Top 10 Aussie Beaches
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Let’s face it we don’t get a lot of what you would call ‘hot’ weather here in the UK, in Oz they have no such problem. And where else would you want to be in sweltering heat than on the beach? Australia has some of the best in the world – hundreds of fabulous, sandy beaches, crystal clear waters with the sort of waves most surfers can only dream about and glorious year round sunshine. PERFECT! Here are our top 10 favourite beach hang-outs down under....... Bondi Beach The king of beaches in Australia, and the most famous, has to be Sydney’s Bondi Beach. It is one of the best known stretches of sandy paradise in the world. It is a sunbathers and surfers mecca and being in close proximity to several pubs and bars and hosts regular entertainment nights for backpackers. Cairns Cairns in Queensland is another favourite destination for beach lovers, not least because it is the ideal base for exploring the spectacular Great Barrier Reef. Cairns beaches, known locally as the Northern Beaches, are long and golden, including Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Snorkelling, scuba diving, surfing and just plain splashing around in the waves, it’s all on your doorstep in Cairns. Four Mile Beach - Port Douglas Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas is known for being a little slice of heaven. Beginning at the northern rocky headland it continues for four more miles without any buildings interrupting the pristine views. Hervey Bay If you want to see whales then this is the place for you! Hervey Bay is also pretty ideal for swimming, sailing, fishing, diving, sea kayaking and skiing. It is also home to Fraser Island, a fascinating mix of sand and rainforest, which attracts countless visitors from four-wheel drive enthusiasts to fishermen and nature lovers as well as those seeking to experience a truly unspoilt slice of wilderness. Yamba
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