Aldinga Bay facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAldinga Bay
Aldinga Bay looking south from Sellicks Beach
|Max. length||about 13 km (8.1 mi)|
|Max. width||about 4 km (2.5 mi)|
|Max. depth||16.4 m (54 ft)|
Extent & description
Ports and other settlements
The bay has no infrastructure for maritime use apart from access to the beach from the road network to launch and retrieve small boats at specific locations permitted by the local government authority, the City of Onkaparinga. The following settlements are located along its coastline from north to south: Aldinga Beach and Sellicks Beach in the City of Onkaparinga and Myponga Beach in the District Council of Yankalilla.
The waters of Aldinga Bay are within the Encounter Marine Park. The south-eastern part of the Aldinga Reef aquatic reserve is within the bay.
Citations and references
Aldinga Bay Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.