Sorrento Beach

Sorrento Beach is one of the safest, most relaxing, family friendly beaches north of the river. Its soft, white sand beachfront stretches for 600m, leaving plenty of space for beachgoers. For those swimming, a reef 3km’s offshore provides calm conditions, complimented by a netted swimming enclosure preventing sea-life, such as sharks, from entering.

Weather 21°
Water 18°
UV Rating 6

Beach Patrol

There are currently no beach patrols operational at this beach. Surf Life Saving Club patrols will re-commence later in the year. In the meantime, for up to date information around beach closures and safety, follow us on twitter

Ongoing Hazards

Slippery Rocks

Submerged Objects

Strong Currents

Heavy Shorebreak

This beach is home to Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club (founded in 1958), who patrol from Beach Road to the south, through to Pinnaroo Point to the north.

My Beach

This beach provides free change room, toilet, and shower facilities, to the south of the surf lifesaving club building. To the north of the surf club, you will find a soft grassed area stretching all the way to Hillary’s Boat Harbour, with undercover picnic tables and free BBQ facilities. Alternatively, guests can purchase food and beverages at the Sorrento SLSC café.

If you plan on driving to this beach, there are two large parking bays located on either side of the Surf Life Saving Club, as well as ample roadside parking. Please note these parking bays fill up fast during the peak summer season.

For those who choose to visit via public transport, a frequent bus runs past this beach. Plan your journey through the Transperth Journey Planner.

Beach Information

Swimming Info

This beach is usually calm, perfect for beginner to expert swimmers. The netted enclosure provides swimmers with an extra level of safety, knowing sea-life can’t enter the water they are swimming in.

Surfing Info

This beach is not considered a surfing beach however bodyboarders and beginner surfers make use of small waves that form next to the marina wall and groynes along the beach.