town in New South Wales, Australia
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Not to be confused with Ocean Shores in the United States.
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Ocean Shores (New South Wales) is in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales in Australia. This guide covers the nearby towns of New Brighton, Brunswick Heads and South Golden Beach, including the village of Wooyung which are located just near Ocean Shores.


Ocean Shores is a beach town with a population of 4,800 people. It was established in 1969 and was originally a land holding owned by Wendell West of Washington with backing from American singer Pat Boone, and the town itself is named after Boone's residence in Ocean Shores, Washington.

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Ocean Shores is located directly off the Pacific Motorway near the Queensland border.

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Airport direct buses to Ocean Shores.

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Routes through Ocean Shores
BrisbaneGold CoastTweed Heads  N   S  → Jct   EBangalowBallina

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