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West Beach Boat Ramp Restrictions (January and February 2024)

The Adelaide Sailing Club will host three major international sailing events as part of the International Laser Class Association (ILCA) World Championship Regatta at West Beach in January and February 2024. For safety reasons, West Beach Parks is restricting public access to the West Beach Boat Ramp during the event.

The world’s best in golf virtual technology is now here!

We are exicited to announce a South Australian first - the best virtual golf, PGA tour proven software, the ' TrackMan Range' is now available at West Beach Parks Golf.

Exciting Announcment - new 2-bedroom holiday shacks for The Retreat!

The Retreat will be unveiling new holiday shacks this Summer!

BIG4 West Beach Parks Creates its Own Central Park

We are building an exciting new, state-of-the-art adventure play space, Central Park, at our holiday park.

Sensory-friendly holiday fun, with Clementine the Clam

From a sensory room, to a heated pool, our resident neurodiverse clam, Clementine, has put together a list of some of her favourite sensory-friendly experiences for holidaying at BIG4 West Beach Parks!

Warm-up with Sonny’s top five winter activities at BIG4 West Beach Parks

Sonny the Starfish loves spending his winter breaks at BIG4 West Beach Parks, and you’ll be amazed by all of the fun things you can do to keep your warm, here are his top five favourite activities.

Glamping at West Beach Parks

Some call it glamping. We call it a great time. Our Retreat Safari Tents are fabulous and are available to book today!

Electric Vehicle (EV) Car Charging Station at West Beach Parks

West Beach Parks is now ready for the next generation of cars!

Winter Breaks at West Beach Parks

A winter break at the award-winning West Beach Parks is – of course – the only thing to do when the days get a little colder and the nights get a touch chilly.

West Beach Parks is officially a winner!

That’s right. BIG4 West Beach Parks was named SA’s best caravan and holiday park!

Here's to a Sensational Summer!

It’s been another year of the unexpected, so our focus is firmly on that all important summer break!

Introducing Water's Edge

3 Bedroom Luxury Accommodation.

Water's Edge 3 Bedroom Luxury Holiday House

West Beach Parks Accommodation Extravaganza

Have you booked your next holiday at West Beach Parks?

What to do in Winter!

What makes your winter wonderful at West Beach Parks?

Safari Tents

2 Bedroom Sand Dune Shack

Powered Grass Site ( Extra Large)

Premium Ensuite Site

Carlos the Cuttlefish's Cabins - formerly the Seaspray Cabin

Poppy the Periwinkle's Cabins - formerly the Tourist Cabin (2 Guests)

Freddy the Flying Fish's Cabins - formerly the Tourist Cabin (4 Guests)

Capri the Coral's Cabins - formerly the Standard Cabin

Powered Slab Site

Powered Park Site

Daphne the Dolphin's Cabins - formerly the Norfolk Cabin

2 Bedroom Seadragon Shack -formerly Executive Villa

2 Bedroom Spinifex Shack - formerly Villa

2 Bedroom Sundowner Shack with Spa -formerly Bungalow

3 Bedroom Sundowner Shack - formerly Bungalow

2 Bedroom Sundowner Shack (Formerly 2 Bedroom Bungalow)

Sally the Seahorse's Cabins - formerly the Deluxe/Seabreeze/Rivergum Cabin

Rick the Rock Lobster's Two Bedroom Beach Houses

Rick the Rock Lobster's Three Bedroom Beach Houses

Ted the Turtle's Cabins - formerly the Budget Cabin (2 Guests)

Willy the Whiting's Cabins

Clementine the Clam's Tents

Ensuite Powered Site

Jimmy the Jellyfish's Cabins - formerly the Executive Cabin

Holiday Accommodation

West Beach Parks is a multi-award-winning precinct set on 1.2 kilometres of coastline in the Adelaide suburb of West Beach, just minutes from the buzz of Glenelg and the convenience of the city’s major airport.

The BIG4 Holiday Park

Set on 1.2kms of stunning beachfront just 9kms from the Adelaide CBD, the BIG4 Holiday Park West Beach is a much-loved loved caravan park destination, attracting families, couples, sporting groups and friends. With a huge choice of caravan sites plus spacious self-catering cabins, there’s a holiday option for every budget.

Group Accommodation at BIG4 West Beach Parks

Groups of any size are welcome at BIG4 West Beach Parks — from sport­ing events, school and devel­op­ment camps, reunions and end of sea­son trips.

Sonny & Friends

Sonny the Starfish and his seaside friends are coming to West Beach Parks this winter, and can’t wait to meet you!

Sonny the Starfish

A six-armed sea star, the biggest and brightest sea star in all of southern Australia’s waters.

Daphne the Dolphin

A bottlenose dolphin from the Delphinida

Carlos the Cuttlefish

A Giant Australian Cuttlefish who loves to gather in the Spencer Gulf every year

Freddie the Flying Fish

A Flying Fish from the Exocoetidae family

Clementine the Clam

A shy little clam who likes to keep to herself.

Ted the Turtle

An eastern long-necked turtle found in the western beaches of Adelaide

Sally the Seahorse

An Australian pot-belly seahorse

Jimmy the Jellyfish

A Jimble jellyfish found around South Australia’s waters

Capri the Coral

Coral that comes from the reef that runs along the southern coast of Australia.

Rick the Rock Lobster

A Southern Rock Lobster who likes to rock out with his mates when he’s holidaying at BIG4 West Beach Parks.

Willy the Whiting

A King George Whiting who likes to hang out among the sand, reefs and weeds of the southern seas

The Retreat at West Beach Parks

Located on the gorgeous western coastline and just a short drive from the Adelaide CBD, the Retreat offers guests the beach at their doorstep and a beautiful, natural environment with lush and spacious surroundings. You will be spoilt for choice with a range of deluxe and self-contained shacks.

Group Accommodation at The Retreat

The Retreat has plenty of room for over 400 guests in 91 fully self-contained shacks. For groups, The Poolside room is per­fect for business meet­ings, con­fer­ences or cel­e­bra­tions.

West Beach Parks Accommodation Offers


Sport & Adventure


West Beach Parks is home to some of the best public golf facilities in South Australia, with immaculate greens and a picturesque natural environment, complimented by a range of facilities.


Visitors can launch their boat the into Gulf St Vincent and cruise with dolphins off Glenelg, join a fishing charter or watch the sun set over the ocean with a drink in hand – all from the West Beach Parks Marina.

Sports Facility Hire

The sporting facilities at West Beach Parks have played host to large national and international events and offers a number of facilities and grounds for hire.

Skate and BMX

Warm up your wheels and get your helmet hair ready, the West Beach Parks Skate and BMX is open and free all day and night. Get out the skateboard, skates and BMX bikes and roll down to Africaine Road while staying at the Parks, or head down for a day on wheels.

Mini golf

A great way to spend a day with family or add to your next group event and show your friends why you were so close to becoming the next PGA Pro!

West Beach Adventure

With over 70 obstacles available for you to tackle at your own level and speed, the MegaClimb is perfect for anyone after a stimulating experience.

Outdoor Fitness

There's an array of Outdoor activities and experiences available at West Beach Parks!


West Beach Parks is a multi-award-winning precinct set on 1.2 kilometres of coastline in the Adelaide suburb of West Beach, just minutes from the buzz of Glenelg and the convenience of the city’s major airport.

Food and drink

Guests love having a break from cooking during their time at West Beach Parks and we’re lucky to be surrounded by some delicious food outlets & scenic locations to grab a delicious meal and tasty drink while surrounded by friends and family.

Around West Beach Parks

Whether you're looking for action-packed fun, or simply a walk along Adelaide's pristine coastline, there's no shortage of things to see and do around West Beach Parks.

Meetings and events

With a stunning natural environment, just a short drive from the Adelaide CBD and 5 minutes from the airport, West Beach Parks is the perfect location for a small conference, workshop or retreat

Latest News & Events

Wondering what's happening in and around West Beach Parks? Keep up to date with the latest news and events around The Retreat and Big4 Holiday Park.

About us

Our Team

The team here at West Beach Parks

Company Profile

The West Beach Trust (marketed as West Beach Parks) is a statutory authority created under South Australia’s West Beach Recreation Reserve Act 1987 to manage the reserve and its associated facilities.

Contact us

The team at West Beach Parks is here to help you! Feel welcome to contact us today.


West Beach Parks is a world-class tourism, sport and recreation precinct, providing exceptional leisure experiences. We are responsible for managing the West Beach Recreation Reserve, an area of significant natural assets, and its commercial and community facilities including accommodation, boating, a coastal park, golfing, leisure and sports.


As part of our commitment to a strong corporate governance framework that is open and transparent we have made available a range of annual reports and plans.


West Beach Parks is home to many sport and recreation clubs that are free for you to join, get involved and get active!

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West Beach Parks is a place where we are friends.

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