Dutchmans Beach (PS 11) is located between Redpatch and West points. It is a 400 m long north-facing low energy pocket of sand, backed by Dutchmans Beach Park, a popular picnic area with a playground and barbeques. The beach is relatively steep with narrow sand flats and has deeper water inshore. A coastal walking track leads from Dutchmans to Nelson Bay.
There are currently no services provided by Surf Life Saving Australia for this beach. Please take the time to browse the Surf Safety section of this website to learn more about staying safe when swimming at Australian beaches.
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SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.