Kangaroo Beach animated series follows the adventures of four animal friends training as junior cadets with the lifeguards.

Kangaroo Beach teaches kids beach safety

The hit show, produced by Cheeky Little Media for the ABC, is both entertaining and engaging and embeds vital water safety messaging in every episode. It helps to teach children and their parents and guardians powerful water safety messages they can relate to.

Surf Life Saving Australia has created a page with educational resources for kids to download

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Kangaroo Beach episodes are available on ABC TV and ABC iView

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Kangaroo Beach Eduacational Resources

  • Nippers activity booklet
  • Awards and certificates
  • Posters
  • Activity sheets
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Beach & Ocean Safety

Be prepared before you head to the beach and learn our useful tips to keep you, your family, your friends and your loved ones safe when you visit our beautiful coast!

How to stay safe at the beach

The beach is for everyone to enjoy. Knowing how to stay safe while at the beach will make sure that you and your family have the best day possible.

Learn about marine creatures

There are lots of amazing marine creatures that live in the ocean and on our beaches. What are the ones you should look out for when you visit the beach?

What is a surf lifesaver?

Each summer over 20,000 members of SLSNSW put on the iconic red and yellow uniforms at beaches across the state. So who exactly are these heroes in red and yellow? Let's find out!

What is a rip?

Rip currents are one of the biggest dangers at the beach. Knowing what a rip is, how to spot one and how to avoid one is key to staying safe at the beach.

What is a wave?

Waves can be fun. You can dive under them, jump over them, watch them gently roll to shore or be awed by their power as they crash on the beach. So how are they formed?

Annie & the Waves

Learn how to stay safe at the beach with our lifesavers Grace, Liam & Louise. They will take your children on a narrated journey with Annie as she goes on holiday to the beach.