Red Ochre Beach is a protected west-facing beach located on the north side of Spectacle Head and is divided into two sections (T 393 and 394) by a 50 m long central outcrop of low rocks and boulders. The southern half (T 393) consists of a steep, narrow 300 m long west-facing sand and gravel beach and is backed by several boat sheds and fronted by shallow rock- and seagrass-covered seabed. The northern half (T 394) is 400 m long consisting of a wider sandy high tide beach and low hummocky foredune, with a narrow shallow bar and the Blue Lagoon Reserve backing the northern end.
Beach Length: 0.4km
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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.