Port Wakefield

Unpatrolled Unpatrolled

Port Wakefield ‘beach’ (243) offers the safest and most suitable swimming beach on St Vincent Gulf north of Adelaide. An arm of the Wakefield River has been dammed creating a 200 m long 50 m wide tidal pool and beach (Fig. 4.81). The eastern side of the beach is bordered by a... Read more

Port Wakefield ‘beach’ (243) offers the safest and most suitable swimming beach on St Vincent Gulf north of Adelaide. An arm of the Wakefield River has been dammed creating a 200 m long 50 m wide tidal pool and beach (Fig. 4.81). The eastern side of the beach is bordered by a shady picnic area and playground, a car park and the caravan park, with a footbridge across to the western side which has some shade shelters.

General

The best place to cool of north of Adelaide and right next to all the necessary amenities, as well as ‘downtown’ Port Wakefield.

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TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
22°C
Water
22°C
UV Rating
12 / 11

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Formal parking area
Camping
Caravan park
Drinking water
Other facilities
Toilets Block M/F
Unspecified
Saturday, 22 Jan 11:02

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.


Port Wakefield, SA 5550
Length: 0.2km
General Hazard Rating: 1/10 (Least hazardous)
Beach Key: sa0243
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Beach at capacity
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Beach nearing capacity
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