Exmouth beaches are known around the world for the stunning white sandy coastline with extensive coral to snorkel right on the shores edge. Explore where Cape Range National Park meets the turquoise blue ocean teeming with coral and fish life.
Remote and unspoiled the Cape Range National Park beaches near Exmouth are protected and world heritage listed. Fill endless summer warm days snorkelling, sunbathing, beach combing, fishing or simply relaxing!
The best beaches in Exmouth
- Town Beach
- Pebble Beach
- Learmonth Jetty
- Bundegi Beach
- Lighthouse Bay
- Jurabi Coastal Reserve
- Mauritius Beach
- Mildura Wreck Beach
- Dunes Surf Beach
Exmouth Town Beach is located only 1km from the town centre of Exmouth and within walking distance from most of our accommodation houses. Perfect for a morning stroll, beach combing on low tide or a quick dip to cool off on high tide. Town beach is in the Exmouth gulf, providing a safe protected swimming area for kids.
Exmouth town beach has two free Barbecues and picnic tables on a grassed area overlooking the ocean and beach. An ablution block is also provided with an outside shower to wash off after a swim in the ocean. The Exmouth gulf is used for Fishing, pearling and prawning.
Town beach is the perfect place to park the car and access a shire allocated dog exercise area located north of the ablution block. 4 Wheel Driving is also permitted to the north of the ablution block and is a popular area for locals and tourists to take a 4WD drive along an Exmouth beach, however the sand can be soft in parts, making it a bit of fun for everyone! Town beach is located at the end of Warne Street.
Pebble Beach is located 13.5 kilometres south of Exmouth adjacent to the Light Aircraft Strip on the Exmouth Minilya road.
Pebble beach was once mined for the pebbles on the beach. The river pebbles have been eroded by rain and washed down gorges from Cape Range. Pebbles cover the beach today, fantastic for beach combing, uncovering unique, smooth pebbles. The access road is dirt and a two wheel car can drive to the beach. 4wds can access the beach.
Pebble beach has a pit toilet and ample parking space. Also a great area for fishing and net fishing. The pebbles are now protected and taking any is prohibited.
Learmonth Jetty is located 24km south of Exmouth and has a small Jetty. The area is rich in WWII history, today people enjoy the jetty for a popular spot to fish and launch a boat. Safe for swimming the area is ideal for a picnic lunch when exploring the Learmonth area.
Learmonth Jetty has a pit toilet and ample parking. Boats can be launched from the beach and 4wds can also access the beach from here.
A popular beach with the locals Bundegi Beach is calm and pristine. A short drive 14km north of Exmouth, Bundegi has boat launching facility and ample parking for boat trailers, located at the southern end of Bundegi. A perfect beach for SUPing, Kayaking, fishing and relaxing.
Safe for kids to have a day out at the beach without waves or strong currents. Bundegi marks the start of the Ningaloo Marine Park and has one of the most popular beaches in the area. From the beach the navy pier can be seen to the north, access by car is not permitted however a navy pier dive can be organised with Ningaloo Reef Whaleshark Dive or Exmouth Dive Centre. The Navy pier was constructed in 1964, built to withstand 10mtr waves with decking that will disengage under severe wave pressures putting less strain on the main structure.
Bundegi is located just before the VLF Prohibited Area, turn right at Bills Way and head towards the ocean.
Several short tracks along Mildura Wreck Road into Lighthouse Bay provide access to a variety of beaches suitable for fishing, surfing, swimming and sunbathing. At the end of the road you will discover the wreck of the cattle transport vessel, SS Mildura. which can be easily viewed from the beach.
The Mildura was wrecked in 1907, with the loss of no human lives, although most of the cattle on board did not survive the disaster. The timbers and irons of the vessel were salvaged and used in renovations for Yardie Homestead, and the hull was later used for bombing practice by allied planes during world War II.
Jurabi Coastal Reserve
The access tracks along the Yardie Creek Road offer a variety of beaches to choose from. These beaches are suitable for fishing, swimming and viewing nesting turtles during season (approximately November to February). On a low tide, close inspection of the rock pools hold many hidden delights such as sea urchins, anemones, starfish and octopus.
If an all over tan is what you’re after then this is the beach for you. Declared a ‘clothing optional’ beach in 1999, Mauritius Beach is located just past the Vlamingh Head lighthouse 21km from Exmouth.
Mildura Wreck is located 11 kilometres north of Exmouth, turn left onto Yardie Creek Road and then 4 kilometres down turn right on to the Wreck road. The Wreck of SS “Mildura” is visible from the shore, it is also great for beach fishing. There are several access tracks that lead to the beach along this road.
Dunes Surf Beach
Dunes Beach is located 17 kilometres from Exmouth. The first main track on the left when driving along Wreck Road you will find the best spot on the Cape for surfing.
Tantabiddi is located 36 kilometres from Exmouth on the Yardie Creek Road. Tantabiddi is the only boat launching facility for large vessels on the west coast. There are toilets, a fish cleaning facility and a safe swimming beach on the left hand side. This ramp is an excellent area when the easterly winds are blowing in the Gulf.
Top beaches in Cape Range National Park
- Turquoise Bay
- Oyster Stacks
- Sandy Bay Beach
- Lakeside Beach
- Lefroy Bay
The beaches south of Tantabiddi lie within the Cape Range National Park and form the coastline of the Ningaloo Marine Park. These spectacular beaches – some of the best in WA are great for relaxing, swimming or snorkelling.
Located within the Cape Range National Park, 63kms from Exmouth, Turquoise Bay deserves special mention amongst the many stunning beaches of this coastline. Turquoise Bay was recently ranked in the world’s top 20 beaches by users of leading travel review website, TripAdvisor.com. The unique combination of white, sandy beaches with fantastic coral snorkelling only metres from the shoreline in calm, crystal clear water makes Turquoise Bay a must see.
Oyster Stacks is a popular snorkelling spot. Reef at the oceans edge provides a perfect snorkelling experience on high tide. Oyster Stacks is the beach entrance after Turquoise Bay.
Sandy Bay is perfect for young families and people wanting a ‘tropical island feel’. On a day without much wind Sandy Bay provides a shallow and safe swimming area with white sandy beaches and clear blue water. On a windy day Sandy bay provides a playground for Kitesurfers and Windsurfers.