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Aldinga Beach
South Australia
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Black cormorants at Aldinga Beach
Aldinga Beach is located in South Australia
Aldinga Beach
Aldinga Beach
Location in South Australia
Postcode(s) 5173
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACDT (UTC+10:30)
Location 41 km (25 mi) S of Adelaide
LGA(s) City of Onkaparinga
Region Southern Adelaide
County Adelaide
State electorate(s) Mawson
Federal Division(s) Mayo
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
21.8 °C
71 °F
12.8 °C
55 °F
442.1 mm
17.4 in
Suburbs around Aldinga Beach:
Gulf St Vincent Port Willunga Aldinga
Gulf St Vincent Aldinga Beach Aldinga
Sellicks Hill
Gulf St Vincent Sellicks Beach Sellicks Hill
Footnotes Adjoining suburbs

Aldinga Beach is an outer southern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It lies within the City of Onkaparinga and has the postcode 5173. At the 2016 census, Aldinga Beach had a population of 10,557. It lies about a kilometre west of the smaller suburb of Aldinga. The beach is a well-known spot for surfing, swimming, scuba diving, and snorkelling during the summer months. It overlooks an aquatic reserve which has been created to safeguard a unique reef formation.

The Silver Sands beach and holiday area lies just south of Aldinga Beach.


Aldinga Beach Post Office opened on 1 March 1960.

Aldinga Beach known as Dingy to the local residents. pronounced ding-ee

Protected areas

Aldinga Beach is associated with two protected areas - the Aldinga Scrub Conservation Park and the Aldinga Reef Aquatic Reserve. The Aldinga Scrub Conservation Park is located within the southern extent of the suburb and on land in the adjoining suburb of Sellicks Beach. The Aldinga Reef aquatic reserve is located immediately offshore of both Aldinga Beach and Port Willunga and includes land within the intertidal zone of both suburbs.

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