Particularly notable are those sandy expanses within the Noosa National Park and around the Alexandra Headland. The yellow sand can be strewn with pebbles so bring good walking shoes. Facing east, this beach gets 1-1. Unsuspecting, Bribie Island's Woorim Beach is both beautiful and mostly flat. It's not the white towel of surrender — it's an indication that the nude revolution in Queensland is still on. The naked in their walking frames will be thrown off.
You can drive straight there along Birdie Beach Drive and even camp the night at nearby. Please please please don't swim in the river. The easiest way to get there is via ferry from Circular Quay to Watsons Bay Wharf, from where it's an easy one-kilometre walk. Be warned, though, it can feel less of a secret come weekends and school holidays. Bottomlessness is usually seen in private or hard-to-find beaches, but it can still happen in public beaches. Where buses and bikes rule with a cold, iron fist and trains may as well not have a time-list.
When you take off your clothes at , you are taking part in history. Because we're adventurous sorts, we know which one we'll go for. The Durvilles went on to start their first permanently nude residential colony, Heliopolis, on Le Levant island in the Mediterranean, a one-hour boat ride off the French Riviera. Underwater World, the Mooloolaba Holiday Park, Offshore Reef Fishing and the nearby Beacon Lighthouse Reserve all reside in this area, along with numerous beachfront eateries and bars, such as the Surf Club. Check the tides because there ain't much beach at high tide.
At times you might need to wade and splash through the energetic spray more than actually swim, but that's not always a bad thing. On my last visit there were four lifeguards just for us - drowning is not possible. Not to mention you are constantly surrounded by the rainforest rich in native flora and fauna. Where the dust settles for an Eastern coast rest and parking in the city is a hell of a test. Rainbow Beach It may require a little more effort to get here, but boy oh boy, is this kaleidoscope of sandy stretch worth the.
The fruit shop on James St sells those juices topped with fruit everyone has, serves up delicious filled pitas for lunch and , or are great places to go after dark. Getting there and more info Keep clothed from Noosa Main Beach and meander 3km along the tracks through the National Park to the very end. Surf-less needn't mean boring — take the chance to relax without dumping waves here's looking at you Kurrawa , re-teach yourself to float or challenge yourself to swim from one beach bank to the other. They're the kind of places where you can soak up the benefits of tea trees, scramble over rocks to secret coastal pockets, and look out from waterfall caves — and we've listed the ten we think Brisbanites should put on their summer itinerary, stat. To get to the gorge that keeps people trekking to Queensland's most impressive peak — after you've driven from Brisbane and through Beaudesert and Rathdowney, that is — you can choose to wade along a creek, or slither through a hole in a cave. Just after a cold one? The difference is a few grams of cotton or, worse, polyester. Maslin Beach — Adelaide, South Australia.
Park at the end of Middle Head Road and follow the signs marked Cobblers Beach. These resorts and clubs are also in the phone book. To enjoy its restorative powers, you'll need to head over the border and towards Ballina — this therapeutic freshwater swim is worth driving interstate for. Then take a Maslin Beach bus from the bus depot. The first nudist communities were built on islands or secreted behind converted chateau walls. North Swanbourne Beach — Perth, Western Australia The dividing line between the clothed and clothing optional parts of this beach has become blurred.
In 1976, as Premier of New South Wales, he legalised going in the buff here, turning Lady Bay into one of Australia's first legal naturist beaches. Located roughly an hour and a half to the north of Brisbane, this stretch is suitable for swimming, snorkelling and fishing. Jill and Ken have a contract with an Asian buyer who says he will keep the resort going but he is drilling test-holes searching for extractable sand ten metres below the surface. Complete with its fair share of history, there are two large concrete war bunkers here that are partially collapsing on the dunes. With an acclaimed epic-status thanks to its legit Coloured Sands, , and prime and , this gem is starting to become a reg on the social media circuit, so get in now before this low-key local beach haunt blows up in the best possible way. For more information about nude beaches visit Free Beaches Australia.
The nearest train station is Grant Street, about 2km away from the beach. But Jill and Ken need to retire. Cow Bay makes a great spot for a nude picnic or being at one with nature, but the crocodiles mean swimming is not recommended. The rules If you've never been to a nudist beach before, common sense and respect is all you need to try it out. At Minyon Falls in in the hinterland just outside of Byron Bay, there's no need to engage your brain's creative faculties to wonder what that might be like, because that's exactly what you'll find. Twisting Peacock Yoga studios in Perth have been at the forefront of the naked yoga trend.
See something you want the mods to look at? For the young, or the young at heart, Kings Beach also has it's very own water park. When she's not eating her way through the big smoke or cuddling dogs, you can find her Insta-snappin' Mother Nature in all her glory. As well as being a great place to paddle, kayak and canoe, the secluded, amber-stained spot is infused with the properties of the neighbouring tea trees, and is said to have rejuvenating benefits as a result. No lifeguards patrol the beaches on Moreton Island and there are often rips on this side to be wary of. As I am, I must ensure that I am hidden. The is a heritage-listed tidal pool that was built in the 1930s. They created this place back when Nimbin-style dreams gripped many in the nation, especially younger people.
There were no arrests at the games in Byron Bay. It's located between Wybung Head and the Budgewoi Peninsula, and is backdropped by the Munmorah State Conservation Area. In 2008 the council erected a sign that labels the 3km stretch of sand as a 'Clothing Optional Beach', and you're unlikely to get into hassle for stripping off, despite the State Government of technically tut-tutting it. So I spent my summer trawling secret beaches to find seven spots to enjoy almost alone. This is truly a paradise — no wonder volunteers arrive happily to help the proprietors mow the vast lawns, clean the toilet facilities and fix the equipment.