Little Oberon Bay - Beach in Wilsons Promontory South Gippsland VIC - SLS Beachsafe

Little Oberon Bay

Unpatrolled Unpatrolled

Oberon Bay contains two beaches: the main 2 km long, west facing Oberon Bay and the smaller, 250 m long, south-west facing Little Oberon Bay. Both beaches can be reached on the walking track from Tidal River. A popular camping area is located next to a small creek... Read more

Oberon Bay contains two beaches: the main 2 km long, west facing Oberon Bay and the smaller, 250 m long, south-west facing Little Oberon Bay. Both beaches can be reached on the walking track from Tidal River. A popular camping area is located next to a small creek that crosses the southern half of the beach.Little Oberon Bay Beach is backed by a high, unstable foredune, with steep slopes rising 250 m to Little Oberon Mountain. It is protected by the islands and Norman Point and receives waves averaging 1 m, which produce a shallow continuous bar.

Swimming

These beaches can be hazardous when a surf is running. Stay in the shallow parts of the inner surf zone of these wide beaches and away from the rocks. Watch for rips when waves exceed 1 m.

Surfing

The wide, shallow surf is best at mid to high tide and a low to moderate swell, with easterly winds.

Fishing

This is part of the Marine Reserve and amateur fishing is prohibited.

General

An energetic beach backed by massive dunes, with a camping area toward the centre of the beach.

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Hazards

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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.


Wilsons Promontory, VIC 3960
Length: 0.25km
General Hazard Rating: 4/10 (Moderately hazardous)
Beach Key: vic108