Kaka Point is a popular summer location with good facilities at the beach and a motor camp in the back beach area. The beach is popular for swimming, fishing and surfing. Kaka Point gets a good amount of surf and there are a lot of rocks around making it a potential hazard. Kaka Point Surf Life Saving Club is located behind the safest area of beach and they set up patrols during summer.
Activities and facilities
- Dog walking
- Horse riding
- Shell fish gathering
- Car parking
- Food and beverage kiosk
- Public toilets
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Safety at Kaka Point
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Stay safe - swim beween the flags.
Kaka Point is NOT CURRENTLY patrolled by Surf Lifeguards in Winter months. In an emergency call 111 and ask for Police assistance. Surf Lifeguard patrols will resume in November 2021.
4 simple rules to keep you safe
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The Water Safety Code:
- Be prepared
- Watch out for yourself and others
- Be aware of the dangers
- Know your limits
Kaka Point is a popular holiday location 23 kilometres southeast of Balclutha. Kaka Point Surf Life Saving Club is located at the northern end of the main beach area towards the southern end of the residential area. It is a fine golden sand with a rocky headland to the north. There is a 200 metre section of beach in front of the Surf Life Saving Club that is rock free and a scattering of rocky outcrops and reefs to the south of the Club. There are several facilities just behind the beach including a shop, post office, service station and phone box. The beach is 2.5 kilometres in length extending south towards Nugget Point. One block back from the beach is a motor camp and playground.
Sorry, we have no public transport information available for this beach.
Beach Water Quality
Many councils provide the results of their weekly monitoring. This lets people know what the most recent bacteria levels were. Remember, even sites with low risk can be unsuitable to swim at from time to time and we recommend that you avoid swimming for 48 hours after heavy rainfall.