Beach Map With Kids

It's Aussie Day in every bay!

Awesome Arcadian Australia Day

Join the Arcadia Surf Lifesaving Club at Alma Bay on Sunday 26th January from 9am to 5pm for an action packed Aussie Day! 

Bring your own floating device or buy one on the day with the surf club for the annual Australia Day Float, participate in fun Aussie games such as a tug of war, fastest man on the sand, the inflatable thong races and a treasure hunt with some fantastic prizes. There will also be a special edition of the World-Famous Toad Races.

Eat like an Aussie with a BBQ brekkie and then a Burgers & Bangers BBQ for lunch, with the Beer Garden opening from midday for the adults.

Getting there is easy, take advantage of our Aussie Day Ferry Offers $69 family returns, $28 adult returns2 for$30 student returns & half price of full price adult & child return fares on the 7.05am ferry* What could be better than an Awesome Arcadian Australia Day at Alma Bay!

G'day from Horseshoe Bay

It won’t just be your typical ‘shrimp on the barbie’ at Horseshoe Bay this Australia Day long weekend. Bungalow Bay presents the Australian Bushfire Fundraiser on Saturday 25th with a community day starting from 11am onwards… Triple J’s Hottest 100 & activities, fire truck photo booth, markets, workshops & face painting with 100% of the donations going to Horseshoe Bay Rural Fire Brigade, NSW Rural Fire Service & Adelaide Koala Rescue. The Marlin Bar will be celebrating Australia Day with live and acoustic music by Benson on Sunday 26th January from 2-6pm.

The dinki-di celebrations don’t stop there! Stroll through the Horseshoe Bay Markets from 9am-2pm.


Aus Weekend in Paradise at Nelly

Join Base Backpackers Magnetic Island for the long weekend with FREE ENTRY at The Island Bar in Nelly Bay for 2 days of music, food, games & giveaways!!!

Pre Aussie day activities include Triple J Hottest 100 countdown from 10am and beachside silent disco from 8pm on Saturday 25th January.  Aussie Day activities Sunday 26th January will include a beachside party from 12pm at the tiki hut, thong throwing & snag eating competitions! Aussie Aussie Aussie!


Sunday the 26th, Peppers Blue on Blue Resort presents a fun family-friendly day on the Nelly Bay Marina this Australia Day. Kids can enjoy activities with Jo, our Kids Club Ambassador from 12pm. A special Boardwalk Restaurant lunch menu features an Aussie rib fillet burger, chicken and bacon burger,  beer-battered fish & chips and lamington icecream sandwiches.
Live music will be performed from 2pm by The Tiny Giant’s local band members, Ben and Patrick, Make this Australia Day a fun day for all the family and a celebration of Aussie culture.

Straya way at Picnic Bay

Live music, games, contests, good ol' Aussie Trivia, freebies, prizes, giveaways, the 'Best Dressed Shazza & Dazza Award' plus lots of fun, celebrate Australia Day at Picnic Bay! It's Fair Dinkum!