|Screw Creek Walk: Commences at the end of the Foreshore Camping Park (Esplanade). The walk takes you through mangrove mud flats and stands of Banksia and Melaleuca. Approx 1.5kms allow 40-45 minutes return.|
Townsend Bluff: Town walk to nearby hill with wide inlet views. Scene of many searches for alleged pirate treasure.
Point Smythe: Nature Conservation Reserve on the other side of the inlet reached by boat or drive around through Venus Bay's Number 5 beach 5kms from Venus Bay but well worth the effort.
|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
|Rainbow Park Opposite Shops in Ramsay Boulevard The Ideal Location for the Family BBQ or Picnic (free electric BBQS). |
The Glades Opposite the Inlet Hotel is Another Popular Area For Family Gatherings.
BBQ's and Toilets also Located On Ramsay Boulevard near Kiosk
|A Maze 'N Things Phillip Island|
|1805 Phillip Island Road Cowes VIC 3922|
Great Fun for Kids of all Ages! Get Lost In Our Maze, Gravity Room, Shrinking Room, Lookout Slide, Mini Golf, Ice Creamery, Cafe Chocolatte
Open 7 days from 10am
|Is not permitted between The Oaks and Eagles Nest.|
Remember, whether you are freshwater, estuary or saltwater fishing you need a licence.
Every angler can contribute to the welfare of the environment on which the sport depends. Discarded fishing line and empty food and drink containers should be disposed of thoughfully as not to cause littering and to avoid possible injury to people or animals.
|The Mouth of Andersons Inlet + 10 min to Port Phillip Heads Datum point for our tides, from then on in: |
Inverloch Boat ramp + 20 min
Stevie's Gutter + 45 min
Mahers Landing + 1 hour
Venus Bay Boat Ramp + 1 hour 30 minutes
Mouth of Tarwin River +2 hours,
Tarwin River, at the pub + 3 hours.
Highway Bridge Tarwin River + 3 hours 30 minutes. (Note these are annual averages only and vary each day. Differences over 60 minutes must be treated with caution, Courtesy of Port of Melbourne).
Tarwin River boat ramp 3 hours later.
|There are four boat launching facilities for Anderson Inlet.|
Inverloch Boat Ramp larger boats are advised to enter from the Esplanade (charges apply).
Mahers Landing provides good access but does require a person to hold the boat whilst parking the car and boat trailer.
Fishermans Jetty Venus Bay boats to 14 foot can comfortably access the inlet 2 hours either side of the tide.
Tarwin River boat ramp is best 4 hours either side of the high tide, but access to the inlet can be limited to 2 hours either side of the high tide.
|Shop 1/2 8 Williams Street Inverloch VIC 3996|
Anderson Inlet, the most southerly mangrove habitat in Australia provides an excellent environment for trevally, flathead, pinkie snapper, mullet, salmon, tailor, whiting, estuary perch, bream, mulloway, gummy shark and elephant fish. At the mouth of Screw Creek, along Mahers Landing and Doyles Road, there are natural bait grounds of Bass Yabbies and tube worm that can be pumped for recreational fishing.
The Tarwin River produces mullet, trevally and tommy rough on the moving tide.
Venus Bay Surf Beach is one of the last remaining pipi colonies in Victoria. Observing the hole and gutter formations on this
25km stretch of beach is crucial to getting the best results from beach fishing.
The winter months produce sensational sport fishing for Australian salmon and with schools of fish up to 3kg. Gummy shark, 7 gill sharks and other varities of bottom feeders come into feed on sand crabs at night. For all updated fishing information contact Kylie at Drift Inverloch
|Inverloch Charters||2 hour boat hire from $100|
| Inverloch VIC 3996|
4km from Inverloch on the Tarwin Road.
Great fun for catching fish or just exploring Anderson Inlet - no boat licence required.
| Inverloch VIC 3996|
Information about fishing, what fish you may catch and the best baits to purchase for:-
Inverloch, Prom Country and Lakes Entrance.
For Inverloch and Prom Country Info contact Kylie at Drift Fishing-Beach and Outdoor williams Street Inverloch phone 5674 3322