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Maslin Beach

Main South Road, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Sun, sand and swimwear (optional)....

A beautiful long, wide, flat, sandy, sheltered beach ending in impressive sandstone cliffs at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norman G
Adelaide, Australia
Very nice, but with a couple of catches.

The first is that much walking and stair climbing is required to get to and from the not-so-prudish... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Eamon W
Adelaide, Australia
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“nudist beach” (14 reviews)
“great beach” (13 reviews)
“nude section” (8 reviews)
Main South Road, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful long, wide, flat, sandy, sheltered beach ending in impressive sandstone cliffs at the southern end - the clothing optional end! It can be less inviting on a day with north winds but generally Maslin Beach is an absolute pleasure over the summer months...More

Thank Norman G
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The first is that much walking and stair climbing is required to get to and from the not-so-prudish section. And the second is that if you're close to the rocks at the southern end, you might encounter a less savoury character or two. So be...More

Thank Eamon W
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Maslin Beach is famous for not only been a wonderful quiet beach about an hour's drive south from Adelaide, but the first Australian beach with a nude bathing section at one end. On the day I visited with a friend, the sun was shining, the...More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a great uncrowded 3km long beach. It is backed by high cliffs making it good aerobic exercise to climb back up to the southern car park. Pristine sand and calm water made this a perfect place for a glorious swim without any clothes...More

Thank NomadicTraveller7
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A stunningly beautiful beach with rocky limestone cliffs in strata of orange, white and brown dropping to a wide beach with soft sand, shelving turquoise water and distant views of rolling hills and cliffs to the south.

1  Thank sydneysider48
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Quiet and gorgeous beach whether clothed or not just a pleasant place to be also has a lawned area for barbeques

Thank Barbara4619
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Stick to the north side of the beach - the south is an unclad beach (unless that's your kind of thing!). The view is breathtaking looking of the ocean and the rocky outcrops to the south. Definitely one for the picture album, especially at sunset.

Thank Broderick S
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Maslins Beach is 5 kilometres of golden sand, heavy-duty walking, sand castle perfect, early morning horse riding and unclad swimming at one end, a top 10 amongst Aussie beaches and deservedly so. Bare buff bathers have a haven at the end of the bay where...More

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I have never swum here - not sure if it is safe and I did not see any life savers - but great for a long walk, lovely vistas so good for photos

Thank Somerton2016
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best beach ever. It was voted one of the top 10 beaches in Australia and it is. There are three different parking areas. The south part of the beach is the first unclad beach in Australia. The north end of the beach...More

2  Thank 155019David_M
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