Shores Of Splendour: 10 Best Beaches Of Australia

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Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island, Queensland

Whitehaven Beach is famous for its 7-kilometre stretch of white silica sand and clear turquoise waters. Visitors can also see sand patterns at Hill Inlet and snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef.

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Bondi Beach, Sydney, New South Wales

Bondi is renowned for its golden sand and excellent surfing. The surrounding area offers a vibrant beach culture with cafes, shops, and the Bondi to Coogee coastal walk. Bondi Icebergs Pool and the annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition are must-see attractions.

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Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland

Four Mile Beach near the Great Barrier Reef is a perfect tropical getaway. Its calm waters make it ideal for swimming. Explore the nearby Daintree Rainforest or Port Douglas, or snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef.

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Hyams Beach, Jervis Bay, New South Wales

Hyams Beach is famous for its pure white sand, ideal for swimming, snorkelling, and picnics. Booderee National Park is nearby, home to diverse wildlife and offering the chance to spot dolphins and whales.

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Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland

Surfers Paradise is a surfer's haven in the lively Gold Coast. Enjoy breathtaking views from the SkyPoint Observation Deck, explore theme parks like Dreamworld and Warner Bros. Movie World, and experience the bustling Cavill Avenue.

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Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania

Wineglass Bay, part of Freycinet Peninsula, has pink and white granite sands. It's not a traditional beach but offers views of Hazards mountain range, hiking trails, and local wildlife.

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Manly Beach, Sydney, New South Wales

Manly Beach, a popular coastal spot near Sydney, offers a long sandy stretch and great surfing. The area has shops, restaurants and a laid-back vibe. Visitors can enjoy the Manly Scenic Walkway, Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, and snorkelling at Shelly Beach.

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Noosa Main Beach, Noosa, Queensland

Noosa Main Beach is a beautiful north-facing beach for swimming and family activities. Hastings Street, famous for shopping and dining, backs it. The Noosa National Park, Fairy Pools, cafes, and boutiques are nearby.

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Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia

Cable Beach boasts 22 km of white sand and stunning sunsets. Named after an undersea cable, it offers camel rides, the Staircase to the Moon, and historic Broome.

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75 Mile Beach, Fraser Island, Queensland

Fraser Island's 75 Mile Beach is a major driving route that leads to numerous attractions, including the Maheno Shipwreck, Eli Creek for freshwater swimming, Champagne Pools with natural rock pools, and the vibrant coloured sands of The Pinnacles.

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