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Happy Valley beach (FR8D) runs for 7 km from Chard Rocks to Rainbow Gorge and includes the beach resort and camping area at Happy Valley (actually two small adjoining valleys). It also includes the Enchanted Valley and the small settlements at the Oaks and on protruding Yidney Rocks. The beach ends at the colourful Rainbow Valley. Beach conditions remain the same, with a rip-dominated inner bar, trough and outer bar. The backing 100 m high dune field contains Yidney Lake, Lake Garawongera and the Kirrar sand blow.
Beach Length: 0.375km
General Hazard Rating: 7/10

Patrolled Beach Flag Patrols

There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Safety section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches. Click here to visit general surf education information.


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Camping Prohibited
No Littering
Fires Prohibited
No Alcohol


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SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.