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Nice Beach a Little Dissapointed

Drove to Rapid Bay it took 1hr 34mins (approx 101 kms) from Adelaide. Very quiet place with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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A long drive to get there.

It is a big up hill and down hill drive to get there. Beach is sandy and a great jetty to fish... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
David A
Berri, Australia
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“southern end”(2 reviews)
Finnis Drive, Rapid Bay, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove to Rapid Bay it took 1hr 34mins (approx 101 kms) from Adelaide. Very quiet place with camping grounds next to the beach with a really long jetty on the southern end. The beach is picturesque, nice blue water (not turquoise) with no waves with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

It is a big up hill and down hill drive to get there. Beach is sandy and a great jetty to fish off. You need a car to get around.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank David A
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Beautiful beach, cliffs, jetty, Cockatoo filled trees, gentle waves, picturesque solo Norfolk pines, and good camping

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank cjdotheworld
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Really picturesque place with cliffs, beach and caves and jetty to investigate. Looks like it would be safe for young families and retired couples. Very quiet place with camping grounds next to the beach. Really long jetty on the southern end where lots of people...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Mytravadv
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Love Rapid Bay, it’s basic toilets only and a BBQ, there’s nothing to do other than stroll Along the beach, walk the hill, walk along the jetty. But if it’s somewhere quiet and yet busy at the same time then this is for you. Basic...More

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank Simone M
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Positives:- Nice grassy area to camp and a good place to try some fishing. The beach is within walking distance, although be prepared that the beach is very stoney in parts. Exploring; You will have a nice long walk to the Jetty and another long...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank BrynP38
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Rapid Bay is very different to it’s neighbour Second Valley. We camped there this first weekend of February and it was packed. There are no powered sites, no showers and none of the facilities you would get in caravan parks. It’s like free camping but...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank CarolineP337
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Nice beach and loooong jetty. When we were there in the middle of December the beach was full of weed so no swimming. From the jetty we saw several dolphins swimming, beautiful!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank TravelDNA
Reviewed 12 November 2017

easy access good parking, past the camp site sand and small pepples - easy walking nice area generally clean, clear water

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank fluffyredfox
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Beautiful clear blue water, rustic old jetty ruin new jetty lined with colourful primary school paintings. That's about where the good things stop. The area is decimated by human interference. The remnants of a quarry and it's associated attachments are an eyesore. The beach looks...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Coyander
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