Now that lots of us are all going to the beaches on our vaca I thought it would be fun giving you some fun beach facts!!! ENJOY!!

Fun Beach Facts

  • The ocean covers 71% of the earth’s surface.
  • According to the Guinness World Records, the tallest sandcastle ever
  • made was constructed in Connecticut, USA, in May 2011. It was 11.53 m (37 ft 10 in) tall.
  • Each year, governments take in $320 in taxes from beach tourists for every dollar is spends on beach restoration.



Australia has the most beaches in the world.

A fun fact for beach lovers: at 10,000 beaches, you can visit one new beach in Australia every day for more than 27 years

fun facts about australia





Five fascinating facts about parrotfish - Great Barrier Reef Foundation

White Sand is not as innocent as it looks.

Most white sandy beaches are produced by the excretion of the parrotfish. Yep. That beautiful white sand is effectively pooped out by a fish that feeds on coral. The coral is broken down within the fish and the little granules emerge as fresh new grains of sand that will eventually wash up on the shore. Sort of ruins it a bit now you know that doesn’t it? Well at least the parrotfish is a pretty cool looking fish… it could be worse.


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