The #1 Authoritative List of Australia’s Best Beaches
The #1 Authoritative List of Australia’s Best Beaches

101 Best Beaches

#1 Nudey Beach

#2 Horrocks Beach

#3 Dreamtime Beach

#4 Cossies Beach

#5 Burleigh Heads

#6 Seal Rocks

#7 Bay of Fires

#8 Quobba Red Bluff

#9 Dolly Beach

#10 Second Valley

The authors of 101 Best Beaches

Brad Farmer and Andy Short _ Authors of 101 Best BeachesBrad Farmer (left), Andy Short (right)

Brad Farmer

Brad Farmer - Co author of 101 Best BeachesBrad has spent a lifetime exploring and protecting the world’s best beaches. After growing up on Queensland’s Gold Coast, he co-wrote the best seller and first Surfing Guide to Australia in 1985. A pioneer advocate for coastal preservation, he founded Ocean Care Day, the Surfrider Foundation, and the award-winning National, Regional and World Surfing Reserves movements. He has written about beaches for over 30 years, and has been to every accessible beach in Australia. A Global Beach Ambassador for Tourism Australia, he has called many an Australian beach home.

Prof. Andy Short OAM

Professor Andy Short - Co author of 101 Best BeachesProfessor Andrew Short OAM is widely regarded as the world's foremost authority on beaches. Author of 12 books and hundreds of scientific publications, he is the beach expert's expert, Professor Coast as he is sometimes called. After an acclaimed career dedicated to the study of coastal geomorphology, including documenting first hand every single beach in Australia, he now lives near his favourite surfing spot, somewhere on the NSW south coast

About the Book

Officially announcing the Best Australian Beaches for 2018 at Perth’s Cottesloe Beach on December 21 are Australia’s Foreign Minister Hon. Julie Bishop MP and Australia’s Beach Ambassador Brad Farmer.
Julie Bishop Attended the announcement