Wharton Beach

Wharton Beach - Australia
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Located within Cape Le Grand National Park, around an hour’s driving time from Esperance, Wharton Beach is best known for its surf. Facing south and forming a semicircle 4.5 kilometres in total length, this white-sand beach is home to some of the areas most consistent and manageable waves. The waves tend to be best towards the centre and western end of the beach. At the eastern end there tend to be fairly strong rip currents, so best avoided given there are no lifeguards here.

If surfing yourself isn’t enough, pods of dolphins can sometimes be spotted doing their own surf impressions.

Accessed via the permanent car park at its eastern end, Wharton Beach permits off-road vehicles onto its sands, while those looking to spend the night here can check in at the on-site caravan park.

Nearest town/city

Esperance

Activities

  • Surfing

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Wharton Beach Reviews

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Shamus McDuff
Mar 16th 2021

You need to see this place.

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