Onkaparinga Visitor Guide : 2013 14 McLaren Vale, Hills Valleys and Beaches
13 CHRISTIES BEACH AND O'SULLIVAN BEACH Services Christies Beach Business & Tourism Association www.facebook.com/groups/149472265068098 E: firstname.lastname@example.org Lonsdale Business Association www.lonsdalebusiness.asn.au E: email@example.com Christies Beach Medical Centre P: (08) 8384 4444 Christies Beach Police Station P: (08) 8392 9000 Christie Downs Fire Station P: (08) 8204 3843 Christie Downs Railway Station P: 1300 311 108 Highlights The beach The two-kilometre strip of sand and coastline is this area's biggest drawcard, with O'Sullivan Beach to the north and Christies Beach to the south, both of which provide good access and good facilities. The beaches are divided by Christies Creek, which was once a Kaurna campsite. With the common occurrence of rips, this is a moderately hazardous beach. The safest place to swim is in the centre of Christies OPEN 6 days | Mon--Fri 9--5 | Sat 9--3 Multi Award Winners 2011 | 2012 | 2013 Family-owned business Ph: (08) 8384 1486 39c Beach Road, CHRISTIES BEACH Christies Beach Tourist Park Best kept secret of the south! Christies is a small, boutique style park located beside a popular reef and surf beach, with breathtaking views of the gulf. Come for the location but stay for the adventure! Everything you could possibly need is within close proximity, great shopping, restaurants, entertainment, sporting activities, public transport and medical facilities. We offer an intimate experience in a unique location, and look forward to welcoming you to our little paradise. 39 Sydney Crescent, Christies Beach SA 5165 Phone (08) 8326 0311 | Freecall 1800 144 114 firstname.lastname@example.org www.christiesbeachtouristpark.com.au Local gardeners & growers choose SA COMPOSTERS for finest quality compost, mulch, potting mix, soil, rock minerals, fertiliser and manure. Building Rich Living Soil Since 1990 50 Liston Road, Lonsdale email@example.com www.sacomposters.com.au COMPOST S.A. COMPOSTER S Ph: (08) 8387 4221 Beach, which is patrolled by Christies Beach Surf Life Saving Club and also partly protected by Horseshoe Reef, found 300 metres offshore. For the fishing enthusiast, an excellent boat ramp at O'Sullivan Beach provides the perfect launch for your boat. The Original Open Market This is one of the most interesting markets in the area, with stallholders gathering from all over the region, selling a variety of fresh produce, second-hand goods and clothing, toys, manchester, glassware and household goods. The market is open on the first and third Sunday of the month 9am--2pm. For more information phone (08) 8382 4784 or visit www.originalopenmarket.org.au Surfing and fishing Christies Beach is a popular surfing beach, with some reasonable beach breaks. The rips create holes for beach fishing, and there's rock fishing off the southern Witton Rocks and northern breakwater -- although most serious fishers use the boat ramp to fish the gulf waters and outer reefs.