|Western Port Ferries French Island Cruise|
|1 Crib Point Road Crib Point VIC 3919|
Cruises Departs from Cowes Jetty
French Island is a 15 minute fast catamaran ride from Cowes across Western Port Bay. Close to Phillip Island and the Mornington Peninsula, yet in many ways worlds apart, it is still a mystery to many who know little, if anything, about this Western Port Island.
|Inverloch is situated on Anderson Inlet which opens out to the waters of Bass Strait, water activities never cease, surfers, wind and kite surfers, water skiiers, scuba divers, fishermen, yachts from the South Gippsland Yacht Club whose multi coloured sails can be seen from many vantage points around the inlet.|
|Cape Paterson Road Inverloch VIC 3996|
Inside: All Tides
Suicide: High Tide
Eagles Nest: High Tide
Shack Bay: High or Low Tide
Twin Reefs: Low Tide
The Oaks: All Tides
For up to date information re the best waves in the area contact the team at Serious Surf in Williams Street Inverloch.
|Bunurong Marine & Coastal Park|
|17 kilometres of spectacular and rugged sandstone cliffs |
situated between Inverloch and Cape Paterson.
Opportunities for all types of recreation including diving and beach activities.
Note: The sancturary and conservation zones extend 1km out to sea to preserve marine life.
Fishing is not permitted between The Oaks and Eagles Nest
Flat Rocks: Opposite RACV Resort rock hoppers delight at low tide.
Smugglers Cave: Water washed sandy floored caverns, accessible at low tide, flooded at high tide (be aware of tide movements).
Eagles Nest: Most recognised landmark in the area-resembles the top half of the map of Australia. Panoramic ocean views.
Shack Bay: Boardwalk to clean, sandy beach, great spot for family picnic.
Surfing see information on Bunurong Surfing.
|Tide Guides Info From Rod Bending|
|Williams Street Inverloch VIC 3996|
Tide Guides are for sale at Rod Bending Fishing and Camping or daily tides information is displayed on the board in front of the shop.
Remember you need a fishing licence to fish in local waters.
Licences are available online or through Vic Fishing App.
Exceptions: U/18 or over 70 or you hold a Victorian Seniors Card
| Swim or surf only at beaches patrolled by lifeguards|
Always swim between the flags marking the area safer for swimming.
Read and obey the signs
Be careful where you dive accidents often result from diving into shallow waters.
Be aware of slippery banks and rocks when fishing
Dont swim under the influence of alcohol or drugs
Always swim under supervision
If you get into trouble in the water, stay calm. Signal for help, then float and wait for assistance
Float with a current or undertow. Dont try to swim against it.
When out on the water always wear the correct safety equipment.
|Cape Paterson Road Inverloch VIC 3996|
At the foot of the BunurongMarine Reserve opposite RACV Resort
Off Shore landmark for the keen fishermen
Good spot for whiting using one armed bandits or pippies.
|South Gippsland Yacht Club|
|Esplanade Inverloch VIC 3996|
On the Esplanade near Bowling Club
Sail competition rounds during the season.
|Rip Curl Phillip Island & Islantis Surf Experience|
|Phillip Island Road Newhaven VIC 3925|
Experience The Islantis Surf Experience just over the bridge at Newhaven Phillip Island
Discover surfing in an unique and immersive way.
Shop the latest fashions next door at Rip Curl Phillip Island.
Kit up with the best Surfboards, Wet Suits, Accessories - buy or hire.
Take a happy snap in the Big Wave or Combi Van in the car park. Be immersed in a wraparound surfing movie.
The Big Wave Cafe and The Island Accommodation are all in the same complex
|Pelican Feeding Daily at Noon San Remo|
|Marine Parade San Remo VIC 3925|
No Admittance Charge
Every day up to thirty local Pelicans arrive for their daily serve of fish, provided by San Remo Fishermans Co-op. This entertaining and close up natural experience is well worth the time - the kids will love it!
Afterwards try the Fish n Chips from the Co-op cafe