Red House Bay - Beach in Willoughby Kangaroo Island SA - SLS Beachsafe

Red House Bay SA

Red House Bay occupies the eastern third of the larger Antechamber Bay. The bay shore contains a 2.3 km long, north facing, lower energy sandy beach (KI-55), with a steep beach, no bar and seagrass meadows just off the beach. Seagrass debris often accumulates along the beach. The beach is... Read more

Red House Bay occupies the eastern third of the larger Antechamber Bay. The bay shore contains a 2.3 km long, north facing, lower energy sandy beach (KI-55), with a steep beach, no bar and seagrass meadows just off the beach. Seagrass debris often accumulates along the beach. The beach is backed by a steep, 20 to 30 m high bluff, then grassy slopes rising to 100 m.

Swimming

The Chapman River mouth and adjoining beach is a popular summer and holiday camping and swimming area. The beach is relatively safe under normal low wave conditions.

Surfing

Usually no surf.

Fishing

The river when closed or open is always a popular spot, as well as the rocks at the northern end of the main beach.

General

An isolated but nonetheless relatively popular spot during the holiday periods.

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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

Willoughby, SA 5222

Includes beaches:
Cuttle Fish Bay, Snapper Point (west), Cape Coutts (south 1), Cape Coutts (south 2), Antechamber Bay, Pink Bay, Cape Willoughby, Windmill Bay, Cape Hart (1)

Length:
2.3km

General Beach Hazard Rating:
3/10 (Least hazardous)

Beach Key:
 saKI055

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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