Cockling at Goolwa Beach

Address: Goolwa Beach


Closed Season: 1 June to 31 October (inclusive)

Closed areas: Recreational fishing for Pipi cockles is prohibited on the Younghusband Peninsula (Coorong Beach) between the Murray Mouth and 28 Mile Crossing.

Find out more information from Primary Industries and Regions SA

There's more information in the article written for Weekend Notes by local 'foodie' Karen Ross. She starts her report:

Now they are a tasty treat

Once upon a time the humble Goolwa Cockle, or Pipi, was used only as bait. Cocklers would gather at the water's edge along Goolwa Beach to do the 'cockle shuffle' with their feet to bring the small molluscs to the surface ready for collection. Read more...