Waitpinga, an Aboriginal name meaning home of the wind, is about 10 km southwest of Victor Harbor.
It is well known for its fishing, mostly salmon and mullet, and also popular for its surfing. Waitpinga is an exposed beach that has the best consistent surfing this close to Adelaide. Only for experienced swimmers and surfers with what may be considered dangerous conditions. There are rough waves, with powerful rips.
On the opposite side of the Waitpinga headland is Parsons Beach, popular with surfers and tourists.
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Five Visitor Information Centres are spread across the Fleurieu Peninsula. Each has a dedicated team of locals and resources to support you during your stay.
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Fleurieu Peninsula Tourism Regional Office
6 George Main Road, Victor Harbor SA 5211 (appointments only)
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