Onkaparinga River mouth Port Noarlunga South

COAST is positioned by the Onkaparinga River mouth. Photo @lateral_vision

Bubbles with a view at McLaren Vale. Photo @offpiste4wdtours

McLaren Vale wineries

Visit the McLaren Vale wineries. Photo @cara_jade_ 


COAST Motel and Apartments is located opposite one of South Australia's most photographed beaches - South Port Beach Port Noarlunga South, where the Onkaparinga River meets the sea. The white building on the beachfront just past the mouth of the river - that's us! See our gallery showcasing more images of Port Noarlunga and the local area.


  • 12 minutes from the world-famous McLaren Vale wineries

  • Only 35 km South of the Adelaide CBD (Just a 35 minute express train to the CBD)

  • Three minute drive to the historic Town Centre of Port Noarlunga, with Cafe's, Galleries and Antiques

  • 10 minutes to the first ever legal nude beach, Maslin Beach (Also voted #6 most beautiful beach in Australia)

  • Just a two minute drive to the Port Noarlunga Jetty and 1.6 km long Port Noarlunga Reef

  • 50 minutes to the Kangaroo Island Sealink Ferry terminal at Cape Jervis

  • 40 minutes to the incredible town of Victor Harbor

  • 40 minutes to the historical German town of Hahndorf

  • 40 minutes to the charming Adelaide Hills

  • Five minute drive from Central Noarlunga Colonades Shopping Centre and Noarlunga Hospital, and fifteen minutes from Flinders Medical Centre

Local Area - Port Noarlunga

Port Noarlunga has its very own 1.6km long reef, which is the starting point of the Encounter Marine Park, visible from our complex.

The diverse range of aquatic features make Port Noarlunga a standout among other coastal areas. In partnership with other local organisations, COAST Motel and Apartments provides an ideal base to take advantage of the diving trails, snorkeling, kayaking, surfing, fishing and stand up paddle boarding that Port Noarlunga has to offer. 

COAST Motel and Apartments

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