1. Shell Beach in Shark Bay, Western Australia
This 70km stretch of beach on the Coral Coast in Western Australia gets its name from a very obvious feature. The beach isn't actually made up of the usual powdery sand, but tiny shells, up to 10m deep.
2. Melville Island beach in the Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory
3. Hyams Beach in Jervis Bay, New South Wales
4. Christmas Island beaches, Western Australia
From October to December red crabs migrate to the coast of Christmas Island for mating season. This spectacular phenomenon occurs on many locations on the island, including Dolly Beach, Ethel Beach and Flying Fish Cove.
5. Bay of Fires, Tasmania
6. Cape Leveque in the Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia
At Cape Leveque the famous red soil of the Outback meets the coast. The peninsula is a seven-hour drive from Broome and is a favourite destination for the adventurous.