Located on the doorstep of Innes National Park, Marion Bay is an idyllic coastal town popular for swimming, fishing and surfing. Located about 300 km from Adelaide, Marion Bay is the gateway to Innes National Park. Here you'll find some of Australia's best beaches, pure, clean sand and crystal clear waters. Marion Bay is a perfect base for exploring Innes National Park and the “lower end” of the peninsula.
It is surrounded by beaches with a protected swimming beach popular with families and a surf beach on the other side. The local Aboriginal name was Cockadowie, which means “head of the bay or water”.