With nearly 30,000 kilometers of coastline and natural riches Australia is a real paradise! On this coastline, you will find over 10,685 beaches for us beach lovers. If you thought they all look alike we will prove you wrong! White of golden sand, touristic or wild, surfing or fishing…there is a beach for everyone! Let’s explore the 15 best beaches in Australia
Whitehaven Beach – Witsundays (QLD)
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In this archipelago of seventy four islands, there are some of the best beaches in Australia. However, it is Whitehaven Beach that attracts tourists from all over the world. This beach has a very white and extremely fine sand, as well as turquoise water. You can fly over this dreamy beach by helicopter or seaplane or just walk.
Wineglass Bay (Tasmania)
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If you go through Tasmania during your road trip make sure to take a ride to the Freycinet National Park. Among the Granite mountains, you will find Wineglass bay. You can get a breathtaking view while walking to the top of the mountains. Its rounded shape will seduce you for sure!
Bondi Beach (Sydney)
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The reputation of Bondi Beach in Sydney is well established. It is undoubtedly the most famous beach in Australia. It is known for its beautiful waves and great surfing!
Main Beach – Byron Bay (NSW)
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This large and beautiful beach is in Byron Bay’s shopping street. It is lined with green and shaded places that are ideal if it is too hot during the day. You also have a beautiful view of the Old Lighthouse.
75 Mile Beach (QLD)
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Want to be immersed in the wilderness? Fraser Island is the perfect place for that. This huge island has some of the best beaches in Australia, such as 75 Mile Beach. One of the few beaches you can drive your 4 x 4 on! An excursion to Fraser Island is almost inevitable if you visit the East Coast of Australia.
Bells Beach – Great Ocean Road (VIC)
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High cliffs surround this beach. It is known as a great surf sport because of its exceptional waves. But regardless of whether you enjoy surfing this beach is worth a visit. The cliffs provide a great view.
Hyams Beach – Shoalhaven (NSW)
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Only three hours from Sydney you will find this paradise with white sand and turquoise water. It is large enough to make you feel alone in the world.
Main Beach – Noosa Heads (QLD)
Noosa Heads is the ideal destination to relax on the Sunshine Coast. The main Beach is the perfect location to hang out after a stroll in the National Park.
Cable Beach – Broome (WA)
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A beautiful beach on the West coast near Broome. Ideal for walking during the day, but also perfect to admire a stunning sunset in the evening. One of the most popular activities here are camel rides!
Tuquoise Bay – Exmouth (WA)
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As the name suggests, this beach was extremely clear and turquoise water. This makes it the ideal spot for snorkelling provided you respect the flora and fauna of this exceptional place.
Shell Beach – Shark Bay (WA)
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This beach is located around Monkey Mia. It is distinctive for being covered by small white shells. This makes it unique, and with its crystal clear waters, we can only recommend you stop here!
Twilight Beach – Esperance (WA)
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Another beautiful beach located in Western Australia is in Esperance! Its characteristic rocks and its turquoise water will offer you a beautiful spot to spend a good day taking beautiful pictures.
Two People’s Bay – Albany (WA)
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The Bay is located in the Two People National Park about thirty kilometres from Albany. As the photo suggests, it is a place worth visiting!
Mission Beach (QLD)
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The perfect stop after or before a trip to the Great Barrier Reef. You have access to a few small islands from this beach.
Hellfire Beach – Cape Grand National Park (WA)
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One of the best beaches in Australia. Soft white sand, clear waters and surrounded by beautiful nature. It is the ideal beach to enjoy a bit of paradise!
Updated on the 29/10/2019. Initially published on the 25/4/2018.