Australian beaches


"Find your own best beach in Australia"

Australian beaches are outstanding and how could they not be with that amazing coastline. In my opinion, it has some of the best beaches in the world.

Whether you like the rough and tumble of the surf, relaxing on pristine white sands or touring around dramatic coastlines in your car, there is the perfect beach for everyone.

From my extensive tour of Australia here are my picks for best beaches or try my Beautiful Australian Beaches page for more hidden gems or my pick of the most Famous Australian Beaches





Wineglass Bay WhitehavenTurquoise Bay
Wine Glass Bay TasmaniaWhitehaven BeachTurquoise Bay
Lake McKenzieSnellings Beach Green Patch
Lake McKenzieSnellings BeachGreen Patch
Great Ocean Road Cottelsoe Beach Cable Beach Broome
Great Ocean DriveCottesloe BeachCable Beach Broome
Minnie Water Smiths Beach Western River Cove
Minnie WaterSmiths BeachWestern River Cove
Picnic Rocks Lucky Bay Seventy five mile beach
Picnic RocksLucky BaySeventy five mile beach

Why Are These The Best Beaches?


  • Whitehaven Beach - In the Whitsundays and particularly stunning
  • Cable Beach BroomeCamels, Sunsets and driving along 22km of uninterrupted beach.
  • Green Patch
  • - The beach that belongs in a movie scene-white sands and aqua waters.

  • Bondi Beach Australia
  • - Probably one of the most famous beaches. Come see what all the fuss is about.

  • Cottesloe Beach Just outside of Perth and a lively spot at the weekends.
  • Great Ocean Drive- more a selection of beaches on a stunning coastal drive. Just outside Melbourne. A journey not to be missed.
  • Snellings Beach - a small beach on Kangaroo Island. The approach from the top of a hill is lovely
  • Sorrento Australia - On the Mornington Peninsula an hour from Melbourne. This beach side town is full of lovely boutiques and has two beaches to enjoy
  • Wine Glass Bay Tasmania Worth the trip to Tazzie just to see this bay that genuinely does look like a wine glass.
  • Lake McKenzieNot strictly a beach but well worth of a mention.


  • Looking for great beaches in Florida? Then head to Best Florida Beaches.



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