Goolwa Beach

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Goolwa Beach

What you can expect

The south-mid coast of SA is home to a number of long, clean and downright pristine beaches that are ripe for general beach enjoyment, but it's also a standout part of the country for those seeking quality breaks on which to surf. The stretch from Goolwa to the Yorke Peninsula in particular contains some excellent surf spots for both advanced and beginner surfers alike, with numerous pockets of beach that make it possible to find a quality 3 to 5 foot surf break that you can have almost entirely to yourself - the uncrowded nature of the region definitely works in surfer's favour here. Middleton beach near Goolwa is an ever-popular spot for aspiring surfers and first-timers looking to learn the craft, while more advanced riders can venture further afield to the Yorke Peninsula that boasts a number of quality reef and beach breaks intermingled with calmer sections. With a range of spots to choose from including Pondalowie Bay, Richards, Salmon Hole, Chinaman's and more, there are enough available breaks in the region to enjoy a quality ride all year round.


What you need to know

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  • Unpatrolled beach
  • Strong currents
  • Popular surfing beach
Popular surfing beach
Scenic stretch of beach
Close proximity to Victor Harbor
Strong currents
4WD access to the beach
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