Lucky Bay

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Lucky Bay is a beach in Australia that is located in a place known as Upper Eyre Peninsula, which is found in the region of SA, Australia.

Lucky Bay Review

Lucky Bay gets a ranking of 81 out of a possible 100.

Lucky Bay is considered an extremely disirable beach in SA, and is a selection that many people recommend when choosing a beach in Australia.

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Lucky Bay


The official name of this beach is Lucky Bay.

It is located in the area of Upper Eyre Peninsula, and has some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia, in the region of SA.

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Is Lucky Bay a top ranked beach in Australia?

So, when it comes to comparing Lucky Bay 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 Lucky Bay makes the list of most beautiful beaches in Australia!

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Holiday in Lucky Bay

Upper Eyre Peninsula is a place in SA 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 Lucky Bay.

Camping in Lucky Bay

If you intend on camping in Lucky Bay it is best to see if a booking is required beforehand. When permitted, choosing to go free camping in Lucky Bay is acceptable, but it is important you follow the local rules of Upper Eyre Peninsula.

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

Fishing in Lucky Bay

Many areas through Australia and particularly in Upper Eyre Peninsula require a fishing licence to legally go fishing. If you want to go fishing in Lucky Bay it is recommended that you obtain the adequate recreational fishing licence.

Swimming in Lucky Bay

Througout Australia and in places such as Upper Eyre Peninsula, swimming in the ocean and waterways can be extremly dangerous. When swimming in Lucky Bay, please be mindful of rip currents, ocean conditions, big swells, drops offs, rocks and marine stingers and predators.

Always swim between the flags in Lucky Bay where available. Never swim alone!

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

Accomodation in Lucky Bay

Like many areas throughout Australia, beaches in areas like Upper Eyre Peninsula can be quite remote. This means there may be limited accomadation options. If it does exist, accomodation deals in Lucky Bay can be found online.

Marine and Wildlife in Lucky Bay

Please note - many Australian speicies are protected, and SA is no exception. Do not feed local wildlife and please be aware you are visiting their natural habitat around Upper Eyre Peninsula.

Some common types of marine or wildlife you may find at Lucky Bay may include:

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

Wildlife life in Lucky Bay: Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Kookaburras, Seagulls, Snakes, Lizards, Cockatoos, Possums.

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Surfing in Lucky Bay

Experienced surfers will find SA conditions vary from day to day. It is advised to always wear a wetsuit and never surf in Lucky Bay alone.

Boating in Lucky Bay

Please enquire directly with Lucky Bay or the office of Upper Eyre Peninsula to obtain the rules around the prospect of boating in Lucky Bay.

Other notes:

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

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