Beaches on the South Coast of Western Australia

The beaches all along the south coast of Western Australia are pristine and incredibly beautiful... this page will help you get around...

South Coast Beaches Map South Coast Beaches Map
South Coast Beaches from west of Walpole to East of Albany all on one map! Visit South Coast Beaches Map
Albany Beaches Map Albany Beaches Map
Map of all the popular Beaches in Albany WA. Visit Albany Beaches Map
Denmark Beaches Map Denmark Beaches Map
Including some of the most beautiful beaches on the south coast. Visit Denmark Beaches Map
Walpole Beaches Map Walpole Beaches Map
Map to the most beautiful beaches in Walpole, Western Australia. Visit Walpole Beaches Map
 

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Denmark Western Australia's Regional Beaches:

Denmark has many beautiful beaches:
  • Ocean Beach (Swimming between the Flags)
    Denmark's closest and most popular beach.
    The Ocean Beach Surf Lifesaving Club is situated at Ocean Beach. Ocean Beach is popular with surfers because of it's great waves. Surfers seen daily.
  • Lights Beach (Unpatrolled)
    Giant waves buffet the coastline along Lights Beach which is just outside the eastern boundary of William Bay National Park. Lights Beach has three seperate beaches, one with a 'princess pool' where waves crash over rocks, pour down a waterfall and carve a long curving path back to the ocean.
  • Greens Pool (Unpatrolled)
    Safe for families and children due to the rock reef close to shore. Patrolled in summer holidays. Check with the visitors centre or shire to be sure.
  • Elephant Cove (Unpatrolled)
    Ancient Birthing Ground and secret cove
  • Peaceful Bay (Unpatrolled)

Elephant Cove Beach and Elephant Rocks, Denmark, Western Australia Elephant Cove, William Bay National Park
Denmark, Western Australia

Ocean Beach, Denmark, Western Australia

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Ocean Beach Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach is set between the Wilson Inlet and the Great Southern Ocean, and is the closest beach to Denmark Town. A popular surfing spot and lookout.. Visit Ocean Beach
Greens Pool Greens Pool
Almost completely sheltered from the waves of the Great Southern Ocean, Greens Pool is a paradise. Visit Greens Pool
Elephant Rocks Elephant Rocks
Giant rocks shaped like elephants stand together facing into the waves of the Great Southern Ocean Visit Elephant Rocks
Shelley Beach Shelley Beach
Turquoise waters, verdant surrounds and ocean breeze make this beach a popular yet remote destination. Visit Shelley Beach
Shelley Beach Lookout Shelley Beach Lookout
A beautiful scenic lookout with hang gliding and paragliding platforms. Visit Shelley Beach Lookout
Cosy Corner Cosy Corner
White beaches plus camping facilities and lots of picnic benches. Cosy Corner is cosy indeed. Located just east of West Cape National Park between Albany and Denmark. Visit Cosy Corner
Lowlands Beach Lowlands Beach
Beautiful, secluded beach west of West Cape Howe and east of the Wilson Inlet. Visit Lowlands Beach
Anvil Beach Anvil Beach
Anvil Beach is a beautiful beach on the south side of Nullaki Peninsula on the Great Southern Ocean. Visit Anvil Beach
Boat Harbour Boat Harbour
The path through Quarrum Nature Reserve which leads to Boat Harbour offers great views of the Southern Ocean. Visit Boat Harbour
Conspicuous Cliff Beach Conspicuous Cliff Beach
Accessing Conspicuous Cliff Beach is via a boardwalk, small stairway, and a hop across a shallow waterway. Visit Conspicuous Cliff Beach
Crusoe Beach Crusoe Beach
A commercial fishing site, the beach is best visited after 3.30pm as advised by the sign. Visit Crusoe Beach
Hillier Beach Hillier Beach
Hillier Beach, on Hillier Bay, is located less than a kilometre South of Parry Beach along Parry Beach Road. Visit Hillier Beach
Lights Beach Lights Beach
Inspiring lookout and beach offering spectacular views of William Bay from the east. A favourite local beach. Visit Lights Beach
Madfish Bay Madfish Bay
In Madfish Bay an island rests close to the shore. The waves at this beach come from two different directions. Visit Madfish Bay
Mazzoletti Beach Mazzoletti Beach
Mazzoletti Beach stretches from Greens Pool in the East by foot to Parry Beach in the West by car where it crosses the Parry Inlet at Parry Beach Visit Mazzoletti Beach
Parry Beach Parry Beach
Offering spectacular views across William Bay towards Green Pool and Elephant Rocks. Camping permitted if available. Visit Parry Beach
Peaceful Bay Peaceful Bay
Peaceful Bay beach is split in two by the Irwin Inlet as it discharges into the ocean. Sand dunes abound. Visit Peaceful Bay
Prawn Rock Channel Prawn Rock Channel
Prawn Rock Channel is located just north of Ocean Beach (you drive right past it on your way to Ocean Beach). This secluded slow-running channel of water is an ideal swimming spot. Visit Prawn Rock Channel
Waterfall Beach Waterfall Beach
With beautiful turquoise waters the waterfall cascades from the heathland onto the beach and out to sea. Visit Waterfall Beach
 

Albany WA's Regional Beaches:

Middleton Beach, Albany AustraliaIn Albany there are several safe swimming beaches, safe enough for all ages:

Other unpatrolled beaches include:

BE CAREFUL: Unpredictable large waves (surges, or king waves) which are created far from shore can wash over the shore and rocks along the West Cape Howe and Torndirrup Peninsula coastline - even on calm, clear days the waterline is always much higher than usual. Always be aware when near the Great Southern Ocean.
Albany Beaches Map Albany Beaches Map
Map of all the popular Beaches in Albany WA. Visit Albany Beaches Map
Shelley Beach Shelley Beach
Turquoise waters, verdant surrounds and ocean breeze make this beach a popular yet remote destination. Visit Shelley Beach
Shelley Beach Lookout Shelley Beach Lookout
A beautiful scenic lookout with hang gliding and paragliding platforms. Visit Shelley Beach Lookout
Cosy Corner Cosy Corner
White beaches plus camping facilities and lots of picnic benches. Cosy Corner is cosy indeed. Located just east of West Cape National Park between Albany and Denmark. Visit Cosy Corner
Emu Point Emu Point
The northern end of Middleton Beach, on the shores of Oyster Harbour at the channel to King George Sound. Visit Emu Point
Lowlands Beach Lowlands Beach
Beautiful, secluded beach west of West Cape Howe and east of the Wilson Inlet. Visit Lowlands Beach
Middleton Beach Middleton Beach
The most popular beach in Albany. Swim or relax under the trees. Cafes and amenities. Visit Middleton Beach
Little Beach Little Beach
This gorgeous beach is approximately 25 kilometres north east of Albany in Two Peoples Bay National Park. Visit Little Beach
Waterfall Beach at Two Peoples Bay Waterfall Beach at Two Peoples Bay
A small waterfall winds its way from the heathland to beautiful turquoise waters. Visit Waterfall Beach at Two Peoples Bay
Anvil Beach Anvil Beach
Anvil Beach is a beautiful beach on the south side of Nullaki Peninsula on the Great Southern Ocean. Visit Anvil Beach
Boiler Bay Beach Boiler Bay Beach
Walk along Ledge Beach on Boiler Bay in the Gull Rock National Park and view the top of the Awhina Shipwreck. Visit Boiler Bay Beach
Cable Beach Cable Beach
In the middle of the beach is a giant boulder which was lifted by the sea and placed onto the beach by the force of the waves. Visit Cable Beach
Ellen Cove Ellen Cove
Ellen Cove, Ellen Cove Boardwalk and Ellen Cove Pier are at the far southern end of Middleton Beach, Albany. Visit Ellen Cove
Frenchman Bay Frenchman Bay
Located on the southern side of King George Sound this beautiful setting has a grassy picnic area, BBQs and boat launch. Ideal beachfront location for a great day out! Visit Frenchman Bay
Jimmy Newells Harbour Jimmy Newells Harbour
Jimmy Newells Lookout provides a breathtaking view of the harbour and great southern ocean. Visit Jimmy Newells Harbour
Nanarup Beach Nanarup Beach
With picnic and barbecues, and easy stairway access, it is a delightful place to stop for lunch. Visit Nanarup Beach
Oyster Harbour Oyster Harbour
Oyster Harbour, on the north eastern side of Albany flows into the King George Sound past Emu Point. Visit Oyster Harbour
Salmon Holes Salmon Holes
Salmon Holes in Torndirrup NP offers incredible views from the lookout or descend to the white beach. Popular beach and rock fishing location. Visit Salmon Holes
Sinker Reef Sinker Reef
It is easy to see why it was given this name as the jagged black rocks rise in rows along the entire stretch of coastline. Visit Sinker Reef
 

Albany National Park Beaches:

West Cape Howe National Park Beaches:
Shelley Beach, West Cape Howe, DenmarkShelley Beach
Shelly Beach in West Cape Howe is a beautiful and powerful beach along the waters of Torbay.The turquoise waters, verdant surrounds and ocean breeze make this beach a popular yet remote destination.
Cosy Corner Western AustraliaCosy Corner
With pristine white beaches, camping facilities, and lots of picnic benches, Cosy Corner is cosy indeed, and located just outside the eastern border of the West Cape National Park.
Torndirrup National Park Beaches:
Salmon Holes, Albany West Australia Salmon Holes
Salmon Holes is reached by a winding pathway from the lookout, descending to the white beach. The beach is named after the salmon that come to rest in the bays.
Visit the Salmon Holes
Cable Beach, Albany West Australia Cable Beach
In the middle of the beach is a giant boulder which was lifted by the sea and placed onto the beach by the force of the waves.
Visit the Cable Beach
Two Peoples Bay National Park Beaches:
West Cape Howe Hang GlidingTwo Peoples Bay National Park
Little Beach and Waterfall Beach are amazing. Visit Two Peoples Bay National Park.
Little Beach Little Beach
This gorgeous beach is approximately 25 kilometres north east of Albany in Two Peoples Bay National Park. Visit Little Beach
 

Walpole Regional Beaches

Broke Inlet Broke Inlet
Broke Inlet is located in Dentrecasteaux National Park approximately 40km west northwest of Walpole Town. Visit Broke Inlet
Circular Pool Circular Pool
Family friendly swirling pools. Access via steps or a gentle paved pathway. Viewing platforms close to carpark. Visit Circular Pool
Conspicuous Cliff Conspicuous Cliff
Standing high above the surrounding heathland, the Cliff-top lookout gives fantastic views of the beach and river flowing into the sea. Visit Conspicuous Cliff
Conspicuous Cliff Beach Conspicuous Cliff Beach
Accessing Conspicuous Cliff Beach is via a boardwalk, small stairway, and a hop across a shallow waterway. Visit Conspicuous Cliff Beach
Mandalay Beach Mandalay Beach
Spectacular views to Chatham Island, gorgeous white sandy beach it is a must-see... sometimes the shipwreck is visible too. Visit Mandalay Beach
Nornalup Inlet Nornalup Inlet
The Nornalup Inlet is serene. Fed from the Deep and Frankland Rivers it connects to the Walpole Inlet via a natural deep water channel. Visit Nornalup Inlet
Peaceful Bay Peaceful Bay
Peaceful Bay beach is split in two by the Irwin Inlet as it discharges into the ocean. Sand dunes abound. Visit Peaceful Bay
Walpole Beaches Map Walpole Beaches Map
Map of the Beaches of Walpole, Western Australia including inland and Inlet Beaches Visit Walpole Beaches Map
 

Popular Beaches on the South Coast of Western Australia:

Little Beach, Two Peoples Bay National Park, Albany AustraliaLittle Beach, Two Peoples Bay National Park, Albany

Elephant Cove & Elephant Rocks, Denmark, WA Elephant Cove & Elephant Rocks,
William Bay National Park, Denmark

Circular Pool Swimming Hole, Walpole, WA

Walpole is a more forested region, however good swimming can be found at Circular Pool in the Walpole-Nornalup National Park.

Peaceful Bay, Walpole AustraliaPeaceful Bay, Walpole

Green's Pool, William Bay National Park, Denmark Green's Pool, William Bay National Park, Denmark

Ocean Beach, Denmark Ocean Beach, Denmark