of the water making the soft sand look even whiter making this a brilliant destination for family vacations.
10 Manly Beach
Only reachable by a ferry ride which takes around thirty minutes from Sydney Harbor, this famous surf beach is situated on the Pacific Ocean and is very popular for swimming, windsurfing, parasailing, snorkeling, kayaking, surfing and scuba diving.
11 Ninety Mile Beach
Situated 150 miles from Melbourne the Ninety Mile Beach is famous for having some of Australia’s best surf fishing but is also perfect for swimming, fishing, boating and sailing.
12 Noosa Heads
Many holiday makers flock to Noosa from all over the globe who love the lifestyle of this exceptional village on the coast. Attracting beach lovers and those who enjoy surfing and waterspots in this exclusive and beautiful location. The New York Times named Noosa as the place “that appreciates nature and the good life”.
Just 15 minute drive from the center of Perth city, Scarborough is most famous for its consistant sunny weather, many popular beaches and a relaxed fun loving lifestyle.
14 Surfers Point
If you are a surfing fanatic you’ll no doubt heard of Margaret River’s Surfers Point, when the surf is up surfers from all over come in their droves. Known for its massive, powerful waves and swells that can carry surfers for up to 500 metres on perfect days. Not recommended for novice surfing but if you have some experience on a board, then you’ll find some of the best surfing to be found anywhere in the world.
15 Whitehaven Beach
Situated on the uninhabited island of Whitsunday Island in Queensland sweeping up towards the Great Barrier Reef with a beach four mile long beach amde up of the purest white silica sand falling off into beautiful blue azure waters. It is said that the beach is so dazzling that it hurts you eyes if you try to look at it without sunglasses, it can only be reached by boats offering day trips from Airlie Beach on the Australian mainland.
Vacation Australia – Top 15 Aussie Beaches To Visit
Do you agree with our choices or do you have somewhere better that we have missed out?