Ocean Beach is one of the most iconic and popular beaches in Denmark, set between the Wilson Inlet and the Great Southern Ocean. Only a few kilometres outside Denmark town at the end of Ocean Beach Road.
Ocean Beach is a must-visit while in Denmark, the perfect place to relax and take a deep breath of beautiful fresh ocean air. The perfect grassy area overlooking the waves, seated look-out area, an undercover pavilion, Surf Club, toilets and showers, make this an all-round favourite!
Ocean Beach is great for swimming and surfing. While it can get busy in the summer, the beach's vibrant atmosphere adds to its charm. During the summer season Ocean Beach is patrolled and the small kiosk is usually open, serving delicious beach-side food!
There's always a relaxed vibe with the beach goers...enjoy swimming, climbing the rocks, kite surfing, walking, sun bathing, bodyboarding, paddling, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding...everyone enjoys Ocean Beach!
If you've ever dreamt of mastering the art of surfing, Ocean Beach is the ideal place to start your adventure! Whether you're a complete beginner or looking to improve your skills, this beach offers the perfect learning environment. With gentle waves and expert instructors by your side, you'll be hanging ten and riding the waves in no time!
From Ocean Beach Look-Out there are fantastic views of the beach surf as well as the calm darker waters of the Wilson Inlet. The Ocean Beach lookout, signposted just before Ocean Beach, overlooks the channel between the Wilson Inlet and the Southern Ocean (when opened), and is ideally placed to check out the surf. You can see the Nullaki Penisula beautifully, its impressive sand dunes and its dramatic edge.
Visit the Look-Out by turning left at Prawn Rock Channel up the hill. This is also a great place to watch the channel being dug to let the Wilson Inlet discharge to the sea, which happens once a year. There is a nice bench area to rest and a scultpture.
Keep the adventure going as you continue your drive around the headland to Lion's Lookout, past Ocean Beach turnoff, along the gravel roads. Here, you'll be treated to fantastic views! From here you can climb even higher to Upper Lion's Lookout! Experience the thrill of gazing down upon the beach and the mesmerizing coast from a high vantage point. If luck is on your side, catch surfers in action below, adding to the awe-inspiring spectacle.
The Denmark Surf Life Saving Club is located at Ocean Beach. The clubhouse sits on the dunes above the break. The DSLSC patrol Ocean Beach on weekends from December to March. The facilities are excellent with a large carpark between the Sea Rescue and the Surf Lifesaving Club and a sealed path to the beach with toilets and showers opposite the Club.
The area around Ocean Beach is rich in biodiversity. Birdwatchers can spot various coastal and marine birds. The sand bar, at the entrance to Wilson Inlet, is a roosting site for waders and seabirds including Hooded and Red-capped Plover and Rock Parrot.
Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and embrace the tranquility of Denmark's Ocean Beach Cycleway and footpath, spanning just over 8km's. Whether you're an avid cyclist or prefer a gentle stroll, this captivating trail caters to all ages and fitness levels. The trail begins at Ocean Beach Road, in town, and leads all the way to the prestigious Denmark Surf Life Saving Club at Ocean Beach.
Along the way, convenient access points connect you to other captivating cycle paths, allowing you to uncover the hidden treasures of Denmark at your own pace. Don't miss the chance to conquer the 79m of elevation gain, adding a touch of excitement to your journey and providing a sense of achievement amidst the natural beauty that surrounds you.
The beach is a popular surfing spot with a lookout and grassed areas to watch the action. The surf at Ocean Beach is ideal for beginners and novice surfers as the waves wrap around the headland creating beautiful waves for surfing.
We are also lucky to have the most amazing Surf Instructor here in Denmark, so why not learn to surf or enrol the children in this fabulous and fun skill while you are here! Mike Neunuebel, originally from California, is personable and highly experienced. Walking along the beach to the east you will either find a sand-bar taking you to the Nullaki peninsula... or an open channel from the Wilson Inlet. The break off of an open channel is usually fantastic.
The prime surfing season at Ocean Beach extends from October to June, offering the perfect conditions for a truly epic ride. So, mark your calendars and get ready to ride the waves during these action-packed months!
There are many beautiful beaches in Denmark, Western Australia. Ocean Beach is the closest to town and the most popular Surfing Beach in Denmark. Tap the markers for information about the locations on the Map below.
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