Flaherty Beach - Yorke Peninsula
Walking over the sand dunes from the parking lot to the beach, you’ll have to blink a few times to convince yourself that this is a real beach in South Australia. The sand blindingly white, little white sandbanks peak out of the shallow, turquoise water. It’s so pristine you could think you’ve ended up in one of these ads for a tropical destination. Only the missing palm trees along the shore remind us that we’re in South Australia, not the Maldives or Fiji.
Thanks to the beach being in a bay that's sheltered from the elements, it’s a very family-friendly place to spend the day. Couples love to go for a stroll in the ankle-deep water and while the beach isn’t too famous on social media yet, Flaherty Beach definitely has the potential.
Location: Point Turton, Yorke Peninsula
From Adelaide: 3h, 230km | 142mi
Best for: Families, couples
Good to know: Flaherty Beach allows cars on the beach and is dog-friendly.