Craving an Australian beach holiday? Learn about some of our iconic beach destinations.
There's Victoria's Great Ocean Road, which links famous surf beaches, tranquil seaside towns, whale lookouts and the Twelve Apostles. In Tasmania's Freycinet National Park, you can swim, fish and kayak against a backdrop of dusky pink mountains, blue-green sea and white sand.
Australia has many spectacular coastal journeys. Sail through the Whitsundays or hike the pristine coastline of Victoria's Wilsons Promontory. Drive from Sydney to Cairns along the breathtaking Pacific Coast Touring Route. In Western Australia, the Indian Ocean Drive links white beaches, coral reefs, fishing towns and national parks. The South West Beaches and Goldfields Drive meanders through Margaret River to the beach-blessed southern coast.
For more beach holiday ideas, read about Sydney's sparkling beaches and the cliff-hugging Bondi to Bronte coastal walk. We can guide you on Australia's surf beaches to help you plan your holiday to surf Australia!
Popular Beaches in Sydney and Surrounds
Popular Beaches in the Gold Coast and Surrounds
Byron Bay's top five bucket list experiences
Whether you’re a first timer or a seasoned visitor to Australia, chances are you haven’t experienced all Byron Bay has to offer. So, next time you visit the North Coast of New South Wales, tick these experiences off your bucket list.
Popular Beaches in the Sunshine Coast and Surrounds
Guide to Hervey Bay
Hervey Bay is an aquatic paradise north of Brisbane and one of the best places in Australia to experience nature in the wild. The safe, sheltered waters of Hervey Bay make it ideal for year-round water sports, from swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving to sailing and fishing.
Popular Beaches in Cairns and Surrounds
Popular Beaches in Melbourne and Surrounds
You can have all kinds of seaside sun in Torquay, but this picturesque holiday town is most famous for the surf beaches that surround it. Sitting south-west of Melbourne at the gateway to the Great Ocean Road, Torquay is fringed by some fantastic breaks with fairytale names.
Ninety Mile Beach
Ninety Mile Beach, located in the Gippsland region on Victoria's south-eastern coastline, is one of the longest uninterrupted beaches in the world. Stand on the beach and watch the beach disappear into the salty sea spray in the distance. You might find that your footprints are the only ones in the sand that day. This is one of the most natural and unspoilt beaches in the world and is ideal for activities from beach fishing and swimming to walking, whale and dolphin-spotting or just lazing in the sun. Sun, sand and lush national parks all create the perfect holiday environment.
Popular Beaches in Perth and Western Australia