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Ocean Shores, NSW

Ocean Shores is a suburb of Byron Bay, located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. It is a popular tourist destination, known for its beautiful beaches, scenic parks, and relaxed coastal lifestyle.

Ocean Shores NSW

Ocean Shores is located just a short drive (about 20 minutes) from the bustling town of Byron Bay. To the north is South Golden Beach, and just south is Brunswick Heads, with New Brighton Beach along the coast. It is home to a range of amenities, including shops, cafes, and restaurants. It is also a popular spot for water sports, with a variety of beaches and creeks offering ideal conditions for swimming, surfing, and kayaking.

In addition to its natural beauty, Ocean Shores NSW is also known for its vibrant cultural scene, with a range of events and festivals taking place throughout the year. From food and wine festivals to live music and cultural events, there is always something going on in Ocean Shores.

For those looking to take a break from the beach and explore the town’s natural surroundings, there are plenty of options to choose from. Ocean Shores is home to a number of scenic parks and nature reserves, including the Ocean Shores Nature Reserve, which offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the town.

The Ocean Shores Country Club is where golfers go to live out their wildest dreams of hitting that hole-in-one in a picturesque setting. Surrounded by gorgeous bushland and rolling hills, this 18-hole course is both challenging and enjoyable – it’s perfect for golfers of all levels, except maybe for those who can only play miniature golf.

Ocean Shores Golf Club near New Brighton

The Country Club also has plenty of other amenities to offer, including a restaurant, bar, and a pro shop where you can buy the latest and greatest golf gear. This club is a popular hangout for both golfers and non-golfers alike, offering a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere where you can enjoy a delicious meal, a cold drink, or simply sit back and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

Nearest Airport: Cooloangatta

Where to stay?


  • Rural/Country
  • Nature based
  • Remote

Popular Activities

  • Bush Walking
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Golfing
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Wilderness
  • Beach
  • Surfing

About Ocean Shores

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Ocean Shores Postcode: 2483
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: North Coast NSW
  • Latitude: -28.52752
  • Longitude: 153.54392
  • Elevation: 7m
  • Population: 5137
  • Median Income: $29640
  • Area (Sq/km): 12.85
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

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