From famous places to secret treasures, Victoria has no lack of great beaches– but only one of the most impressive made it onto this bucket listing of the top 20 beaches in Victoria.
Residence of the Split Swirl Searching Compensation, Bells Beach is among one of the most prominent beaches in the state. With its high surrounding high cliffs, deep blue water, large swells, all-natural amphitheater, and various vantage spots, there’s a lot for spectators and web surfers alike. As a result of the large collapsing waves, it’s not a surprise that this spot is truly only for experienced web surfers, with the best time to go throughout fall and also winter months.
Portsea is a preferred summer season location on the Peninsula, with swimming, searching, rock systems, angling, reefs, sand dunes, and a jetty to embark on the bay (envisioned). Due to the various holes, stay with swimming in between the flags. Car park, commodes, and also a coffee shop are all offered.
Forest Caves Coastline
This place on Port Phillip Island’s southeast coast is not just one to see for its lengthy sandy coast, however likewise for the rock platforms as well as namesake caves that come at low tide. This renowned browsing beach is likewise prominent for fishermen as well as bush walkers, with vehicle parking and also commodes readily available also. Swimming is not patrolled below, so please be conscious when you. Picture: Go To Victoria/ David Hannah
This swimming beach is also preferred for surfing, as well as angling, and also has a verdant foreshore best for an outing. Experience the regional dining establishments close by, and also holiday accommodation alternatives for all spending plans. If you’re in the mood for some dryland wanderings, head on one of the many strolling routes in the neighboring Otway Ranges
On the east side of Wilsons Headland, Haven Cove is a stunning remote coastline that comes by a strolling route from Sealers Cove, or Little Waterloo Bay To obtain a true slice of bush living– pay a minimal amount to camp below, utilizing the basic centers, like drinking water and compost bathrooms. In the morning, study the clear water for the very best get up experience (a little of) cash can acquire.
Cat Miller Bay.
This lovely coastline on Phillip Island’s southerly coast has a tranquil swell because of the safety headlands and rocky reef-filled entryway. The reef is breaking with sea life, so it’s ideal for snorkelling, while those who like to remain on land can meander along the bayside strolling routes. Keep an eye out for the SS Speke, the shipwreck from 1906, as well as if you’re eager to see more local coastlines, head to YCW. Image: Browse Through Victoria/ David Hannah
Johanna Beach, the state’s most hazardous beach on the Southern Sea’s ‘Shipwreck Coastline’, is extremely preferred with surfers and also coastline fishers, yet isn’t ideal for swimming. Picnicking and also walking are common below, as is outdoor camping amongst the dune. Johanna Beach Hunt is worth a see, as are the bordering walking routes, and distinct rock pools. Photo: Check Out Victoria
This seaside town south of Melbourne has an ocean pool in the rock system, as well as 2 beaches; Cape Paterson Browse Coastline (or First Browse), and also Cape Paterson Bay Beach. The bay coastline has a mild swell so family members frequent it, while the Browse Beach is ideal for surfers as well as appropriate swimmers. The coastline is patrolled, and rock angling is additionally common off the rocks and coral reefs. Image: Check Out Victoria
With its colourful 1900s showering boxes, Brighton Coastline is among one of the most legendary places in the state. The gentle swell makes this beach ideal for households, as is nearby Holloway Coastline Fishing is additionally feasible off the rocks as well as reefs.
Fairhaven Beach, on the Great Sea Road, is six kilometres long, includes two surf bars, a browse life conserving club, numerous swimming areas, stand paddle boarding, as well as beach and also river angling. The coastline is set against the tough Otway Ranges shrub, and also the area is a preferred with vacationer. While there, explore the bordering bush strolls, Cape Otway Lightstation, and also Otway Fly Treetop Adventures.
You’ve most likely currently seen photos of these iconic limestone heaps increasing wonderfully out of the water along the Great Sea Road, right before you check out the Twelve Apostles. But what the majority of people do not know is that you can really swim here. Weather condition allowing; you can make your means down the 86 steps carved into the 70-metre high cliffs, for a dip. This needs to be just one of one of the most marvelous beaches in the state.
Lake Tyers Coastline
Lake Tyers area is the bursting with activities. Learn to surf, fish for shellfishes, bream, flathead and crabs, head on a bush stroll, get on a boat, or swim in the isolated coastlines and also lakes. While you’re there, order a snack at the neighborhood hotel, and check out the seaside community. If you feel like stretching your legs, head to close-by Ninety Mile Coastline. Image: Check Out Victoria/ Josie Withers
Ninety Mile Beach
Separating the Gippsland Lakes from the Bass Strait, this 90-mile long stretch of golden sand as well as light blue water is Australia’s third longest continuous beach. The beach is born by dune, instead of rocky outcrops or cliffs, so the views are level, stunning as well as never ever ending. Visitors can swim, fish, bush stroll, and explore the seaside towns of Woodside as well as Seaspray. For calmer boating, bob on the serene Gippsland Lakes behind the beach’s dunes. Picture: Visit Victoria/ Luminaire Photo Stills
If you’re looking for blue-green water, wonderful surfing and swimming places, picnic facilities, rock pools, and also a broad sandy shore, Lorne Coastline is your place. This area is a prominent holiday destination for households, and also has bush strolling tracks in nearby Terrific Otway National Pa rk. Head to the Lorne Pier as well as cast a line for barracuda, whiting as well as trevally, as well as keep an eye out for whales moving in the colder months in between Might and September.
Loch Ard Chasm
Just 3 minutes’ drive west of the Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge is an inlet from the coastline that boasts turquoise waters, rugged bordering bush and incredible hunts. The bay is comparatively mild to the knocking coast beyond, as well as it was named after survivors of the Loch Ard shipwreck that were securely washed ashore in 1878. After a dip in the bay, directly one of the three easy walks that inform the history of the location. Picture: Check Out Victoria/ Mark Watson
The gentle waters of Port Phillip Bay make this place perfect for family members getaways. Portarlington, which massages shoulders with Indented Head next door, has bbqs and also picnic locations, a pier, as well as a large outdoor camping location. If you want a modification of landscapes from paddling in the clear water, head to a red wine sampling at some of the surrounding vineyards. Image: Check Out Victoria