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Henley Beach on a quiet Spring weekday
Photo: Henley Beach on a quiet Spring weekday

Beaches of Adelaide (North)

See the Adelaide City Map.

Glenelg Beach

Beaches north of Glenelg

Beaches north of the historic Glenelg include West Beach, Henley, Grange and Semaphore. They have Surf Life Saving Clubs so are more safe for families when patrolled, bearing in mind that you need to swim between the flags.

Most of the beaches here have excellent places to jog or just walk on their long promenade, or along the watermark. Being waveless, good for wind surfing when there is wind and peaceful swims, long or short.

The waters here of the Gulf of St. Vincent are noted for its cleaniness. Bordered by Yorke Peninsula and the Fleurieu Peninsula (West and East, respectively) with its entrance to the Southern Ocean.

West Beach

The beachside suburb of West Beach with its West Beach S.L.S.C. has soft white sands that stretch north and south. Like all of Adelaide’s beaches, it is very popular in summer.

Henley

Henley Beach also has a long beach that stretches south and northwards, where Grange is located. Another feature of this pretty beach is the long jetty, a favourite shading place on long hot summer days.

Grange

Grange Beach, fronting the beachside suburb of the same name. Also has a long jetty stretching out into the Gulf of St. Vincent. Noted for its lack of crowds when other beaches near the city centre would be more crowded.

Great for swimming, as it is located in a cove.

See the website of the:

Grange Beach S.L.S.C.

Semaphore

The north-west Adelaide suburb of Semaphore is also located on the Gulf of St. Vincent shoreline. The beach is backed by an excellent collection of restaurants and eateries.

Semaphore Beach S.L.S.C.

Beaches of Adelaide SW

South West of the City: Beaches of Adelaide

Accommodation at Adelaide Beaches

Options include major hotel chains, motels, backpacker hostels, caravan parks and bed & breakfast places to stay:

Adelaide Hotels

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Grange Beach and Jetty
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