Fairhaven Beach

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Beaches in Great Ocean Road

Fairhaven Beach is a beach in Australia that is located in a place known as Great Ocean Road, which is found in the region of VIC, Australia.

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Fairhaven Beach gets a ranking of 83 out of a possible 100.

Fairhaven Beach is considered an extremely disirable beach in VIC, and is a selection that many people recommend when choosing a beach in Australia.

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Fairhaven Beach


The official name of this beach is Fairhaven Beach.

It is located in the area of Great Ocean Road, and has some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia, in the region of VIC.

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Is Fairhaven Beach a top ranked beach in Australia?

So, when it comes to comparing Fairhaven Beach with the rest, is it in the Top 10 beaches in Australia? Is it in the Top 20 beaches in Australia? Well, the best way to find out is to check our Current Australia Best Beach Rankings and see if Fairhaven Beach makes the list of most beautiful beaches in Australia!

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Holiday in Fairhaven Beach

Great Ocean Road is a place in VIC that is very enjoyable to visit and provides a great environment for a holiday.

There have been no negative reports recieved from Locals, Tourists, Fishermen, Surfers, Swimmers or Campers at Fairhaven Beach.

Camping in Fairhaven Beach

If you intend on camping in Fairhaven Beach it is best to see if a booking is required beforehand. When permitted, choosing to go free camping in Fairhaven Beach is acceptable, but it is important you follow the local rules of Great Ocean Road.

Generally coastal areas in Australia like Fairhaven Beach have a myriad of options for caravans, caravan parks, tents and campgrounds.

Fishing in Fairhaven Beach

Many areas through Australia and particularly in Great Ocean Road require a fishing licence to legally go fishing. If you want to go fishing in Fairhaven Beach it is recommended that you obtain the adequate recreational fishing licence.

Swimming in Fairhaven Beach

Througout Australia and in places such as Great Ocean Road, swimming in the ocean and waterways can be extremly dangerous. When swimming in Fairhaven Beach, please be mindful of rip currents, ocean conditions, big swells, drops offs, rocks and marine stingers and predators.

Always swim between the flags in Fairhaven Beach where available. Never swim alone!

It is highly recommended you visit Beach Safe Australia before visiting Fairhaven Beach to ensure you are prepared for the weather and tidal conditions.

Accomodation in Fairhaven Beach

Like many areas throughout Australia, beaches in areas like Great Ocean Road can be quite remote. This means there may be limited accomadation options. If it does exist, accomodation deals in Fairhaven Beach can be found online.

Marine and Wildlife in Fairhaven Beach

Please note - many Australian speicies are protected, and VIC is no exception. Do not feed local wildlife and please be aware you are visiting their natural habitat around Great Ocean Road.

Some common types of marine or wildlife you may find at Fairhaven Beach may include:

Marine life in Fairhaven Beach: Sharks, Whales, Stingrays, Manta Rays, Turtles, Seals, Dolphins, Starfish, Jellyfish, Blue Bottles, Crabs.

Wildlife life in Fairhaven Beach: Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Kookaburras, Seagulls, Snakes, Lizards, Cockatoos, Possums.

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Surfing in Fairhaven Beach

Experienced surfers will find VIC conditions vary from day to day. It is advised to always wear a wetsuit and never surf in Fairhaven Beach alone.

Boating in Fairhaven Beach

Please enquire directly with Fairhaven Beach or the office of Great Ocean Road to obtain the rules around the prospect of boating in Fairhaven Beach.

Other notes:

There is no information available that confirms whether Fairhaven Beach is one of the limited nude beaches in Australia. As a general rule, unless there is clear signage, you cannot assume a beach in VIC is one of the few permitted topless beaches in Australia.

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