Rules Beach is named after the Rule family, one of the early pioneering families in the area, situated on the ocean front Rules Beach is some miles long and is the full distance between Baffle Creek and Broadwater creek. Rules Beach is the only beach left on the Discovery Coast on which you can legally drive a Four Wheel Drive vehicle, and is the way to reach the mouth of Broadwater creek by vehicle.
Two camping areas are accessed from Rules Beach. Mouth of Baffle Creek is one kilometre south of the beach access point and Broadwater is seven kilometres to the north. Rules Beach is located only 50 minutes by air from the Brisbane International airport plus a short drive from the thriving Bundaberg city and just half an hour north is the discovery coast areas of Agnes Water and the Town Of 1770.