Udbyhøj Strand is a family-friendly beach with nearby campsite and playground.
This beach meets the European Union's Blue Flag criteria.
There is a kiosk and toilets in the fishing harbour. The strait between north and south Udbyhøj connects the Kattegat to Randers Fjord and the Gudenå river system.
Randers Fjord and some of its adjoining meadowlands have been designated as Natura 2000 preservation areas for birds, mammals, and plant life.