Point Gibbon (1) - Beach in Port Gibbon Franklin Harbour SA - SLS Beachsafe

Point Gibbon (1) SA

At Port Gibbon the red bluffs curve round to face southeast and run for 4 km out to the sand draped Point Gibbon. Between the port and the point are three narrow, lower energy bluff dominated beaches. A gravel road runs out along the top of the bluffs provide good access... Read more

At Port Gibbon the red bluffs curve round to face southeast and run for 4 km out to the sand draped Point Gibbon. Between the port and the point are three narrow, lower energy bluff dominated beaches. A gravel road runs out along the top of the bluffs provide good access to the second two beaches.Beach 624 is a 1.1 km long beach lying at the base of the 15 m high bluffs, with access only down the bluffs.

Swimming

The Point Gibbon beaches are usually calm and relatively safe, as is Mills Beach during low waves. However beware of the rips and rock reefs if any surf is running.

Surfing

Chance of a beach break at Mills during higher southerly waves.

Fishing

The Point Gibbon ramp is the focus for boat fishing, with the best beach fishing in the persistent rip holes along Mills Beach.

General

The boat ramp and Mills Beach are both relatively popular locations.

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Unpatrolled Unpatrolled Change Day

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.

Information

About

Port Gibbon, SA 5602

Length:
1.1km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
2/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 sa0624

Nearby beaches

Marine Warnings

Sun, 26 May 16:21
Marine Wind Warning Summary for South Australia

Sun, 26 May 16:13
Warning to Sheep Graziers


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.

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