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Cactus Beach, Penong

#29 of 36 in Beaches in South Australia
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Cactus Beach is a beach located 21 km south of Penong in South Australia. It is a renowned surfing location with two left-hand and one right-hand surfing breaks.
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  • Once we found the spot, as it was not sign posted - so when you see all the caravans and tents take a right and you will get to Cactus Beach. Also no signage when you arrive! We asked a local...  more »
  • Our second visit in two years, and it’s still as great as the first time. Laid back vibe and really nice managers who take their time to get to know you and what your travelling plans are. Flushing...  more »
  • “Driving through the dunes leading to Cactus Beach in South Australia is a surreal experience. It’s like wandering into a fairytale! Seeing Australia’s pink salt lakes for the first time, there’s just no mistaking that Mother Nature is all kinds of wonderful!”
  • The simplicity and authenticity of this place is amazing, limited phone reception and a tight knit camp ground community that gathers by the fire each night creates a very homely feel, you always feel welcomed and makes you appreciate everything in your life.. Oh, did I mention there's a several waves of world class quality for the most elite to playful waves for beginners within walking distance?

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