Post Office Rock - Beach in Beachport Wattle Range SA - SLS Beachsafe

Post Office Rock

Unpatrolled Unpatrolled

The Beachport scenic drive continues on past Salmon Hole for another 2 km to a car park above Wooley Rock. The sealed then gravel rock provides excellent access to four beaches, with six car park providing space for 200 cars.Post Office Rock, which does have a makeshift postbox on its... Read more

The Beachport scenic drive continues on past Salmon Hole for another 2 km to a car park above Wooley Rock. The sealed then gravel rock provides excellent access to four beaches, with six car park providing space for 200 cars.Post Office Rock, which does have a makeshift postbox on its crest, is a prominent 15 m high calcarenite headland that separates Salmon Hole from the Post Office beach (77). This 300 m long curving beach is well-protected Post Office and the northern Cowrie Island head, which results in a low wave, steep barless beaches, and provides one of the safer swimming beaches on the drive.

Swimming

Of these four beaches, Post Office Rock is the calmest and safest, with the other three having higher waves, rocks, reefs and rips.

Surfing

There are a few close-in reef breaks along Wooley Rock beach.

Fishing

The rocks, rips and reef offer excellent fishing spots.

General

A very accessible and popular stretch of coast, heavily utilised during the holiday periods.

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TODAY'S UPDATE

Weather
10°C
Water
14°C
UV Rating
7 / 11

Hazards

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Formal parking area
Monday, 26 Oct 8:41

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Beachport, SA 5280
Length: 0.3km
General Hazard Rating: 3/10 (Least hazardous)
Beach Key: sa0077